We are a specialist service company offering assistance to corporations involved in the permanent and temporary export or temporary import of controlled equipment and technology. 

We are located in the Washington D.C. area with easy access to the U.S. Departments of Commerce, State and Defense, and other regulatory agencies involved in licensing review and approval.

We provide clients with expert guidance in the requirements of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), the Office of Foreign Assets Controls, Anti-boycott laws, U.S. Canadian Joint Certification Program (JCP) and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and support counsel with Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) filings.

We help devise strategies to achieve export approval for advanced systems and sensitive technologies.

We offer assistance in export jurisdiction and classification analysis of company products, software and technology, including position memos, preparation and filing of Commodity Jurisdiction requests with the Department of State and Commodity Classification filings with the Department of Commerce

We offer assistance in all aspects of licensing including application preparation, review of client work product, tracking status of cases in process with the US regulatory agencies and representation with the US regulatory agencies.

We conduct in-house training, webinars and workshops.

We perform gap analysis reviews and audits of client export compliance processes and procedures.

We assist clients with the development of export compliance programs meeting Department of State and Department of Commerce expectations based on company size and export activity.

We assist in the preparation of voluntary disclosures.

We provide guidance to companies in the logistics of exporting including assistance with export documentation and filing of Electronic Export Information to satisfy U.S. Customs and Border Protection requirements.

We offer live stream webinar training on various topics throughout the year including our regular ITAR FUNdamentals & ITAR for the Empowered Official.

We are dedicated to providing QUALITY service and work product.

FD ASSOCIATES has in-depth, hands-on experience in licensing, technology transfers, and the compliance with the U.S. export regulations.

FD ASSOCIATES has extensive experience working face to face with key U.S. Government licensing and compliance officials.

FD ASSOCIATES is backed by over 100 combined years of experience involving the acquisition and export and import of controlled equipment and technology.


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