International Trade Law News /title <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd"> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" lang="en"> <meta name="verify-v1" content="6kFGcaEvnPNJ6heBYemQKQasNtyHRZrl1qGh38P0b6M=" /> <head> <title>International Trade Law News

« Home | GAO Issues Report on Illegal Textile Transshipment... » | U.S. Steel Imports Declined in December 2003 » | United States is Now Cuba's Fifth Largest Import S... » | DOT Requires Foreign Air Carriers to Submit Revise... » | US Customs Collects $24.7 Billion in 2003 » | EU to Challenge US Practice of Zeroing Negative Du... » | ITA Announces Proposal to Govern False Statement A... » | Commerce Issues Preliminary Antidumping Determinat... » | Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigations... » | ITC Votes to End Case on Kosher Chicken From Canad... » 

January 29, 2004 

BIS Announces Settlement with Emcore Corporation on Violations of the Export Administration Regulations

The U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced that Emcore Corporation of Somerset, New Jersey has agreed to pay a $400,000 civil penalty to settle charges that it violated the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) in connection with exports of Metal Organic Vapor Disposition (MOCVD) tools to China and Taiwan. Exports of MOCVD tools to China and Taiwan are controlled for national security and anti-terrorism reasons.

BIS alleged that between 1998 and 2003, Emcore committed 71 violations of the EAR related to the export of MOCVD tools to China and Taiwan. BIS alleged that Emcore knowingly exported the MOCVD tools to consignees located in Taiwan without the required export licenses, illegally serviced the tools, failed to file Shippers Export Declarations (SEDs), and failed to retain certain export control documents. BIS also charged that between 2000 and 2003, Emcore made false statements to the U.S. government and violated conditions on export licenses that it had received for exports of MOCVD tools to consignees in China.

BIS said that Emcore voluntarily self-disclosed the violations and cooperated fully with the investigation.

Labels:


Editor

Subscribe

Subscribe to our confidential mailing list

Mobile Version

Search Trade Law News

International Trade and Compliance Jobs

Jobs from Indeed

Archives

Categories

Disclaimer

  • This Site is presented for general informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. No attorney-client relationship is formed when you use this Site. Do not consider the Site to be a substitute for obtaining legal advice from a qualified attorney. The information on this Site may be changed without notice and is not guaranteed to be complete, correct or up-to-date. While we try to revise this Site on a regular basis, it may not reflect the most current legal developments. The opinions expressed on this Site are the opinions of the individual author.
  • The content on this Site may be reproduced and/or distributed in whole or in part, provided that its source is indicated as "International Trade Law News, www.tradelawnews.com".
  • ©2003-2015. All rights reserved.

Translate This Site


Powered by Blogger