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$45,000 Fine for Unlicensed Exports of Controlled Items to Spain

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Bureau of Industry and Security has issued an order imposing a $45,000 civil penalty on an Ohio company to settle charges that it exported a hot melt prepreg machine for uni-directional tape, which is controlled under the Export Administration Regulations for missile technology reasons and classified under ECCN 1B001.e, to Spain without the required license. If the company fails to pay the fine in a full and timely manner, BIS may suspend its export privileges for up to one year.

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