US State Dept reaches $1m settlement with AeroVironment Inc for export control violations

AeroVironment Inc (AV) has reached an agreement with the US State Department to pay $1,000,000 to settle allegations that it breached the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). $500k of the penalty has been suspended on the condition that the funds will be used to engage an external compliance officer, and to conduct …

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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