US State Dept increases civil monetary penalty for ITAR violations

Pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act, the US State Department has issued a final rule which increases the 2021 maximum civil monetary penalty to $1,197,728 per violation for export control breaches under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations. This is an increase of $13,992 from 2020. This new penalty amount (and a few others) came into effect …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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