By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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