Mike counsels clients on regulatory compliance matters related to export controls, sanctions, federal firearms law, and national security policy. He has extensive experience assisting clients with the import and export of weapons systems and technology to over 80 countries; classification requests; export agreements; compliance audits; and lobbying strategies.
His practice involves an in-depth understanding of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the Gun Control Act (GCA), the National Firearms Act (NFA), and OFAC regulations.
Mike regularly interfaces on behalf of his clients with government agencies including the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).
He is also well-versed in military technology and geopolitical affairs.
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