Retail Panel Will Address ATF’s 2016 Firearm Lost Stolen Report

Tuesday, April 11th, the ATF, the federal agency responsible for investigating instances where firearms are lost or stolen from federal firearms licensees (FFL), released [...]

April 18th, 2017|

ATF Launches Firearm Robbery fflAlert System and Loss Prevention Guidance

On January 23, ATF will deploy “fflAlert” to inform Type 01 and Type 02 licensees of a robbery or burglary in their area. The alerts [...]

January 16th, 2017|

New Guide: Facilitating Private Sales – A Federal Firearms Licensees Guide

On November 16, 2016, the ATF released the following announcement: "We’ve put together this guide to educate Federal Firearms licensees (FFls) on how to facilitate [...]

November 18th, 2016|

ATF Form 4473, Firearms Transaction Record (Form 4473) Has Been Revised

  On November 14, 2016, the ATF released the following announcement: IMPORTANT NOTICE TO ALL FEDERAL FIREARMS LICENSEES ATF Form 4473, Firearms Transaction Record (Form [...]

November 15th, 2016|

Nitrocellulose Update – Addendum to August 31 Newsletter & ATF launches Reportit® App

Nitrocellulose Update - Addendum to August 31 Newsletter ATF’s June 2016 Explosives Industry Newsletter included a brief discussion of Nitrocellulose, and attempted to clarify the circumstances [...]

September 16th, 2016|

3 ATF Rulings That Affect Your A&D Record Keeping

On Monday, May 2nd, at the Firearms Industry Compliance Conference (FICC), the ATF announced the release of three new Industry Rulings: ATF Ruling 2016-1, 2016-2, [...]

May 10th, 2016|

DDTC Posts Revised Agreement Guidelines

If you prepare Technical Assistance Agreements (TAAs), Manufacturing License Agreements (MLAs) or Warehouse and Distribution Agreements (WDAs), you know that DDTC’s Guidelines for Preparing Agreements [...]

March 28th, 2016|

Final Rule in Effect: Commerce in Firearms and Ammunition – Reporting Theft or Loss of Firearms in Transit 

The Department of Justice is amending the regulations of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) concerning the statutory reporting requirement for firearms [...]

February 22nd, 2016|

Headquarters: ATF Releases Annual Firearms Manufacturers and Export Report

Today the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) released the Annual Firearms Manufacturers and Export Report (AFMER) which contains the latest numbers available [...]

February 22nd, 2016|

ATF Outreach: Big Data and FFL Collaboration

Over the past year ATF has continued to fine tune its approach towards regulating the firearms and explosives industries. The fundamentals of the program are [...]

October 29th, 2015|