FBI NICS Announces Enhanced Customer Service

On May 17, 2017 FBI NICS announced the following for firearms retailers: In calendar year 2016, the FBI Criminal Justice Information Services Division’s National Instant [...]

May 17th, 2017|

FBI NICS Announces 2017 Retailer Day

On May 16, 2017 FBI NICS announced the following for firearms retailers: The FBI Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division’s National Instant Criminal Background Checks [...]

May 16th, 2017|

ATF Announces Release of Updated eForm 4473

ATF Announces Updated eForm 4473  ATF has officially announced the release of the updated eForm 4473.  The updated form incorporates the changes made [...]

May 11th, 2017|

ATF Form 4473 (Spanish Version) to be Posted in Federal Register for Comment

As you are aware, the new ATF Form 4473 took effect in January of this year.  In order for us [ATF] to offer the [...]

May 5th, 2017|

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|