ATF Compliance Inspections – What Do I Need to Know

Each year, the ATF releases its fiscal year inspection results. The findings are the result of Industry Operations Investigators' field work. This advisory answers five [...]

April 2nd, 2015|

ATF Inspection Results – FY2014

2014 ATF Inspection Results The attached was published by ATF and is being presented by Orchid Advisors. The presentation includes the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 [...]

April 2nd, 2015|

Achieving FFL Objectives With Internal Controls

(Download) Firearm company executives and owners invest time preparing business plans, financial forecasts, inventory needs and other tools used to run the business. Whether or [...]

March 26th, 2015|

ATF eForms – Getting Started with Electronic Import Technology

(Download) We live in a world of evolving technology. It embodies most of what we do from email to regulatory forms processing. Not only does [...]

March 19th, 2015|

ATF Confirms Agenda For 2015 Firearms Compliance Conference

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to interact directly with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Top leadership from the Washington office has confirmed their [...]

March 12th, 2015|

ATF Right of Entry and Examination

(Download) The one thought in every licensee's mind is not if, but when, will ATF be knocking on the door for a compliance inspection.  This [...]

March 9th, 2015|

Firearm Dealer Bound Book Records (A&D Records)

Federal firearms licensees (FFLs) exist to make, import, export and sell firearms, ammunition and accessories. Sales can be to individuals, law enforcement agencies, and other [...]

March 5th, 2015|

Serial Number Inventory Control and Regulation 27 CFR 478.39a

(Download)It’s an unfortunate circumstance when a manufacturer, importer or dealer is the victim of a robbery, but what about loss arising from inventory discrepancies? FFLs [...]

March 5th, 2015|

Firearms Retailers to Benefit From Big Rock Sports and Orchid Advisors Partnership

(Read Full Press Release) Hartford, CT (March 3, 2015) — Big Rock Sports, LLC and Orchid Advisors, the only management consultancy dedicated to the firearms [...]

March 3rd, 2015|

Early Bird Registration for the 2015 Firearms Industry Compliance Conference Ends March 6!

Orchid Advisors is sending you a reminder to register for the FICC conference so you can take full advantage of our Early Bird registration discounts. [...]

March 2nd, 2015|