NASGW and Orchid Advisors Launch State Firearms Portal

(Hartford, CT, & Oakbrook Terrace, IL, August 15, 2016) —Orchid Advisors, the Firearm Industry’s Trusted Compliance & Operations Experts, and the National Association of Sporting [...]

August 15th, 2016|

Five Ways You Can Inadvertently Expose Your Firearm Technical Data to Foreign Persons

Under the ITAR, technical data includes any information “required for the design, development, production, manufacture, assembly, operation, repair, testing, maintenance or modification” of a firearm [...]

August 4th, 2016|

Who Needs to Know About the ITAR In Your Firearm Company?

Compliance with the ITAR is a challenge for companies in the firearms and ammunition business because its rules are not intuitive. The best way to [...]

July 25th, 2016|

5 Common ITAR Violations You May Not Know About

If you’re a business that manufactures or exports defense articles like firearms and ammunition, you’re subject to the rules of the ITAR, the International Traffic [...]

May 31st, 2016|

What is ITAR?

The ITAR are federal regulations with which any American company that manufactures firearms or ammunition, or sells them internationally, has to comply. Even manufacturers who [...]

May 17th, 2016|

What is The Firearms Compliance University?

Firearms Compliance University is the first education program specifically focused on the manufacturers, distributors, pawn shops and retailers of the firearms industry. University [...]

May 3rd, 2016|

Orchid Advisors and The Ashcroft Law Firm Announce Firearms Industry Strategic Advisory Service

(Hartford, CT, April 27, 2016) — Orchid Advisors, the Firearm Industry’s Trusted Compliance and Operations Experts, and former Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, [...]

April 27th, 2016|

4 Best Practices for Firearm Serial Number Recording

As the fourth step in our Serial Number Management process, firearm serial number recording should largely be addressed through the best practices discussed in serial [...]

April 21st, 2016|

5 Best Practices for Firearm Serial Number Tracking

Federal Firearm Licensees have an obligation to know which firearms they possess, receive or transfer – a process that continues throughout the industry’s supply [...]

April 14th, 2016|

5 Best Practices for Firearm Serial Number Application

Firearm Serial Number management is a necessary component of the industry’s asset identification, tracking and tracing process. In this post, we will cover Serial Number [...]

April 8th, 2016|