5 Best Practices for Firearm Serial Number Reservation

The core of a manufactured firearm is the frame or receiver; according to the regulations, it must be marked with a serial number. The process [...]

March 30th, 2016|

Simplify and Streamline Firearms A&D with Epicor FFL Compliance Manager

Comprehensive Software Solution Helps Manage Compliance with Federal Firearm Laws, Allowing Federal Firearms Licensees to Focus on Growing Their Business Epicor Software Corporation, a global [...]

March 29th, 2016|

Are Your ITAR Empowered Officials Truly Empowered?

  ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) §120.25(a) states: Empowered Official means a U.S. person who: (1) Is directly employed by the applicant or a [...]

March 22nd, 2016|

5 Reasons Why You Should Be At Firearms Industry Compliance Conference 2016

The third annual Firearms Industry Compliance Conference (FICC) is coming up—will you be there? FICC focuses on collaborative discussion among legal, compliance, operations, and technology [...]

March 16th, 2016|

Is Compliance A Strategic Advantage?

We think so. At the end of the day, our industry is best served when the larger population improves its economic position while reducing its [...]

October 29th, 2015|

Know Your Regulators

You may have heard some horror stories…. They come intentionally when the owner isn’t there, they “swarm” the building, they are out to get you [...]

January 14th, 2015|

Getting an FFL

With the New Year upon us, for many it is time for change or an opportunity to refine our bucket list; Perhaps you've started that [...]

January 7th, 2015|

Preparing for the Busy Months Ahead

Are you ready?  We are in the peak of one busy season after another.  We’ve got hunting seasons opening and closing, the holiday season bringing [...]

December 10th, 2014|

How to Check the ATF Record Flow

Have you ever wondered why the ATF IOIs request so many different records and documents for review during your compliance inspection?  What are they looking [...]

December 3rd, 2014|

Best Practices in Firearm Destruction and Scrapping

There are several regulations found in ATF’s Firearms Regulations Reference Guide that instruct the industry on the proper ways of manufacturing and acquiring firearms.  [...]

November 19th, 2014|