How Does Trump Affect Marijuana, Firearms and the ATF Form 4473?

On January 20, 2017, President Trump was sworn into office. Amongst many ambitious plans to “Make America Great Again” there is still some uncertainty as to [...]

February 9th, 2017|

Gemini Southern Forms Partnership with Orchid Advisors

Hartford, CT / January 13, 2017 --- Merchant bank Gemini Southern announced today that it has formed a partnership with Orchid Advisors to provide corporate [...]

January 13th, 2017|

Orchid Advisors Announces Firearms Operations and Strategy Conference

Orchid Advisors, the Firearm Industry’s Trusted Compliance & Operations Experts announces the launch of an annual operations and strategy conference. The inaugural event will be [...]

November 3rd, 2016|

NSSF Partners with Orchid Advisors, Epicor, and NASGW on Firearms Retail Development Program

NEWTOWN, Conn.— The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®), the firearms industry’s trade association, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Orchid Advisors, Epicor [...]

October 18th, 2016|

Orchid Advisors Launches Strategy & Operations Practice with Hire of Firearms Industry Chief Operating Officer

Hartford, CT (September 12, 2016) – Jim Drager has joined Orchid Advisors as an Executive Director and leader of the firm’s Strategy & Operations practice. [...]

September 12th, 2016|

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|