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|

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|

ATF Outreach: Big Data and FFL Collaboration

Over the past year ATF has continued to fine tune its approach towards regulating the firearms and explosives industries. The fundamentals of the program are [...]

October 29th, 2015|

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|

ATF Increases Industry Outreach

Over the past year ATF has continued to fine tune its approach towards regulating the firearms and explosives industries. The fundamentals of the program are [...]

October 29th, 2015|

The FFL Revocation Process

Halloween is just around the corner, but we aren’t trying to “scare you” with today’s discussion on ATF revocations! It’s important for FFLs to learn [...]

October 1st, 2015|

Turning ATF Compliance Efforts into ATF Compliant Results

We live in an age when we expect quick results. Our oil changes take about 10 minutes, our fast food restaurants boast a 60 second [...]

September 17th, 2015|

National Task Force Advisory Regarding Exploding Targets

“Exploding Targets (ETs) are a combination of non-explosive chemicals sold in a pre-packed form that, when throroughly mixed, form a high explosive for use in [...]

June 11th, 2015|

Daily Compliance Tasks vs Inspection Preparation

Are you ready for your next ATF compliance inspection?  If the ATF showed up today, would you have a pit in your stomach or a [...]

June 4th, 2015|

Orchid Advisors and NSSF Announce Platinum Sponsor Epicor and ATF Program Sessions At 2015 Firearms Compliance Conference

Hartford, CT, APRIL 7, 2015 — Orchid Advisors, the only management consultancy dedicated to the firearms industry, and NSSF, the trade association for the firearms [...]

April 7th, 2015|