ASA to Host ATF eForms Review at 2021 FICC


HARTFORD, CT (April 22, 2021) – Orchid LLC and Williams Mullen’s Firearms Industry Group announce that the American Suppressor Association (“ASA”) will host a presentation on the future of ATF eForms at the 2021 Firearms Industry Compliance Conference, to be held in Orlando, FL on June 8 – 9. The 90 minute session will be led by Knox Williams, President and Executive Director of ASA and will be delivered by leadership from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.


“ATF has and continues to evolve its eForm systems, a project that is critical to the processing of regulated firearm transactions,” said Philip Milks, VP of Regulatory Services at Orchid and ASA Board Member. “We’re honored to have ATF and ASA leadership speak directly to our conference attendees.”


The session will be held the morning of June 8 where ATF will provide a virtual walkthrough of the latest technology as seen in the eForms 4 application. Additionally, FFLs seeking to obtain a broader understanding will have an opportunity to witness the operation of current eForms which include ATF Forms 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 6A, 9, 10 and 5300.11.


And perhaps of greatest value to FFLs will be the unique opportunity to share their perspectives on the future design, operation and integration of ATF eForm systems with FFL business systems. The 90 minute discussion will accompany over 20 other sessions which cover such topics as Raising Capital in the Firearm Industry, Firearm M&A, the Legal Side of FFL Revocations, Advanced eBound Book Principles and Firearm Import / Exports.


The 2021 FICC event will be held at the beautiful Westgate Lakes Resort in Orlando, Florida. Discounted room blocks begin at $89 per night and have been expanded several days before and after the event for business travelers who wish to enjoy the resort with their families. All participants are invited to two cocktail receptions which will be held outside by the Pelican’s Landing pool.


ASA Discount: The association has made possible a discounted registration for its members, reducing the price of admission by 20%. Individuals seeking to receive the discont can contact Owen Miller, ASA’s Director of Outreach at


Registration: Individuals seeking to register for the in-person conference, to present or to sponsor the event can do so here or on the Orchid Advisors or Williams Mullen’s Firearm Industry Group websites.

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Orchid LLC and its subsidiaries offer business software, compliance software, and regulatory services to the shooting sports industry. Orchid Solutions provides firearm payment processing services, Point-of-Sale, and ERP services to improve how retailers, ranges, and manufacturers sell firearms and accessories. The firm’s business software integrates directly with Orchid eBoundTM, an application that provides a powerful low-cost electronic Bound Book and an electronic ATF Form 4473. Orchid Advisors provides ATF, Import, and Export licensing and firearm compliance services to Federal Firearms Licensees. The firm shares its expertise with the industry through the FFL UniversityTM, FFL MasterClassTM and the Firearms Industry Compliance ConferenceTM. For additional information, visit



Williams Mullen is a regional, full-service law firm with approximately 240 attorneys in offices across North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and Washington D.C. The firm’s Firearms Industry Group helps industry members navigate legal issues, from regulatory compliance to e-commerce development, financing needs and interest from the venture capital world. Additionally, Williams Mullen attorneys provide companies with advice and counsel in matters involving import and export controls, immigration and foreign direct investment, government contracting, and taxation. Visit them at



The American Suppressor Association (ASA) is the unified voice of the suppressor community. We exist for one reason and one reason only: to fight for pro-suppressor reform nationwide. ASA represents the interests of manufacturers, distributors, dealers, and suppressor owners nationwide.


Since the ASA’s formation in 2011, 3 states have legalized suppressor ownership and 18 states have legalized suppressor hunting. ASA has actively lobbied in 31 states and US territories, fought to ease the archaic restrictions on suppressors in D.C., testified in front of dozens of legislative bodies, hosted countless suppressor demonstrations for legislators, policymakers, media, and the public, and funded research proving the efficacy of suppressors. For more information on how you can join us in the fight to help protect and expand your right to own and use suppressors, visit

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