Export Controls for Researchers

Penalties

Penalties for failing to comply with export control regulations can be steep. 

  • Criminal violations of EAR carry potential penalties of up to $1,000,000, as well as up to 20 years’ imprisonment.  Civil penalties include fines of $11,000 to $120,000 per violation. 
  • Criminal violations of ITAR can entail fines of up to $1,000,000 and up to 20 years’ imprisonment.  Civil penalties include fines of up to $500,000. 
  • Criminal violations of OFAC regulations are also severe.

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