It has now been over a year since the President’s Export Control Reform Initiative kicked off in October 2013 with revisions to four categories of the United States Munitions List (USML). Since then, 4 more rounds of changes...more
On December 19th, President Obama signed Executive Order (EO) 13685 specifically targeting Crimea and those responsible for the usurpation of the peninsula back in March. This latest EO was the forth in a series aimed at...more
It’s been just about a year since the President’s Export Control Reform Initiative kicked off with revisions to four categories of the United States Munitions List (USML). Since then, two more rounds of changes has brought...more
The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), the two offices in charge of issuing export licenses for controlled dual-use and defense...more
Export controls and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) have hit the big leagues. Even NPR’s Martin Kaste is covering it! I think such coverage is great because outside of the University research communities...more
Seems like all my free moments are on a plane. This flight in particular is an 8 hour flight — the inflight entertainment and the light controls are not working! This gives me time to reflect on Export Control Reform. With...more
Happy New Year! As you plan for 2013, here are several items to think about and to incorporate into your business expansion plans. These actions could have a significant effect on U.S. businesses.
The Department of Commerce’s (“Commerce”) Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is in the process of publishing proposed rules regarding export control reform. It is currently accepting public comments until January 28, 2013...more