For the past several decades, and especially since the heightened security enforcement in international trade, the global business community has railed against the complex, overlapping U.S. export controls laws and...more
We have written over the years about export control laws and other regulatory controls related to international trade. We have also discussed the comparative advantages that some countries have over others, including the...more
New rules implementing export control reforms become effective October 15, 2013. The keystone of these reform efforts is to transfer jurisdiction of less sensitive military items currently controlled under the International...more
On July 8, 2013, the U.S. Departments of State and Commerce published final rules (78 Fed. Reg. 40892 and 40922), effective in 180 days (January 6, 2014), transferring export control jurisdiction over certain items previously...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.
Satellite Export Controls Now Eligible to be Returned to Commerce Department Jurisdiction -
On January 3, 2013, President Obama signed into law Public Law No. 112-239, the Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act of...more
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