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New Controls on Emerging Technologies Agreed at Wassenaar Arrangement 2018 Plenary


On May 23, 2019, the Bureau of Industry and Security implemented new rules to reflect controls agreed to the Wassenaar Arrangementt at the 2018 Wassen...

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Temporary General License for Huawei


A temporary General License has been issued for Huawei. This temporary general license allows, from May 20, 2019, through August 19, 2019, the followi...

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De Minimis Rules and Guidelines


If foreign made items incorporate controlled US items or technology, it is important to consider de minimis rules and guidelines to determine if these...

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Exemption for Transfers By or For the U.S. Government

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The Department of State recently amended the ITAR to revise the licensing exemption for transfers made by or for an agency of the U.S. government. The...

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Discrimination Based on Citizenship


ITAR and EAR regulations require licensing authority for US persons (companies etc.) to export/transfer restricted technical data to non-US person emp...

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DOD – Military Critical Technical Data- Joint Certification Program (JCP)


  For a U.S. company to be permitted access to U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) or Canadian Department of National Defense (DND) technical data t...

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U.S. Halts F-35 Operational Equipment Shipments to Turkey


On April 1, the Pentagon announced it was halting shipments of equipment related to the operation of the F-35 fighter.  As of now, the halt only affec...

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Registration Requirements for Gunsmiths


Many small businesses involved in gunsmithing are surprised when informed that they are required to register with the Directorate of Defense Trade Con...

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If your company will be participating and exhibiting products at Air Shows or Trade Shows, it is important that any military/defense products, includi...

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Canadian Exemption Provision


Canadian Exemption Provision Under 22 CFR 126.5 (b)(1), defense items being exported to Canada may be eligible for this State Department license excep...

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