In seeking to increase interoperability with U.S. allies, President Obama’s Export Control Reform Initiative has vastly increased the complexity of U.S. export control regulations.  This has resulted in a variety of adverse impacts on U.S. industry that may outweigh any benefits of reform.

For a more detailed discussion on the problems caused by export control reform, see “Status and Adverse Consequences of U.S. Export Control Reform,” Thomson Reuters Practical Trade & Customs Strategies, Volume 3, Number 6, June 2014.

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