Defense trade brokering activities are highly regulated and can include the financing, transportation, freight forwarding, or taking of any other action that facilitates the manufacture, export, or import or a defense article or defense service, irrespective of its origin. Legal advisement on how to comply with these requirements is essential to successful contract performance and the avoidance of civil and criminal sanctions.
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A recent New York Times article reported that William Powell, the author of The Anarchist Cookbook, died last year at the age of 66. [FN 1] The article noted: “William Powell was a teenager, angry at the government and the Vietnam War, when he walked into the main branch of the New York Public Library in […]
The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit recently dismissed a case filed against the State Department Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (“DDTC”) by the author’s law firm, finding that DDTC only intends to apply Arms Broker regulations, codified at Part 129 of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) [FN […]
The complexity of U.S. export control regulations is at an all-time high. If you had the ability to decide the next administration’s export control reform agenda, what would it be? PAST REFORMS U.S. export controls are principally administered by the State Department under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and the Commerce Department under the […]