Proper determination of whether advanced approval from the U.S. Government is required prior to an export; the agency from which to obtain approval; and the specific form of license, agreement, or other form of approval required can be difficult. Competent legal advice can answer these questions and help ensure the correctness of representations made in documents submitted in requests for approval.
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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 […]