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.
DEFENSE TRADE LAW BLOG
The agencies that administer U.S. export control and sanctions laws maintain various prohibited party lists. These lists contain names and other information on drug traffickers, weapons proliferators, terrorists, members of oppressive regimes, and other parties with whom exports and other transactions are restricted and, in many cases, altogether prohibited. The Departments of Commerce, State, and […]
Is there such a thing as “attempted” arms brokering under the Arms Export Control Act or do the mere acts of soliciting, negotiating, and other discussions regarding the export of defense articles on behalf of a third party constitute a completed offense of arms brokering? Does the Arms Export Control Act provide the State Department […]
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 […]