ITAR Interim Final Rule on Encryption Became Effective on March 25th

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On March 25, 2020, the following Directorate of Defense Trade Controls’ (DDTC’s) Interim Final Rule, commonly referred to as the “Encryption Rule” took effect. See 84 Federal Register 70887 (International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Creation of Definition of Activities That Are Not Exports, Reexports, Retransfers, or Temporary Imports; Creation of Definition of Access Information; Revisions […]

DDTC Requests Public Comments for the Consolidation of ITAR License Exemptions

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On July 26th, the U.S. State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (“DDTC”) published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking public comments on the proposed consolidation and clarification of the various license exemptions in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”). DDTC is currently working to streamline and clarify the ITAR, and its goal […]

Upcoming ECTI Seminars in Orlando: ITAR Defense Trade Controls/EAR Export Controls (February 2019)

Presented by the Export Compliance Training Institute (ECTI) and Sponsored by Miller Proctor Law PLLC  This seminar series provides both novice and experienced export compliance professionals with a comprehensive education on complying with United States export regulations.  We will review recent Export Control Reform (ECR) changes as well as new trade and enforcement priorities from […]

Upcoming ECTI Seminars: ITAR Defense Trade Controls/EAR Export Controls in San Diego (January 2019)

Presented by the Export Compliance Training Institute (ECTI) and Sponsored by Miller Proctor Law PLLC  This seminar series provides both novice and experienced export compliance professionals with a comprehensive education on complying with United States export regulations.  We will review recent Export Control Reform (ECR) changes as well as new trade and enforcement priorities from […]

State and Commerce Departments Publish Long-Awaited Proposed Rules for U.S. Export Controls on Firearms, Ammunition and Related Equipments

State and Commerce Departments Publish Long-Awaited Proposed Rules for U.S. Export Controls on Firearms, Ammunition and Related Equipments

On May 24th, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) and the State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (“DDTC”) published the long-awaited proposed rules for the export control of firearms, guns, ammunition and related articles under the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”). These are just […]

U.S. State Department Increases Maximum Civil Penalty Amounts

U.S. State Department Increases Maximum Civil Penalty Amounts

As of January 3, 2018, the maximum civil penalty amounts that may be assessed by the U.S. State Department for violations of certain laws and regulations have been adjusted upwards for inflation per the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended. What does this mean for U.S. companies? Briefly, violations of the Arms Export […]

“ITAR Defense Trade Controls/EAR Export Controls Seminar”

Live Webinar 1:00pm – 2:30pm ET International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and Office of Foreign Assets Controls & Embargoes (OFAC) Explained – complete with the latest updates on Export Control Reform (ECR): This seminar series provides both novice and experienced export compliance professionals with a comprehensive education on complying with […]