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Archive for May 2015

Category XII Proposed Rule Changes

On May 5th, the State and Commerce Departments released Category XII proposed rule changes.  If propose, some items currently under the jurisdiction of USML Category XII (Fire Ranger, Ranger Finder, and Optical and Guidance Equipment, etc.)  will transition to the Commerce Department.  Less items will be affected in this transition than in past category transitions (i.e. Category VIII). For some items, […]

Merger, Acquisition & Divestiture

If you are a State Department registered company, it is important to consider the State Department requirements in the event your company engages in a merger or acquisition. If the sale or acquisition involves an ITAR registered entity or business (i.e. product line) of an entity, the burden is on the seller to provide advance notification […]