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Archive for May 2016

Vietnam Arms Policy Change

On May 23, 2016, the previous policy of denying all DDTC licenses for lethal weapons to Vietnam (i.e. arms and related material) has been terminated. Effective immediately, all ITAR license applications to export or temporarily import defense articles (ITAR controlled items) to Vietnam will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. A Federal Register notice will […]

Dual Nationals and Third Country Nationals

The State Department sets forth their policy regarding export licensing/agreements and dual-citizens/third-country nationals in two sections of the ITAR. §124.16 allows dual/third country nationals of NATO/EU nations, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, and Switzerland to have access to defense articles/technical data provided for under a TAA/MLA, provided they are an employee of the foreign signatory or […]

Yearly Compliance Requirements

To remain compliant with export control laws and regulations, there are a number of requirements that must be met on a yearly basis. All employees who are involved in export- decision making should receive training on a yearly basis.  Additionally, any new export involved employees should be trained within 90 days of hire and should […]