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Archive for February 2018

Minor Amendments to DDTC Agreements

Some changes to agreements (TAAs, MLAs, and WDAs) do not require approval by DDTC before going into effect. Changes that can be made via minor amendment are limited to revisions that do not change the scope of the agreement. DDTC has an inclusive list of what changes are allowable by minor amendment; these include (but […]

South Sudan Sanctions-Update

On February 14, 2018 the Department of State (DDTC) amended the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to prohibit exports, imports, and sales to and from South Sudan.  DDTC has implemented a policy of denial on the export of defense articles and defense services, with certain specific exceptions which include exports for United Nations operations […]

Destination Control Statement

As a reminder, the stipulated Destination Control Statement is required to be printed on all commercial invoices for shipments of all ITAR and most EAR jurisdiction items. Items classified as EAR99 or exported under license exception BAG or GFT will continue to not require a Destination Control Statement.  The Destination Control Statement for both State/Commerce […]

South Sudan Sanctions

On February 2, 2018, the State Department announced they will be executing limitations on the export of defense articles and services to South Sudan. This announcement is in response to the worsening humanitarian crises in South Sudan, with killings of aid workers on the rise, in addition to a worsening famine and refugee crises.  The State Department […]

Annual Reports of Sale

Annual Reports of Sale are required to be submitted to DDTC for Warehouse and Distribution Agreements and Manufacturing License Agreements. These report should only include what was manufactured (MLA) or distributed (WDA) from the foreign party, not what was exported to the foreign party from the U.S. party. Only actual transfers of hardware by the […]