US Aims To Ease Up Licensing On Defense Exports

Law360, New York (August 12, 2010, 5:17 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of State has put forth rule changes to alleviate the licensing burden on exports of defense items to foreign end-users that employ dual nationals or third-country nationals, a step in the Obama administration's effort to overhaul the export control system.

The proposed rule, published in Wednesday's Federal Register, would amend the International Traffic in Arms Regulations so that end-users that wish to transfer U.S. Munitions List-controlled items within a foreign company, government or international organization no longer have to obtain additional authorization from...
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