Obama To Reveal Overhaul Of Export Controls

Law360, New York (August 30, 2010, 4:09 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama plans to outline sweeping changes to the U.S. export control system on Tuesday, aiming to bolster national defense by focusing on the most sensitive technologies and security threats, adapting to new technologies and wringing redundancies from the current process.

The president's speech, scheduled to be delivered via video at the U.S. Department of Commerce's Annual Export Controls Update Conference, highlights key elements from the administration's plans for updating the nation's export control system, based on findings from a comprehensive yearlong review of the...
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