US Moves Closer To Single Export Controls List

Law360, San Diego (July 19, 2011, 6:34 PM EDT) -- Commerce Secretary Gary Locke said Tuesday the federal government had proposed the transfer of less sensitive military items to a list managed by the U.S. Department of Commerce, aiming to update the U.S. export control system in order to boost national security and economic competitiveness.

The proposal is part of an effort to overhaul the current system’s Cold War-era framework for protecting military technologies and eventually establish a single control list as directed by President Barack Obama. The plan seeks to shift tens of thousands of...
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