Informing DOD Suppliers Of Export Control Obligations?

Law360, New York (June 30, 2010, 1:47 PM EDT) -- On April 8, 2010, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) amended the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to roll out a single export controls clause for use in DOD contracts.

DOD claims the single clause addresses export compliance by putting the onus on contractors to identify export restrictions in their contracts. In reality, contractors have borne this burden since the introduction of U.S. export control laws and regulations decades ago, with or without a DFARS clause notifying them of this obligation.

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