Broader Than Bombs: What The AECA Means To Cos.

Law360, New York (February 2, 2012, 1:12 PM EST) -- A business owner likely never imagined that the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulation might apply to him or her and the business. But the broad scope of these laws can have a substantial effect on both, and result in serious consequences. Congress enacted these laws during the Cold War to control the import and export of defense articles, including nuclear weapons, listed on the United States Munitions List.

The AECA gives the president the authority to control the export of...
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