Arms Treaty May Spell Changes In US Export Controls

Law360, New York (September 26, 2013, 10:36 PM EDT) -- Despite assurances from the U.S. State Department that the signing this week of the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty won't lead to new U.S. export controls, attorneys say exporters should watch for potential changes to reporting requirements and procedures at the agencies that oversee the U.S. export control system.

During the U.N. General Assembly in New York, Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday signed on to the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty. Including the U.S., which was the 91st country to sign on, a total of...
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