US Eyes Loosened Export Rules For Satellites, Electronics

Law360, Washington (February 4, 2014, 4:47 PM EST) -- Satellites, military electronics and chemicals will soon face more relaxed export regulations under a reform push that the Obama administration hopes will ease regulatory burdens on government contractors, an administration official said Tuesday.

In remarks with other U.S. government officials at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Deputy Assistant to the President Caroline Atkinson said the administration’s priority for 2014 is to finalize rules for those products to be moved from the U.S. Department of State-regulated U.S. Munitions List to the more relaxed rules of...
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