Source: U.S. Department of Defense DoD is adopting as final, with changes, an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 and a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015, both of which require contractor […]

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Source: U.S. Department of State – DDTC The Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) will meet in open session from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 1777 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20006. Entry and registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. The membership of this advisory committee consists of private sector […]

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Source: U.S. Department of the Treasury – OFAC OFAC, in consultation and coordination with the Department of State, is authorizing by general license transactions involving certain Belarusian entities blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13405. This license does not generally authorize the release of property blocked pursuant to E.O. 13405. This authorization expires on April 30, […]

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U.S. Department of Commerce – BIS This rule amends a license exception to allow cargo aboard aircraft to transit Cuba when that cargo is bound for destinations other than Cuba. This rule also authorizes export and reexport of certain items sold directly to individuals in Cuba under a license exception. Finally, this rule revises the […]

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Source: U.S. Department of the Treasury – OFAC OFAC and the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) are announcing new amendments to the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR), respectively. These amendments help create more economic opportunity for Cubans and Americans, further implementing the direction toward Cuba that […]

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Source: EU Commission The EU appealed the findings of the WTO panel assessing the EU compliance with an earlier ruling in the EU-US dispute over support to the European aircraft manufacturer, Airbus. In its report of 22 September 2016, the panel sided with the EU as regards some points of the dispute. It confirmed among […]

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Source: ATF Along with other agencies, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) will participate in a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) pilot test of the International Trade Data System (ITDS), using electronic processing of export data through the Automated Export System (AES) which is accessed within CBP’s Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). ACE, […]

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Source: U.S. Department of the Treasury-OFAC OFAC updated the Frequently Asked Questions Relating to the Lifting of Certain U.S. Sanctions Under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, amending two FAQs related to Financial and Banking Measures (C.7 and C.15), amending one FAQ related to Foreign Entities Owned or Controlled by U.S. Persons (K.19), and adding three […]

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DDTC invites to attend a webinar introducing the first release of the Defense Export Control Compliance System (DECCS); the IT Modernization effort which will replace DTrade and EFS with an easy to use, online system that provides industry with a content rich home page, the ability to save work in progress, and the ability to copy in-progress […]

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Source: U.S. Department of State-DDTC As part of the President’s Export Control Reform effort, the Department of State amends the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) by revising Category XII (fire control, laser, imaging, and guidance equipment) of the U.S. Munitions List (USML) to remove certain items from control on the USML and to describe more […]

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