Global_SecurityThe US Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has published an online decision tree tool for determining whether or not non-US-made items that incorporate US goods, technology or software are subject to the jurisdiction of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The decision tool assists exporters to navigate the EAR’s complicated de minimis and direct product rules, and thus determine whether a non-US-made item requires a BIS license for reexports or retransfers.