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BIS Sunsets License Exception (CIV) for Civil End Uses in Countries in Group D:1

On April 28, 2020, the US Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published in the Federal Register a Final Rule amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR, subchapter C, parts 730-774) by removing License Exception Civil End Users (CIV) (§ 740.5), which authorized the unlicensed export, reexport, and transfer (in-country) of … Continue Reading

BIS Amends Regulations Governing Export and Reexport of Geospatial Imaging Software

On January 6, 2020, the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published an interim final rule amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to make software specially designed to automate the analysis of geospatial imagery subject to the EAR and to impose a requirement of a license for the export and reexport of such software. The … Continue Reading

Deadline Approaches for Certain Transitioning USML Category Items to CCL

Due to the Export Control Reform (ECR) that began nearly six years ago, the Department of States’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) has updated 18 of the 21 categories in the United States Munitions List (USML), and most of these categories had items transition to the Commerce Control List (CCL) of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by respective … Continue Reading

BIS Amends the EAR to Implement 2017 Wassenaar Plenary Agreements

The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has amended the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to reflect the 2017 changes to the dual-use controls adopted during the 2017 Wassenaar Arrangement Plenary Meetings. As set forth in the October 24, 2018 announcement in the Federal Register, the amendments revise 50 Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCNs) throughout the Commerce Control … Continue Reading

BIS Announces Revisions to Export Administration Regulations (EAR)

On August 30, 2018, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published in the Federal Register a final rule titled, “Revisions to the Export Administration Regulations Based on the 2017 Missile Technology Control Regime Plenary Agreements.” This new final rule amending the EAR reflects changes to the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) Annex pursuant to the October 2017 agreement by the … Continue Reading

US Export Control Reform: Potential Impact to Existing TAAs and MLAs

Due to the US Export Control Reform, all Technical Assistance Agreements (TAAs) and Manufacturing License Agreements (MLAs) containing USML Category XI transitioning items approved before the transitioning date of December 30, 2014 may expire at the end of 2017. Now is the time to review all of your active TAAs and MLAs. We explain the … Continue Reading

BIS Updates the EAR to Implement Wassenaar Changes to Encryption Controls and Others

On 20 September 2016, BIS issued a final rule implementing into the Commerce Control List (CCL) and other provisions of the EAR changes made to the Wassenaar Arrangement’s List of Dual-Use Goods and Technologies, adopted at the December 2015 Wassenaar Arrangement plenary meeting. The final rule revises 58 ECCNs in the CCL, adds two new ECCNs and changes eligibility criteria … Continue Reading

US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to Implement Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) Changes

BIS is amending the EAR to reflect changes to the MTCR Annex that were agreed to by MTCR member countries in 2015. The final rule, published in the Federal Register on 4 April 2016, makes conforming changes to correlate the Commerce Control List (CCL) and other EAR provisions with the current MTCR Annex. This includes revisions to six … Continue Reading

October 15 Deadline to Confirm Compliance of Licenses and Approved Agreement for Aircraft, Aircraft Engines and Aircraft Parts and Components

On 15 October 2013, as part of the US Government’s Export Control Reform (ECR), the US Departments of State and Commerce transitioned certain military aircraft, aircraft engines and aircraft parts and components from the United States Munitions List (USML) of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to the Commerce Control List (CCL) of the … Continue Reading
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