Tag Archives: USML

Streaming Live: Trade Compliance and Emerging Policy – July 23-24, 2020

Here is your opportunity to be part of the biggest trade compliance conference of the year from the comfort and safety of wherever you might be. Streaming live from Washington DC and London on July 23 and 24, Content Enablers has convened a select panel of high-level government and industry policy leaders – featuring Matt … 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

Regulatory Revisions to International Traffc in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

On October 4, 2018, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) announced in the Federal Register revisions to the ITAR titled, “Regulatory Reform Revisions to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.” The revisions are in response to comments that the Department of State received. The new rule has removed certain notification requirements from the ITAR, and it removed certain items … 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

DDTC Publishes Final Rule Revising USML Categories VIII and XIX

In the latest steps taken to implement the President’s Export Control Reform initiative, DDTC has published a final rule implementing revisions to Categories VIII (aircraft and related articles) and XIX (gas turbine engines and associated equipment) of the United States Munitions List (USML). Among other things, the rule clarifies the scope of items covered by those … Continue Reading

DDTC and BIS Issue Proposed Rules to Reform USML Category XII and Related Controls of Fire Control, Laser, Imaging, and Guidance and Control Equipment

The US State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) and Commerce Departments’ Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) have issued companion proposed rules to reform Category XII of the US Munitions List (USML). Under the proposed rules (State Rule; BIS Rule), certain fire control, laser, imaging, and guidance and control equipment that were previously controlled as defence articles … Continue Reading

State Department and BIS Seek Comments on Certain USML Categories and Related Items on the CCL

Continuing its effort under the Export Control Reform (ECR) initiative, the US Department of State issued a Request for Comments concerning its 2014 revisions to the following categories of the United States Munitions List (USML): Category VI (Surface Vessels of War and Special Naval Equipment), Category VII (Ground Vehicles), Category XIII (Materials and Miscellaneous Articles) … Continue Reading

DDTC Publishes Public Comments to Proposed Revision of US Munitions List Categories XIV and XVIII

Public comments to the proposed rule that would implement revisions to Categories XIV (toxicological agents, including chemical agents, biological agents, and associated equipment) and XVIII (directed energy weapons) of the US Munitions List (USML) are now posted to the Directorate of Defence Trade Controls (DDTC) website. The proposed rule, at 80 FR 345872, is part … 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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