|After the UK Brexit referendum of 23 June the implications on the political, economic and legal relations between the UK and the EU have been discussed from many angles. But what about...|
BIS and DDTC Amend Regulations Fire Control, Laser, Imaging, and Guidance and Control Equipment
Specifically, a number of items in ITAR Category XII (Fire Control, Laser, Imaging, and Guidance and Control Equipment) are being transferred to the EAR, and a number of items in USML Categories VIII (Aircraft and Associated Equipment), XIII (Auxiliary Military Equipment), and XV (Spacecraft Systems and Associated Equipment) are being amended to reflect that items in those Categories will now be in the revised Category XII. These changes are being implemented in the EAR by amending Export Control Classification Number (“ECCN”) 7A611 and creating new “600 series” ECCNs 7B611, 7D611, and 7E611. For certain dual-use infrared detection items, the proposed rules would expand controls for certain software and technology, eliminate the use of some license exceptions, revise licensing policy, and expand license requirements for certain transactions involving military end users or foreign military commodities.
The Department of Energy (DOE) recently published its revised Part 810 Guidance on compliance with the amended Part 810 Regulations on nuclear export controls (10 C.F.R. Part 810). The 2015 ...24 June 2016
FinCEN Designates North Korea as a Jurisdiction of Primary Money Laundering Concern, Triggering Additional Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions
Pursuant to the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016’s requirement that the Secretary of the Treasury determine whether North Korea is a jurisdiction of...16 June 2016