State Dept. Eases Gov't Arms Export Restrictions

Law360 (April 19, 2019, 7:56 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of State expanded an exemption from arms export licensing requirements for federal agencies in a final rule published Friday, allowing the exemption to cover not only temporary exports but also permanent exports and those made by third parties on behalf of the government.

Under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, or ITAR, importers and exporters of arms and “defense services” are, with limited exceptions, required to get a license from the State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, or DDTC, before making any arms transfers.

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