The Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR or Regime) is an export control arrangement among 35 nations seeking to limit the risk of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. The U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security is amending the Export Administration Regulations to reflect changes to the MTCR Annex (a common list of controlled items established by the Regime) that were agreed to by MTCR member countries at the October 2017 Plenary in Dublin, Ireland, and the May 2017
The U.S. Department of State continues its temporary modifications to paragraph (b) in Category XI of the United States Munitions List (USML). Amended instructions 1 and 2 are effective August 30, 2018, while amended instruction No. 3 is effective August 30, 2019. To read the complete Federal Register entry please click here.
The U.S. Department of State has determined that Russia violated the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991 by using chemical weapons against its own nationals. Therefore, effective August 27, 2018, the U.S. imposes the following sanctions against Russia: 1. Foreign Assistance 2. Arms Sales 3. Arms Sales Financing 4. Denial of United States Government Credit or Other Financial Assistance 5. Exports of National Security-Sensitive Goods and
The UK's Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU) has published the latest 'guidance' report regarding export controls on: Military items Dual-use items (items with both civil and military uses) Civilian firearms Items usable for torture in case of a 'no deal' Brexit scenario in March 2019. This 'guidance' report is a part of a series of technical notices to inform businesses and citizens of the requirements in the case of a 'no deal' scenario between the UK and the EU. In this 'guid