Understanding DDTC’s new FAQs on Defense Services and US Persons abroad

Understanding DDTC’s new FAQs on Defense Services and US Persons abroad

On 6 January 2020 the US Directorate of Defence Trade Controls issued Frequently Asked Questions on Defense Services and U.S Persons Abroad.  These provide welcome clarity for non-US companies employing US Persons on defense articles or services.  Ed Peartree is Group Deputy Head of Export Controls, Licensing and Policy at BAE Systems and was previously…

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Three documents worth reading to avoid ‘inadvertent non-compliance’

For people involved in export controls, keeping an eye on all the latest regulatory changes and developments is a must. Geopolitical events have a genuine impact on the trade of controlled goods with Roger Arthey, chairman of the IOE&IT’s Export Control Profession, saying it is vital companies have up-to-date knowledge to avoid “inadvertent non-compliance”. Three…

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White House tightens screw on Huawei and potential implications for UK exporters

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Tightening US export controls, designed to limit Chinese tech giant Huawei’s penetration into western markets, could reshape global tech supply chains, according to industry analysts. Last year the US blacklisted Huawei, preventing US exporters from directly selling to them without a licence. The US is trying to control Huawei as the Chinese firm attempts to…

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