Guidelines for DSP-85 Applications – Updated
The universe of defense articles and defense services subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) consists predominantly of unclassified items. But some defense articles are also classified. If your organization deals with classified defense articles or defense services, you should familiarize yourself with a specific licensing form – the DSP-85.
Navigating the Export Implications of Cloud Computing
As more and more companies move their data and computing to the cloud, it’s important to understand the export implications of using cloud services. The U.S. government regulates the export of certain technologies, including software and data encryption, and these regulations can apply to cloud computing.
Technical Data Licensing – TAA or DSP-5
When it comes to exporting technical data, companies must comply with regulations set forth by the U.S. government. One important consideration is whether to obtain a Technical Assistance Agreement (TAA) or a DSP-5 license.
Exporting 600 Series Items Under License Exceptions
ECTI discusses the conditions and requirements for exporting items controlled under the Commerce Control List (CCL) “600 series” using license exceptions. It’s important to understand the licensing requirements and properly document the export transactions to avoid potential penalties and legal issues.
Permanent vs. Temporary Imports: Where the ITAR Meets the ATF
Are you aware of the difference between permanent and temporary imports? If you deal with ITAR and ATF regulations, it’s crucial to understand the distinction.
How Export Regulations Impact Domestic Activities
What types of strictly domestic activities—those taking place within the United States—are affected by the law? And what actions are specifically required? ECTI sets the record straight.
Understanding the Foreign Direct Product Rule
How can the United States claim export control jurisdiction over an item that isn’t made in the United States, doesn’t contain any U.S.-origin content, and is traded between parties in other nations without ever touching U.S. territory? That’s the idea behind the Foreign Direct Product Rule.
Understanding the Various Restricted Party Lists
It’s impossible to conduct a meaningful transactional export compliance process without running into the alphabet soup of restricted party lists. Here’s an overview of the lists most likely to come up and how they’re used.
Export Compliance Training Institute Hosts Live Seminar Series on ITAR, EAR and OFAC Export Controls in Tel Aviv, Israel
The Export Compliance Training Institute (ECTI), a leading provider of U.S. export controls compliance training for businesses, organizations, governments, and universities/research institutions, is pleased to present its upcoming live seminar series in Tel Aviv, Israel in January 2023.
License Exception ENC and the Complications Around Encryption
Hardware and software that incorporates encryption is a much larger category of exports than most people realize. That’s because just about anything that contains some sort of encryption capability – even if it’s ancillary to the item’s primary function – needs to be considered for export controls that may apply.