New Rules from BIS/DDTC

New Rules from BIS/DDTC

On June 3 of 2016, the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a final rule (RIN 0694 AG32), and the Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), issued an intern final rule, making important changes to key definitions in the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), respectively.  Both of these new rules have an effective date of September 1, 2016.