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FEMA Ruling on Medical Resources
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FEMA Ruling on Medical Resources for Domestic Use

FEMA Temporary Ruling on Allocation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) A Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA ruling on medical resources will be effective until August 10, 2020. This action has been taken in response to the immediate need for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) caused by the COVID-19 epidemic.  Recent studies have shown that COVID-19 is

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huawei's legal problems
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Huawei’s Legal Problems Continue in the United States

Huawei’s Legal Problems in the United States Huawei’s Legal Problems in the United States continue on multiple fronts.  The Chinese tech giant has been the target of the U.S. Senate, The Department of Justice, and has had a case against U.S. Government contracts ban dismissed before going to court. Department of Justice Actions In an

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Airbus ITAR and Bribery Penalties
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Airbus ITAR and Bribery Penalties Over $3.9 Billion

Airbus ITAR and Bribery a Massive Multi-year Scheme The Department of Justice recently announced that Airbus ITAR and Bribery Penalties would amount to more than $3.9 Billion in fines to the United States and United Kingdom.  Airbus, based in France, is a leading global manufacturer of commercial and military aircraft.  This case, which involved the

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Geospatial Software Export Restrictions
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New Geospatial Software Export Restrictions to the EAR

New EAR Export Restrictions of Geospatial Software The Bureau of Industry and Science placed restriction on the export of geospatial software on January 6, 2020.  This ruling classifies software specially designed to automate the analysis of geospatial imagery, as specified, under the Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) 0Y521 series, specifically under ECCN 0D521.  This ruling

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ITAR definitions
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ITAR Definitions Changes for 2020

Changes in ITAR Definitions The U.S. State Department has made changes in important definitions of what constitutes an export under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).  These changes are due to take effect on March 25, 2020 and will effect the manner in which companies with ITAR classification must conduct business.  These definitions concern

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US Space Industry Deep Dive Assessment

US Space Industry ‘Deep Dive’ Final Dataset Findings prepared by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and its Industrial Base Surveys and Assessments. In June 2012, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), Office of Technology Evaluation, in coordination with the U.S. Air Force, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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ECR III
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ECR-III, BIS Implements Changes to EAR

Commerce/BIS Amends EAR, 15 CFR Parts 740 and 774 to Implement ECR-III Changes (Effective July 1, 2014) 79 FR 263-295: 15 CFR Parts 740 and 774; RIN 0694-AF58; Control of Military Training Equipment, Energetic Materials, Personal Protective Equipment, Shelters, Articles Related to Launch Vehicles, Missiles, Rockets, Military Explosives, and Related Items AGENCY: Bureau of Industry

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