ITAR - Updates reflect personnel, UK defense treaty exemption 

February 11:  A final rule from the U.S. State Department, published in today’s edition of the Federal Register, amends the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and:
  • Removes from the ITAR the position of “Managing Director of Defense Trade Controls” as an authorized official because this is no longer a position within the State Department
  • Updates the marking and reporting requirements for the UK defense treaty exemption under the United States-United Kingdom defense trade treaty exemption so that it is a clearer representation of treaty requirements and is also consistent with the ITAR
  • Corrects certain typographical and technical errors

Today’s final rule [PDF 225 KB] is effective February 11, 2014.



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