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Registration Rules: DDTC clarifies that U.S. Persons Working for Non-U.S. Entities Must Register

26 May 2015

The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls at the U.S. Department of State ("DDTC") has issued a proposed rule today (the "Proposed Rule") clarifying that the registration and licensing requirements under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ("ITAR") apply to U.S. individuals, whether located in the United States or abroad, who are engaged in the business of furnishing defense services to non-U.S. employers.

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