US export controls on firearms transferred to Commerce Dept

2 final rules have been published to transfer export control of certain firearms from the State Department’s Directorate of Defence Trade Controls (DDTC) (Final Rule) to the Commerce Dept’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) (Final Rule), effective from 9 March 2020. Items include commercial firearms, close assault weapons, 3D printed firearms, and ammunition. Fully automatic firearms, ammunition and technology …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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