By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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