US court blocks revised 3D printing firearms export regulations

We reported in January 2020 that, effective from 9 March 2020, the responsibility for exports controls on certain firearms, including 3D printed firearms software, was to be transferred from the US State Dept to the US Commerce Dept, and exports would become subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) rather than the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), (see post). …

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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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