It is incumbent upon WCM investigators and staff to familiarize themselves with the regulations and policies governing export controls. Our staff is here to help should you need assistance deciphering any of the following materials:
WCM adheres to multiple federal agencies' export controls regulations. The three main regulations are:
- International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)(link is external) from the U.S. Department of State (Directorate of Defense Trade Controls) which covers items and services related to military/defense applications, including spacecraft and satellites.
- Export Administration Regulations (EAR)(link is external) from the U.S. Department of Commerce (Bureau of Industry and Security) which covers "dual use" civilian/military items and technology.
- Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)(link is external) from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, which covers restrictions due to foreign trade embargoes and economic sanctions.