News and Alerts


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  • 12/21/2011: DDTC Will No Longer Offer Expedited Processing of License Applications to Export to Iraq
    10/7/2011: State Department Modifies the Requirement for Electronic Payment of Registration Fees
    7/28/2011: State Department Issues Final Rule Re Electronic Payment of Registration Fees
    7/15/2011: DDTC-Proposed Rules, July 2011
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RD occasionally distributes news and updates regarding activities happening within the firm, industry hot topics, current or upcoming regulation changes, trends, and more. You will find an archive of previously released news items here.


London Bound

Johanna Reeves will be speaking at the Export Compliance Training Institute (ECTI) ITAR, EAR, and OFAC Export Controls Seminar on May 9-12 in London, United Kingdom. For more details and registration information, click here. We hope to see you there! #exportcontrols #ITAR #EAR


7/1/2022: Johanna Reeves Appointed to Continue Serving on DTAG

The Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) is established under the authority of the Secretary and Department of State to provide a formal channel for regular consultation and coordination with U.S. private sector defense exporters and defense trade specialists on issues involving U.S. laws, policies, and regulations for exports of defense articles, services, and related technical data. The DTAG serves the Department solely in an advisory capacity. Membership of the DTAG is appointed by the Assistant Secretary.

Johanna has served since 2016, making this recent appointment her fourth term. Congratulations, Johanna!

5/20/22: Katherine Heubert Elected to SIA Board of Directors

We are proud to announce that Katherine Heubert has been selected to serve on the Society of International Affairs (SIA) 2022-24 Board of Directors. Katherine will serve on the Planning and Education Committee. SIA is a volunteer, non-profit, educational organization that was jointly formed in 1967 by U.S. Government and Industry. SIA provides a forum for the exchange of information related to export and import licensing. SIA interests cover the entire spectrum of licensing issues pertaining to the Departments of Commerce, Defense, State, and Treasury. For more information, please visit SIA’s website.

Congratulations, Katherine!


Johanna Reeves Testifies before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Johanna Reeves testified at a hearing held by the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations in favor of the proposed rules that would transition most firearms and ammunition from the export controls of the State Department’s International Traffic in Arms Regulations over to the jurisdiction of the Commerce Department and its Export Administration Regulations. You can watch the full hearing here. To view her prepared statement, please visit F.A.I.R. Trade Group’s website.