U.S. Export Controls for Optical Equipment

The U.S. Departments of State, Defense and Commerce have released a proposed rule revising the U.S. Munitions List Category XII describing which technologies are covered and which items should be removed and placed on the less restrictive Commerce Control List. During CLEO:2015 government and industry experts provided an overview of the proposed rule and explained how industry can comment now through July 6.
This two-part video series captured the panel discussion featuring:
Moderator:  Tom Hausken, senior industry advisor, The Optical Society
Chuck Shotwell, senior consultant, MK Trade Compliance Group
Dr. Chris Costanzo, deputy director, sensors and aviation, U.S. Department of Commerce
Steven Emme, senior advisor, export administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
Chris Fish, vice president, McAllister & Quinn
For more information or a copy of the presentations, contact Laura Kolton, director of government relations, lkolto@osa.org