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ITAR-at-Home: State Department considers permanent remote work provisions

DDTC’s willingness to consider remote work is in step with the changing nature of today’s workplace and lessons learned during the pandemic.

Nearly a year ago, the US Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (“DDTC”) implemented temporary provisions under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) to allow remote work in support of certain activities subject to ITAR control, regardless of work location, unless located in an ITAR-embargoed country.1 Specifically, ...

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