Some intel on BIS’s New Military-Intelligence End Use Rule


On 15 January 2021, the US Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) published a rule under the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) with new restrictions targeting “military-intelligence end uses/end users” (“MIEU”).

The MIEU Rule will prohibit the export, reexport, and in-country transfer of any items subject to the EAR – as well as certain support services provided by US persons – to users engaged in intelligence activities for the militaries of China, Russ...

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