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BIS Published Final Rule Creating List of Military End Users in China, Russia and Venezuela that Require Licenses under Newly Expanded Part 744.21 Military End User/End Use Rule

On December 23, 2020, the Bureau of Industry and Security Published a Final Rule creating a new Supplement 7 to Part 744 Military End User (MEU) list. The list contains names and addresses of one hundred and two entities [57 in China and 45 in Russia] that BIS has determined to be military end users thus requiring a licensing for all items listed in Supplement 2 to Part 744 of the EAR that are exported, re-exported or transferred (in country) to these entities in China, Russia or Venezuela. In the announcement BIS makes a point of noting that this is just the first tranche of entities to be listed in […]