Export Reform is coming sooner than you think. Beginning October 15, 2013, articles from two USML categories will be transitioning over to Department of Commerce control. This is first of many changes that will be coming in the months ahead.  Are you ready? On July 23, the Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) hosted their 2013 compliance update. In case you missed it, here are links to the important presentations about the impending changes:

Aerospace: Jurisdiction and Regulatory Changes
Anatomy of an Investigation
Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement Speech
Encryption Controls
Export Control Reform – Changes for Shippers and the Automated Export System
Export Control Reform – License Exceptions
Export Control Reform – New Order of Review and the “600 series”
Export Control Reform – “Specially Designed”
Export Control Reform – Transition Issues
Interagency Panel
Meeting the Deemed Export Challenge
Military Vehicles, Vessels, and Miscellaneous Equipment Rule
Nuclear Technology Policy Nuclear Technology Policy, Licensing Issues & Trends
Regulatory Review
Use of the Entity list: Counter Proliferation Efforts