Tag: arms trade

BAE Systems plc agreement raises ITAR Part 130 compliance issues for international defense/arms trade

Steptoe & Johnson LLP Ed Krauland, Andrew D. Irwin, Jack Hayes and David Lorello As we previously described on February 22, 2010, BAE Systems plc (“BAES”) of the United Kingdom entered into anagreement with the US Department of Justice (“DoJ”) to plead…

Italian police arrested seven people over arms trade

Italian police have arrested seven people for allegedly selling arms and ammunitions to Iran, authorities said Wednesday. Reportedly, among the arrested persons – five are Italian and two Iranian.

U.S. files new charges against arms dealer Viktor Bout

Washington (CNN) — International arms dealer Viktor Bout has been indicted by federal authorities on a series of new charges, including counts of illegally purchasing U.S. cargo planes to ferry weapons to warring parties and regimes in Africa and the…

U.S. Extradition Request for Export Defendant Heard by French Court

by Clif Burns(ExportLawBlog): Amir Ardebili, who we posted on here and here, is not the only Iranian being chased by U.S. prosecutors for activities he committed entirely outside the United States and which were legal in the country where they took place. Majid…