How to Prepare ITAR Licenses and Agreements,and Reduce the Risk of RWAs: A Step-by StepGuide to Filling Out Applications, Electronic Filingand Providing Supporting Documentation

October 21, 2014 2:00pm

Bart McMillan
Baker & McKenzie

Michael Laychak
Deputy Director Defense Technology Security Administration
U.S. Department of Defense (Washington, DC)

Tony Dearth
Director, Office of Defense Trade Controls Licensing
Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, U.S. Department of State

ITAR Licenses

  • When a DSP-5, DSP-73, or DSP-61 , DSP-85, TAA, MLA or WDA is required: The approvals process, how to expedite the process, timeframes and how to reduce the risk of delay
  • Ensuring you get hardware and tech data included on a single license
  • Returns: Special considerations
  • Licenses in furtherance of agreements
  • Constructing an accurate scope of export in your license application
  • Drafting a license application: What to include, how to fill out the forms using DTrade2, and how to submit the application for
  • When to use a letter of intent to support a license request
  • What DDTC expects beyond the written guidelines
  • Structuring and valuing license authorizations
  • Key reasons for RWA (Returns without Action) or license denials, and how to prevent them

ITAR Agreements

  • When and how to get TAAs, TAA Amendments, Re-Baselined TAAS and MLAs
  • When to cover foreign nationals under MLAs and TAAs
  • Degree of information expected by DDTC and DTSA in TAA scope of export and statement of work
  • What DDTC and DTSA expect beyond the written guidelines
  • Analysis of sample TAAs and MLAs