Deemed Export

Questions and answers about Deemed Export

  • Green Card and Chinese passport

    Question: A green card holding customer with a Chinese passport wants to visit our US factory.  I know that US permanent residents are considered US persons under ITAR and EAR.  But I thought I had read somewhere there was some type of additional scrutiny when the green card holder was from a country of concern. […]

  • Vetting deemed exports for machine makers

    Question: A US manufacturer purchases a multimillion-dollar machine (classified under 8460 or 8461) from a foreign machine producer, the foreign producer designs and makes the machine at their facility overseas and imports it in two ocean containers to be installed at the U.S. manufacture’s facility in the U.S.   If the foreign producer sends their employees […]

  • ITAR Work Authorization

    Question: Consider the following. A US company employs a Canadian Citizen. The Canadian Citizen was born (birth origin) in Mainland China and gained Canadian citizenship later in life. If this individual is considered for ITAR related projects, he will require access to tech data. In addition, as a highly qualified engineer, he would be engaged […]

  • Deemed Export Reviews for New Hires

    Question: I wanted to benchmark at what point in time do you conduct your deemed export reviews for new hires worldwide? (ie post hire/pre start) I am aware of the DOJ advisory letter from 2016, and which questions are asked, but the timing is key. Also, realizing it must be a separate and distinct process […]

  • Deemed Export Rule in Mexico

    QUESTION: Does Mexico have a deemed export rule akin to that found in the EAR?  If yes, please share details. ========== Answers: No, Mexico does not have a deemed export rule as in the US. ========== No, Mexico does not have a “deemed” export control rule akin to that of the EAR.  Under Mexico’s export […]

  • DEEMED EXPORT VERIFICATION

    QUESTION: We are launching a Deemed Export process.  We want to ask the guest for a photo of their passport as proof for residency / origin.  Does anyone know if this crosses any privacy laws or possible problems for the company or employee that will view such evidence? I am thinking no, since we are […]

  • DEEMED EXPORT SCENARIO

    QUESTION: My company uses material classified in Category 1 and other ECCN as a raw material for testing and product R&D. If the scientists, engineers, and similar staff are not US persons, is it a deemed export if they work with the material? If yes, I need an export license for them to perform their […]

  • Deemed Exports and Using Export Controlled Raw Material in the US

    QUESTION: My company uses material classified in Category 1 and other ECCN as a raw material for testing and product R&D. If the scientists, engineers, and similar staff are not US persons, is it a deemed export if they work with the material? If yes, I need an export license for them to perform their […]

  • Deemed Exports

    OT Fact Sheet: Origin Certification Requirements QUESTION: I am looking to create a Deemed Export Process at my company. Our products and processes are low risk.  None of our finished goods have export classification numbers other than EAR99.It was proposed recently about putting together a memo to rule out certain positions or the entire company […]

  • DEEMED EXPORTS AND MARSHALL ISLANDS

    QUESTION: An interesting question was posed to me the other day, and I have to admit, I believe a case could be made to have a license or for a license exemption.  A manufacturing company has employees from the Marshall Islands.  Do they need to license them to avoid deemed exports?  Here is some background: […]

  • Deemed Exports

    QUESTION: I have a question for the membership as it relates to the deemed export rule. While I understand that the release of controlled technology and information to certain foreign nationals may be licensable, my question is around controlled software or systems. If the foreign national is simply accessing the software for use but not […]

  • DEEMED EXPORT LICENSE

    QUESTION: I would like to know whether we need to report a change in status of the FN holding the Deemed Export License when their VISA status changes, or that the FN is now a permanent residents of the United States, or is now a U.S. Citizen while their deemed export license is still active […]