BIS General Order Imposing License Requirements on Entities Suspected of Providing Materiel for IEDs
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) today published a notice in the Federal Register announcing that the agency has issued a General Order imposing a license requirement for export and reexports of all items subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to Mayrow General Trading and entities related to or controlled by Dubai-based Mayrow General Trading. The General Order was issued after BIS obtained information that Mayrow General Trading and its related entities have acquired electronic components and devices capable of being used to construct Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) that have been, and may continue to be, employed in IEDs or other explosive devices used against Coalition Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.
General Order Number 3 requires exporters to obtain a license from BIS to export or reexport of any item subject to the EAR to any of the entities named in the General Order, including any transaction in which any of the named entities is will act as purchaser, intermediate consignee, ultimate consignee or end-user of the items. This order also prohibits the use of any License Exceptions for exports and reexports of items subject to the EAR involving such entities.