Technical Assistance Agreement

120.22 Technical Assistance Agreement. An agreement (for example. (b) contract) relating to the provision of a defence service or the disclosure of technical data as opposed to an agreement granting a right or licence to manufacture defence goods. The assembly of defence items is included in this section, unless production rights or manufacturing know-how are provided. If these rights are transferred, so it is. (See part 124 of this sub-chapter). In essence, every email, call and fax related to its product or customer requirements was subject to the requirements of technical data export licenses! Properly drafted, a technical assistance agreement can free up the transmission of technical data to a foreign partner. They are more difficult and take longer to get doS approval, but once they have been approved, they are more flexible than licensing. Fortunately, there is a procedure that has been developed only for this purpose, a technical assistance agreement or TAA. With a technical assistance agreement, you do not apply for a license to export the number of physical X products to another country.

Instead, you can ask permission to discuss and share regulated technical data with an overseas contact. In general, a TAA would address these three issues: how do you deal with a foreign contract that has an open access clause to the facilities? Description of a Technical Assistance Agreement for Part 120 of ITAR: We are working on a sensitive project in Asia, for which suppliers must acquire a TAA from the U.S. State Department. This may sound paranoid, but is there a way to verify whether a TAA is genuine? Is there a way to catch a fake before you make the deal with the seller? I would like to know what the lifespan of a TAA is and whether it can be modified to extend the PoP. If, as always, you are developing a compliance program that includes technical assistance agreements, please consider our model export compliance manual as a template for your own program! The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the responsible authority for ITAR products. The U.S. government tends to reorganize its websites on a regular basis, so just do a search for the U.S. State Department. What are the concerns and requirements when a foreign customer (from Italy) needs a factory visit? I am thinking about the implications and feasibility of the ITAR application, but my current research shows that this will be quite the process, and perhaps impossible. Is there a website or reference that I could be informed of, that would give a good overview of what it entails and the associated costs? It is from the point of view of a Canadian start-up.

. Not so long ago, I helped develop a compliance program for a well-known arms contractor who was involved in the sale of communications systems for commercial and military aircraft in the United States. Its main problem was not the licensing of their products, but the fact that their sales and marketing services were in the United States, while their research and development centres were in the United Kingdom. When I spoke to the CEO of the company, he looked me in the eye, dead, and said, “If we have to wait 60 days before sending an e-mail to [overseas research and development partners], we have to close.” We import items to the U.S. under DSP-73, but if we note the ITAR 123.4a1 clause. I think we used the fake ITAR clause. Let me see it. What should we do here?