According to an Industry Notice posted on the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) website, effective Monday, April 20, 2015, the Office of Defense Trade Controls Licensing (DTCL) will undergo a reorganization. Export Control Reform (ECR) has caused a 36% drop in licensing volume and has created a disparity in the volume of cases among the current divisions. Since 2013, DTCL has also experienced some downsizing through attrition. The new organizational structure will be leaner and will appropriately balance personnel and commodity volume to reflect the post-ECR environment while enabling DTCL to work toward meeting the directorate’s strategic goals.
Founded in 1965, the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition brings the U.S. defense industrial base, private-sector U.S. companies and key military decision makers together for an annual innovative, educational, and professional event.
Investigative criminal analysis is a valuable tool for identifying criminal associations and activities, generating investigative leads, and identifying patterns and trends in criminal activity. The Criminal Justice Group at CTP, led by Director Bill Kuhn, is working alongside the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) to deliver an upcoming course on Fundamental Investigative Criminal Analysis (FICA).
We invite you to tune in tomorrow, February 19th, at 1:00 pm (Eastern) to a webinar that CTP is co-sponsoring with Seclore, a data security provider. The 30-minute webinar will focus on identifying and addressing the risks of Technology Transfer. CTP’s Director of Commercial Business, Rick Phipps, will join a panel of experts to discuss the issues from varying perspectives. There will be time for questions at the end or you can follow up with any of the experts directly.
As part of our international outreach activities on behalf of the Department of State, CTP has been operating the West Africa Regional Training Center (RTC) in Accra, Ghana. With the guidance of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), the RTC is now offering “Employing Special Techniques in Transnational Organized Crime Investigations.”