Proposed Rule on Bump-Stock-Type Devices Officially Published; Comments Accepted Until June 27, 2018
On Friday, March 23, 2018, Attorney General Sessions announced that the ATF is set to publish proposed rulemaking to classify bump-stocks as machineguns.
In the immortal words of Bob Dylan, the times, they are a-changin’. Again. The tragic Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida could very well be a tipping point.
ATF recently published Ruling 2017-1 Revoking Certain Guidance Documents. The documents are part of the Session’s rescission of 25 guidance documents.
Reeves & Dola is pleased to announce the first half of the 2018 schedule of our one-hour Webinars on U.S. export controls and federal firearms laws..
Written comments must be submitted to ATF no later than thirty (30) days after publication in the Federal Register.
Beginning in August 2017, we are offering one-hour webinars every month on the Gun Control Act, National Firearms Act, and firearms and ammunition excise tax.
OFAC announced expansion of sanctions imposed on persons and entities in Russia pursuant to Executive Orders President Obama issued in 2014.
In this first “Myth Busters” article, we address some of the more common misconceptions about the NFA.
Valuable lessons to take away from the State Department’s arguments & court’s analysis on what activities may rise to the level of ITAR-controlled brokering…
On January 3, 2017, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) published a Final Rule to revise the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
In an Explosives Industry Newsletter issued in June 2016, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives reclassified Wetted Nitrocellulose…
On August 5, 2016, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) published a ruling authorizing the marking of certain destructive devices manufactured for the United States…..
On August 11, 2016, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) announced its newest revision to the Guidelines for Preparing Agreements (“Agreement Guidelines”), Revision 4.4, which will…..
On July 22, 2016, the U.S. Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), published guidance addressing the registration requirements of the International Traffic in Arms…..
It has come to our attention that a number of manufacturers & importers of guns & ammo are unaware of excise tax liability imposed on their business use of firearms & ammunition.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) recently posted new processing times for National Firearms Act (NFA) transfer applications, Gun Control Act (GCA) license…..
On June 3, 2016, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) and the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published in the Federal Register changes to the International Traffic in Arms…..
On May 26, 2016, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking…
The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (“DDTC”) advises industry that as of May 14, 2016, DDTC will no longer accept expired Forms DSP-83 Nontransfer and Use Certificate (the current form…..
Pursuant to President Obama’s announcement that the decades-long ban on the sale or transfer of arms and related materiel to Vietnam was being lifted, the Directorate of Defense Trade…..
This alert is the final of three installments reviewing ATF’s recent rulings on recordkeeping. Our previous alerts of May 11 and May 12, 2016, covered ATF. Rul 2016-1 and Rul. 2016-2, respectively.
Our previous alert of May 11, 2016, covered ATF. Rul 2016-1, which addresses the requirements for federal firearms licensees (“FFLs”) to maintain their acquisition and disposition records…..
On May 4, 2016, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking industry feedback on silencer markings…
Reeves & Dola, LLP is proud to announce that Katherine L.B. Heubert has joined the firm as Of Counsel.