International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
The Department of State’s responsibility for the control of the permanent and temporary export and temporary import of defense articles and services is governed primarily by 22 U.S.C. 2778 of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA).
Export Administration Regulations (EAR)
The Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is charged with the development, implementation and interpretation of U.S. export control policy for dual-use commodities, software, and technology.
Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
The Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") of the US Department of the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on US foreign policy and national security goals against targeted foreign countries and regimes, terrorists, international narcotics traffickers, those engaged in activities related to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and other threats to the national security, foreign policy or economy of the United States.