Rulemaking Webinars

Stagg PLLC offers complimentary webinars on preparing public comments for select proposed rules involving the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Please check this website for current and future webinars.

Preparing Public Comments for the ITAR’s Proposed Registration Fee Increase

Tuesday, June 4, 2024 | 11:00 a.m. ET

Stagg PLLC invites you to attend our upcoming webinar on “Preparing Public Comments for the ITAR’s Proposed Registration Fee Increase,” which will take place on Tuesday, June 4, at 11:00 a.m. ET.

This webinar discusses how to prepare public comments for the proposed rule to increase registration fees under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). On April 24, the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls published a proposed rule to increase ITAR registration fees. The State Department is accepting public comments on its proposed fee increases until June 10.

Specifically, the webinar will discuss the history of the ITAR’s registration fees, the proposed rule, and effective strategies for preparing public comments.

A rarely presented topic, Christopher Stagg will share critical perspectives on the rulemaking process based on his deep experience writing export control regulations at the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, which included analyzing and responding to public comments, and successfully advocating for regulatory revisions from the industry side.



Christopher B. Stagg

With the unique experience of writing and heavily influencing U.S. export control laws, companies turn to Christopher Stagg as their go-to counsel for practical and strategic advice. In addition, he is often engaged as the export controls and ITAR lawyer of “last resort” for enforcement defense and to reverse adverse government actions, and he has the rare distinction of successfully litigating export control issues in federal court. He also serves as the co-chair of the American Bar Association’s export controls and economic sanctions committee.

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