Kerry T. Scarlott

Kerry Scarlott is a Director in Goulston & Storrs Corporate group, where he is resident in the firm’s Boston and Washington D.C. offices. Kerry focuses his practice on business law and international trade law. He serves as general outside counsel to companies and entrepreneurs, providing guidance in connection with a wide range of matters. Kerry’s practice is largely focused on assisting companies with respect to international trade matters. He counsels clients regarding import and export compliance, foreign sales and distribution of products, overseas manufacturing, establishing strategic alliances and joint ventures, and acquiring and selling businesses. Kerry has expertise in counseling technology-based clients in navigating the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). In connection therewith, he has appeared regularly before a variety of U.S. regulatory agencies, including the Departments of Commerce, State, Treasury and Defense. Kerry also represents clients in reviews before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) pursuant to the Exon/Florio Amendment to the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended. Kerry has particular expertise representing clients engage in space-related activities, from satellites to human space flight. In this arena, Kerry has assisted a variety of U.S. and foreign based businesses navigate the maze of regulatory and legal requirements peculiar to space-related activities, including contracting with private, government and quasi-government entities (both foreign and domestic), export and import compliance, and engaging in space launch activities. In the launch arena, Kerry has assisted clients in securing contracts and regulatory licenses and permits in connection with more than six successful launch events out of French, Japanese and Russian territories. Kerry lectures and writes regularly on international trade matters, including export compliance, foreign distribution and sale of products, and related topics. He has testified before numerous federal and private organizations regarding export control and space related matters, including the Defense Science Board Task Force on the Impact of Export Controls on the Space Industrial Base, and the National Academy of Sciences regarding the impact of export controls on university research. Kerry is a member of the Export Controls Working Group of the FAA’s Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee, and the Export Controls Committee of Tech America. Kerry also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Defense Industrial Association, and he is an Advisory Board Member to the Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s International Business Department.

Broadcast 1477 (Special Edition)

Guest: Kerry Scarlott. Topics: ITAR and ITAR reform efforts. Please note that you are invited to comment, ask questions, and rate this program on the new Space Show blog, http://thespaceshow.wordpress.com. We welcomed Kerry Scarlott for a comprehensive discussion on ITAR and the reform efforts underway to modernize the ITAR regime, especially for commercial space technology and products. In our first segment, Mr. Scarlott provided us with an expanded overview of export control in the United States.

Broadcast 414 (Special Edition)

Kerry Scarlott was the guest for this program which focused on a detailed discussion of ITAR and EAR. ITAR is the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and EAR is the Export Administration Regulations. Mr. Scarlott started the discussion with an ITAR primer, making sure we understood the reason for ITAR, its evolutionary history, how it is applied, what is subject to ITAR, and the challenges in following the ITAR regulatory requirements. As Mr.

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