“Notice is hereby given that the Department of State, acting pursuant to section 127.7(c) of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (22 CFR Parts 120-130), imposed a statutory debarment on BAE Systems plc (‘BAES’) as a result of its conviction of conspiracy (18 U.S.C. 371) to violate certain provisions of U.S. law, including section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act, as amended, (‘AECA’) (22 U.S.C. 2778) and at the same time reinstated BAES. Concurrently, pursuant to section 126.7 of the ITAR, the Department of State is providing notice of a presumption of denial (also referred to as a policy of denial) regarding certain of BAES’ non-U.S. subsidiaries because of their substantial involvement in activities related to the conviction. These non-U.S. subsidiaries are: BAE Systems CS&S International, Red Diamond Trading Ltd., and Poseidon Trading Investments Ltd.”

76 FR 29814-15
Published 05-23-2011