The Bureau of Industry and Security, a division of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is the agency in charge of the development, implementation and interpretation of U.S. export control policy for dual-use commodities, software, and technology. The rules pertinent to export compliance are governed by the Export Administration Regulations.
It is the goal of Cisco Global Export Trade team to observe and comply with all U.S. and international export-related regulations. Global Export Trade actively maintains policies and procedures to help that ensure compliance with deemed export regulations.
Deemed Export Definition
A deemed export release in the United States is a release of technology or source code that is subject to the Export Administration Regulations to a foreign national. Such release is "deemed" to be an export to the home country or countries of the foreign national.
Release of technology includes access by the following means:
Cisco's Controlled Technologies
Deemed Export Exemptions
Any foreign national is subject to the deemed export rule except:
Designated Country Group List
D:1 County Group
* Also an E1 Country
E:1 Country Group
An individual from Cuba requires a license for employment even if restricted access is not required.
It is beyond the scope of this site to offer counseling or legal advice on export compliance issues. Please contact the relevant government agencies for counseling and guidance on export licensing and other issues, and for access to the latest information on embargoes and denial lists.
Bureau of Industry and Security: http://www.bis.doc.gov