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FedEx Loses Challenge to U.S. Export Control Regulations

Sept. 11, 2020, 4:56 PM

FedEx Corp. lost its challenge to the U.S. export control regime Friday, as a federal court in Washington said the system was neither a violation of the company’s due process rights nor unlawful.

The Commerce Department’s Export Administration Regulations generally require people or companies to get a license from the Bureau of Industry and Security in order to export, reexport, or make an in-country transfer to foreign persons of certain goods, such as “dual use” items with both commercial and military applications.

The goods that qualify for regulation under the EAR are included on the Commerce Control List. The EAR ...