US-EU Export Controls and Sanctions Alert: Partial US Government Shutdown Affects US Weapons Sales Abroad

    View Authors January 2019

    The effects of the cessation of certain US government operations are now creeping beyond the 800,000 furloughed federal employees to the private sector. As the political stalemate to fund the government continues in Washington DC – now for more than 20 days – we are shifting our focus to the realistic impacts of the partial shutdown to businesses, such as those involved in the sale of US weapons abroad.