(a) No person may engage in the business of brokering activities without the prior written approval (license) of, or prior notification to, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, except as follows:
(b) A license will not be required for:
(1) Brokering activities undertaken by or for an agency of the United States Government—
(i) For use by an agency of the United States Government; or
(ii) For carrying out any foreign assistance or sales program authorized by law and subject to the control of the President by other means.
(2) Brokering activities that are arranged wholly within and destined exclusively for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, any member country of that Organization, Australia, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, or the Republic of Korea, except in the case of the defense articles or defense services specified in § 129.7(a) of this subchapter, for which prior approval is always required.