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Commerce Extends And Revises Temporary General License Authorizing Specified Transactions With Huawei And Its Affiliates; Adds Additional Huawei Entities To Entity List
The Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has added 46 additional Huawei affiliates to the Entity List.
United States
23 Aug 2019
Agencies Release Interim Final Rule Implementing First Phase of 2019 NDAA Section 889
On August 7, the DOD, GSA, and NASA released a prepublication version of an Interim Final Rule implementing paragraph (a)(1)(A) of § 889 of the 2019 NDAA.
United States
13 Aug 2019
Reminder: Commerce Department Prohibitions Pertaining To Huawei Can Apply To Transactions By Non-U.S. Companies
Since the addition of Huawei and many of its affiliates to the Entity List, there has been significant media coverage over which types of transactions involving the listed entities are,
United States
12 Jun 2019
OFAC's New Framework For An Effective Sanctions Compliance Program Provides Important Risk Mitigation Advice
The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Controls (OFAC) recently published guidance that describes the framework for an effective Sanctions Compliance Program (SCP).
United States
10 Jun 2019
Agencies Call For Comments On NDAA 2019 Section 889
The Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
United States
6 Jun 2019
Commerce Department Issues Temporary General License Authorizing Certain Transactions With Huawei And Its Designated Affiliates
On May 20, 2019, the U.S. Department of Commerce published a 90-day Temporary General License (TGL) authorizing limited categories of exports, reexports, or transfers ...
United States
5 Jun 2019
President Trump Declares National Emergency To Secure The Information And Communications Technology And Services Supply Chain
On May 15, 2019, the President issued an Executive Order on Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain.
United States
30 May 2019
State And Commerce Open Public Comment Period On Rocket, Missile, Launch Vehicle, Spacecraft And Satellite Export Controls
In 2014, Categories IV (launch vehicles and missiles) and XV (spacecraft) of the U.S. Munitions List (USML) were substantially revised to move commercial items and less-sensitive military items
United States
21 Mar 2019
Updated: The Practical Impact Of The Government Shutdown For Private Parties
The new 116th Congress convened on Thursday, January 3, 2019 as the partial government shutdown, carrying over from the prior Congress, continued into the new year and has now outlasted previous shutdowns.
United States
23 Jan 2019
The Practical Impact Of The Government Shutdown For Private Parties
The new 116th Congress convened on Thursday, January 3, 2019 as the partial government shutdown, carrying over from the prior Congress, continued into the new year
United States
14 Jan 2019
CFIUS Pilot Program Expands Jurisdiction And Imposes Mandatory Reporting On Certain Industries
On October 10, 2018, CFIUS announced a pilot program that implements significant provisions of FIRRMA. The program becomes effective November 10, 2018.
United States
15 Oct 2018
The Export Control Reform Act And Possible New Controls On Emerging And Foundational Technologies
ECRA became law on August 13, 2018. It is the permanent statutory authority for the EAR, which is administered by the U.S. Department of Commerce's BIS.
United States
13 Sep 2018
White Paper: Recent Department Of Defense Guidance On Cybersecurity Requirements And Related Export Control Issues
The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) recently issued two sets of guidance regarding Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Clause 252.204-7012...
United States
1 Jun 2018
Census Begins Review Of Routed Export Reporting Requirement
The U.S. Bureau of the Census has issued a notice requesting comments on the definition of "routed export transaction" and the responsibilities of parties in routed export transactions.
United States
17 Oct 2017
CFIUS Effectively Blocks German Acquisition Of U.S. Technology Company
This outcome underscores that CFIUS risk can exist in transactions involving buyers from countries that are closely allied to the United States.
9 Mar 2017
Executive Order Suspends The Admission Of Certain Immigrants And Nonimmigrants From Seven Countries And The U.S. Refugee Admissions Program
On January 27, 2017, President Trump announced restrictions on entry to the United States by several categories of non-citizens.
6 Feb 2017
DDTC And BIS Request Comments On Additional Proposals For Category XII And Infrared Detection Items
DDTC and BIS are requesting additional comments from companies affected by the recent Category XII ECR changes that went into effect on December 31, 2016.
United States
1 Feb 2017
New Requirements For Exports And Reexports To And From Hong Kong: BIS Requires Exporters And Reexporters To Confirm Compliance With Hong Kong Import And Export Controls
Specifically, such reexporters must obtain a valid TID export license or a written statement from the Hong Kong government that no export license is required before the reexport takes place.
26 Jan 2017
Obama Administration To Terminate Sudan Sanctions Program
The action reverses nearly 20 years of U.S. policy toward Sudan, a country that had been the target of a comprehensive trade embargo due to human rights abuses and support for international terrorism.
24 Jan 2017
U.S.-India Partnership: BIS Establishes Licensing Policy Of General Approval, Expands Validated End-User Program
On January 19, 2017, the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published new regulations that establish a licensing policy of general approval for exports or reexports...
United States
23 Jan 2017
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