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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
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
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
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
With Trump's Approval, Obama Administration To Terminate Sudan Sanctions Program
As explained below, this new rule does not remove any existing license requirements for exports or reexports to Sudan.
United States
19 Jan 2017
DoD's Proposed Rule Would Create Additional Risk And Burdens For Contractors Handling Export-Controlled Information
On October 31, 2016, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued a proposed rule titled, "Withholding of Unclassified Technical Data and Technology from Public Disclosure".
United States
10 Nov 2016
OFAC Guidance On U.S. Dollar Transactions Involving Iran
While this clarification appears to open the door to FFIs maintaining U.S. dollar accounts on behalf of Iranian parties, the potential transfer of funds to or from such accounts continues to be severely constrained.
13 Oct 2016
Is Chinese Investment In The U.S. Film And Entertainment Industry The Next Area Of CFIUS Scrutiny?
U.S. lawmakers recently submitted a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) raising concerns about increased Chinese investments in the U.S. film and entertainment industry.
United States
3 Oct 2016
Export Control Reform Offers Revisions To Key Terms, And DDTC Increases Penalty Authority; More Work Remains (Part 1)
This alert is the first in a series that will analyze the changes under these new regulations.
United States
13 Jun 2016
DOJ Civil Rights Division Underscores Risk Of Discrimination Claims When Requesting Information From Applicants And Employees For Export Compliance
DOJ Civil Rights Division issued a letter highlighting the risk of discrimination claims when employers request citizenship or national origin information from applicants and employees to comply with U.S. export control laws.
United States
6 May 2016
OFAC Authorizes Certain Commercial Passenger Aircraft Transactions With Iran
The U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control issued General License I authorizing U.S. persons to undertake certain transactions ordinarily incident to the negotiation of contingent contracts for licensable activities...
United States
7 Apr 2016
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