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US Expands Military License Review Factors for National Security Controlled Items to PRC, Venezuela, and Russia
The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a final rule amending the license review policy for items on the Commerce Control List that are controlled for national security (NS) reasons and are destined to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Venezuela, or Russia.
Rumors have circulated through the export community for months, and the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has finally acted. In a final rule published April 28, 2020, BIS is removing License Exception Civil End-Users (CIV) (15 CFR §740.5) from the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).
On April 28, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a proposed rule that would revise License Exception Additional Permissive Re-Exports (APR).
Ahoy, Exporters to China, Russia, and Venezuela! Massive Military End Use/User Controls & Reporting Icebergs Lie Ahead!
In yet another action on April 28, 2020, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a final rule imposing stricter license requirements on a wide range of exports, reexports and transfers to China, Russia, or Venezuela for “military end uses” or to “military end users.”
Join us for a discussion on the key legal issues related to COVID-19 that international companies need to consider and watch out for. During this webinar, we will discuss the latest developments in the employment, international trade, insurance, and the CARES Act.
Last week, in Servotronics, Inc. v. Boeing Co., the Fourth Circuit became the latest United States Court of Appeals to allow Section 1782 discovery for use in private international arbitrations.
International Co-Leader and Litigation Partner Malcolm McNeil participated in a 3 part online series on coronavirus-related business and legal developments hosted by the Beverly Hills Bar Association.
Arent Fox Attorney Russell Semmel will speak at the 20th Judicial Conference of the United States Court of International Trade hosted on November 18, 2019 in Washington, DC.
Arent Fox International Arbitration Associate Claudia Hartleben will speak at a forum titled “Delivering on the Promise of International Arbitration: How Can Parties Obtain the Value and Efficiency that International Commercial Arbitration Is Supposed to Provide?”
On Friday, August 2, 2019, the US State Department announced the issuance of another round of sanctions on the Russian Government in relation to the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991 (CBW Act), which will go into effect on August 19, 2019.
Economic sanctions turbulence continued virtually unabated in 2018 and into early 2019, making work for the sanctions experts both in and out of the US government.
The US Administration announced that it would be imposing sanctions on the Russian Government under the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991 (CBW Act) over the use of a “Novichok” nerve agent in an attempt to assassinate UK citizen Sergei Skripal.
On May 20, 2018, Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin stated that the US was “putting the trade war on hold,” pending negotiations with China to reduce the US trade deficit and address certain acts, policies, and practices related to intellectual property rights.
Importers of known industries where North Korean forced labor is used, such as footwear, textiles, seafood, mining, pharmaceuticals, and logging, must exert caution or be prepared to face the consequences.
Government regulators have struggled to keep pace with entrepreneurs as they launch new cryptocurrencies and trading platforms, resulting in largely unregulated virtual currency exchanges.
What Are the Risks of Doing Business with the Russian Oligarchs List and the Russian Defense/Intelligence List?
At the end of January 2018, the Trump Administration took two actions related to the Russia/Ukraine sanctions program under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act of 2017 (CAATSA), the law that President Trump signed on August 2, 2017.
The Commerce Department released its redacted public version of the Section 232 reports on the effects of imports of steel and aluminum on national security.
International Trade Practice Group Leader Kay Georgi and Counsel Regan Alberda discussed economic sanctions under President Donald Trump in an article for The Current: The Journal of the PLI Press.
Right before the holidays, President Trump and his Administration took significant steps toward using economic sanctions to tackle international human rights abuses and corruption.
Peter Zeidenberg Speaks to PBS News Hour About President Trump’s Alleged Dictation of Russia Statement
Arent Fox White Collar & Investigations partner Peter Zeidenberg spoke to PBS News Hour about President Donald Trump’s alleged involvement in a recent statement by Donald Trump Jr.
On July 27, 2017, the Senate voted 98-2 to pass a bill, HR 3364, to impose additional sanctions on Russia, Iran, and North Korea.
Arent Fox White Collar & Investigations partner Peter Zeidenberg spoke to Bloomberg Law about Robert Mueller’s investigation into the alleged relationship between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia.