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New Huawei Entity List designations, TGL extension, exclusions, and certification changes

The U.S. Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is extending the temporary general license (TGL) for Huawei until 18 November 2019, and adding additional Huawei...

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U.S. imposes additional sanctions on Russia under Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act

On 2 August the United States announced that it will impose a second round of sanctions on Russia pursuant to the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991 ...

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Proposed additions of chemical families to Schedule 1 of Chemical Weapons Convention and BIS requests for comments from chemical, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies

On 14 August 2019 the U.S. Department of Commerce published a proposed change to the list of "Schedule 1" chemicals in the "Annex on Chemicals" to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC).

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The European Commission sets out its expectations on internal compliance programs for dual-use controls

Compliance with export control laws is one of the main challenges of a compliance department. Yet significant personal risks for management have put the topic high on the agenda of...

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U.S. moves towards (but stops short of) complete embargo on Venezuela

On 5 August 2019 the Trump administration issued Executive Order 13884 (the executive order) imposing sweeping sanctions against the government of Venezuela, including its agencies and...

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U.S. government investigates a potential threat to U.S. and global e-service providers: France's digital services tax

On 10 July 2019 the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) initiated an investigation pursuant to Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 into France's digital services tax to...

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OFAC's new approach to penalties could mean larger fines for sanctions violations

On 14 June 2019, The Wall Street Journal reported that the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is changing how it calculates fines relating to sanctions...

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U.S. Sanctions regulator outlines expectations for Global Sanctions Compliance: impact on Private Equity

On 2 May 2019, the U.S. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC"), the agency responsible for enforcing economic sanctions, published "A Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments"...

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