The latest on Russia sanctions from the International Trade and Supply Chain Team
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At Husch Blackwell, Emily focuses on export controls, economic sanctions and related government investigations. She advises clients in a wide array of industries on the specifics of trade regulations, analyzing the effects of rules and restrictions on businesses as they import and export goods and materials.

Sanctions Designations and Business Advisory Issued by OFAC and the U.S. State Department

On February 23, 2024, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) and Department of State

Continue Reading U.S. GOVERNMENT IMPOSES OVER 600 DENIED PARTIES DESIGNATIONS ON SECOND ANNIVERSARY OF RUSSIA’S UKRAINE

Executive Order Imposes New Russia Sanctions for Foreign Financial Institutions and Prohibits Additional Russian Imports

On December 22, 2023, President Biden issued Executive Order 14114, which amended previous Executive

Continue Reading Executive Order Imposes New Russia Sanctions for Foreign Financial Institutions and Prohibits Additional Russian Imports

On Wednesday, July 26, the Departments of Commerce, Treasury, and Justice issued a Tri Seal Compliance Note detailing the voluntary self-disclosure of potential violations for export controls, sanctions, and other

Continue Reading The Government Continues to Prioritize Export Control and Sanctions Enforcement Highlighted in New Tri-Seal Compliance Note and Cooperative Agreement Between BIS and OFAC. 

Recently, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced the issuance of a $300 million penalty against Seagate Technology LLC and its Singapore affiliate, Seagate Singapore

Continue Reading BIS Levies Record Penalty for Export Control Violations related to Huawei Shipments

The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced today new export controls and Entity List additions designed to further restrict Russia’s ability to maintain its continued war

Continue Reading BIS Issues New Export Controls and Entity List Additions Targeting Russia on One-Year Anniversary of Invasion

On Friday, February 24, 2023, the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) issued new sanctions against individuals and entities operating in Russia and against those assisting with

Continue Reading OFAC Issues Sweeping Sanctions to Mark One-Year Anniversary of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

In a recent order, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) revoked the export privileges for Obaidullah Sayed, an Illinois resident. Sayed was convicted of conspiring

Continue Reading Export Control Violations Result in Significant Monetary Penalties and Continuing Compliance Training Obligations