As of Friday September 29, 2023, the United States Congress has yet to reach a spending agreement, as a result companies with international trade operations should prepare for a potentialContinue Reading Preparing for Impact of Government Shutdown on International Trade Functions
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.
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.
On June 22, 2023, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the United States and India reached an agreement to terminate ongoing disputes at the World Trade Organization (WTO).Continue Reading U.S. and India Agree to terminate Six Outstanding Disputes at The World Trade Organization
On Friday, May 19, 2023, the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) announced the addition of more than 300 Russian Federation individuals and companies as well…Continue Reading OFAC and U.S. Department of State Issue New Sanctions and Designates More Than 300 Russian Federation Individuals and Companies Aiding Russia’s War Efforts
On May 19, 2023, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced new export controls and Entity List additions during President Biden’s G7 visit in Japan. In…Continue Reading BIS Implements Additional Export Controls and Entity List Additions Targeting Russia to Align with Allies and Partners
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
According to recent reports, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) has stopped granting export licenses to Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (“Huawei”).
The U.S. government has…Continue Reading Biden Administration No Longer Approving Export Licenses to Chinese Tech Giant Huawei
On December 16, 2022, the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) published a rule adding 35 entities from China and one entity from Japan to the Entity…Continue Reading BIS Adds 35 Chinese Entities to Entity List for Supporting China’s Military Modernization Efforts and Nine Russian Entities for Failure to Complete Satisfactory End-Use Checks