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Eric works closely with in-house counsel and foreign trade teams to help exporters navigate an increasingly complex international trade landscape.

Eric guides U.S. and international companies through export licensing and classification requests, voluntary-self disclosures, international trade due diligence, and other regulatory matters. In addition, Eric helps clients navigate internal and external investigations and enforcement actions, as well as internal compliance and training programs. He works with clients in a variety of sectors and industries, including aviation, manufacturing and equipment, cybersecurity, technology, defense contracting, logistics, energy, consumer products, and healthcare.

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 August 18, 2023, the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) announced its final determination that certain solar cells and modules exported from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam are circumventing the antidumping

Continue Reading Commerce Issues Final Determination on Circumvention of Solar Cells and Modules from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam

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