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 antidumpingContinue Reading Commerce Issues Final Determination on Circumvention of Solar Cells and Modules from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam
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.
On July 27, 2023, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced that U.S. persons reporting boycott-related requests to its Office of Antiboycott Compliance (OAC) must now…Continue Reading BIS Issues New Antiboycott Reporting Requirement Amid Increased Enforcement Efforts
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
On December 15, 2022, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) added 18 entities in Russia’s financial services sector to the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (“SDN List”).Continue Reading OFAC Continues to Take Aim at Russia’s Financial Sector with More SDN Designations