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Matt Bell Talks about the Future of Sanctions and Export Controls Compliance and the Challenges of Now

April 24, 2020 By: Natasha Bright, Content Writer, ACSS In order to gain insight in the real-world experience of those in the industry, the Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists (ACSS) has taken the time to ask sanctions professionals about their day-to-day...

Experts from BIS Identify Key Issues for Exporters and How to Develop an Effective Export Control Program

April 24, 2018 Just as the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has great influence over the implementation of U.S. sanctions policy, its cousin - the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) – plays an equally vital role...

Record-breaking 1.19 Billion Fine for Chinese Tech Giant Demonstrates Broad Extraterritorial Reach of U.S. Export Control Laws

March 22, 2017 By Anna Sayre, Legal Content Writer SanctionsAlert.com On March 7, three U.S. regulators – the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), and the Department of...

OFAC Issues General License Effectively Lifting Sudan Sanctions

February 3, 2017 By: Michelle Turner Roberts, Dan Fisher-Owens, Ben Flowe, Perry Bechky, Babak Hoghooghi, Ray Gold, John Ordway, and Jason McClurg* With a stroke of his pen on January 13, 2017, by Executive Order 13761, President Obama effectively lifted the Sudan...

India’s Upgrade in Export Control Status and Bid to Enter ‘Dual Use’ Controls Club Point to Expansion of Non-Proliferation Efforts

February 2, 2017 By: Anna Sayre, Legal Content Writer, SanctionsAlert.com On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amended the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to implement a new phase of export control...

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