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Huawei Temporary License Issued

May 23, 2019:  Effective May 20, 2019, the BIS issued a 90 day license for Huawei and its related entities that were added to the OFAC’s SDN list earlier this month.  This general license is temporary, and will run out on August 19, 2019.  Not all transactions are allowed – check the license language for […]

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Chemical Weapons Convention: Comment Request – April 22 deadline

The Department of Commerce opened a comment period for the public in connection with information collection under the Chemical Weapons Convention. By way of background, the Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act of 1998 and Commerce Chemical Weapons Convention Regulations (CWCR) specify the rights, responsibilities and obligations for submission of declarations and reports and inspections of […]

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BIS
Global Trade
SDN

Denial of Export Privileges Renewed

December 11, 2018: Based on the evidence presented by the BIS, the Office of Export Enforcement issued a Notice listing the companies and individuals whose export privileges denial was continued for another 180 days.  The notable recipients of the extension of the denial are Mahan Airways, Al Naser Airlines, Ali Abdullah Alhay, and Bahar Safwa […]

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Global Trade

BIS Extends Deadline for Public Comment on Emerging Technologies Controls

As we previously covered, BIS has been seeking public comment on what criteria should be used to identify “emerging technologies” that are essential to national security of the United States.  For example, such technologies have a potential applicability as a WMD, intelligence collection, terrorist applications or they can provide the US with competitive advantage in the area of […]

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Commerce Department’s BIS Denies Export Privileges – What Does it Mean?

Nov. 26, 2018:  The BIS issued a Notice that it is denying export privileges to an individual, Gregory Allen Justice, who was convicted for attempting to export defense articles that are controlled on the US Munitions List (USML) without obtaining requisite licenses, approvals or license exceptions from the appropriate government authority.  Justice was attempting to […]

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Commerce Department
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Global Trade

BIS: Seeking Public Comment on Emerging Technologies

The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is seeking public comments.  BIS controls the export of dual use and less sensitive military items through EAR, including the Commerce Control List (CCL), as part of the United States’ efforts to protect sensitive US technology.  Many sensitive technologies are listed on the CCL, often consistent […]

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Global Trade

BIS Amends the Entity List; Adds Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Company, Ltd.

The BIS maintains Entity List – a list of entities that are reasonably believed to be involved in (or to pose a significant risk of being or becoming involved in) activities contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States. The EAR, in turn, impose license requirements and limits on license […]

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Wassenaar Arrangement List – Commerce Department BIS Revisions to CCL’s ECCNs are in Effect

Effective 10-24-18, the BIS issued a new rule, harmonizing certain ECCNs to the latest lists of the Wassenaar Arrangement  on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies (WA).  The WA consists of 42 participating states that are committed to promoting responsibility and transparency in the global arms trade, and preventing destabilizing accumulations […]

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Global Trade

BIS Notice: Procedures for Submitting Rebuttals and Surrebuttals Requests for Exclusions From and Objections to the Section 232 National Security Adjustments of Imports of Steel and Aluminum

The BIS published a notice regarding Procedures for Submitting Rebuttals and Surrebuttals Requests for Exclusions From and Objections to the Section 232 National Security Adjustments of Imports of Steel and Aluminum.

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BIS: Export Privilege Denials – the latest additions

The BIS published notices in  the Federal Register listing the following individuals whose export privileges were denied.  Click on each name for the full FR notice. Edgar Garza-Sanchez Edward Alexander Duenas Erik Villasana Francisco Xavier Martinez Juan Diego Madrid Rolando Armando Madrid Ruben Arnoldo Madrid  

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