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Cambodia Added to BIS List of Military/Military End User Controls and Department of State List of Proscribed Countries

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The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has  added Cambodia to: (1) The list of countries subject to the licensing policy in § 742.4(b)(7), (2) the ...

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Automated Export System (AES) Updated Response Message for Type “C33” No License Required Filings

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Beginning January 13, 2022, AES will display a new response message for exports erroneously filed under Type “C33” No License Required. If the country...

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Voluntary Disclosures to DDTC

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At the end of November 2021 DDTC published frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to voluntary disclosures. Of particular note in the FAQs was info...

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Foreign National Employees and Green Card Status (Permanent Resident Card)

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If you have a foreign national employee who has licensing with DDTC or BIS permitting access to controlled technical data, who has acquired U.S. perma...

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Tightened Controls on Cyber Security Items

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On October 20th, BIS released an interim rule which enhanced controls on certain Cyber Security items that can be used for malicious cyber activities....

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Proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Commerce relating to License Exception STA

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SUMMARY: In this rule, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) proposes to amend the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to clarify and expand r...

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Year End Review of Compliance Requirements

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In this time of ever changing regulations, it is more important than ever to perform a yearly review your export compliance program and address any de...

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Voluntary Self Disclosure

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If you discover an export violation, you are strongly encouraged to submit a voluntary self-disclosure to either BIS or DDTC. The disclosure should in...

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Red Flags

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BIS lists certain scenarios that require an extra layer of due diligence on the part of an exporter during an export transaction when determining whet...

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Bulk Licenses

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Commerce Department bulk licenses authorize the export or reexport of items based on a representative or comprehensive parts list for a specific end u...

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