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International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Removal of Certain Capacitors from Category XI(c)(5) of the U.S. Munitions List


On April 27, 2023, the Department of State published an interim final rule in the Federal Register that amends, effective May 21, 2023, U.S. Munitions...

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DDTC Amends Cat. XI(c)(5)


With this rulemaking, the Department is removing from USML Category XI certain high-energy storage capacitors that it assesses have broad commercial a...

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Voluntary Self Disclosures and Third-Party Reporting


In a memo to export enforcement employees on April 18th, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) emphasized the importance placed on companies volun...

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Immigration and Nationality Act Anti-Discrimination Provision


The Justice Department announced on 4/19/23 that it has secured a settlement agreement with General Motors (GM) to resolve the department’s determinat...

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On April 5th, the Department of Justice announced the indictment of several companies and the forfeiture of over $800,000 as a result of an attempt to...

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EPCI-Enhanced Proliferation Control Initiative


Under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) Enhanced Proliferation Control Initiative (EPCI), a license is required to export/reexport ANY item ...

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Foreign Direct Product Rule


EAR §734.9 controls foreign-produced items located outside the United States that are subject to the EAR when they are a “direct product” of specified...

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Commerce Imposes Additional Export Restrictions in Response to Russia’s Brutal War on Ukraine


Restrictions Announced Today Coordinated Closely with International Partners and Demonstrate Steadfast Commitment to Ukraine WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today,...

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Encryption Reporting Due February 1


Annual and semi-annual reports for self-classified encryption items exported under paragraph (b)(1), (b)(2) and (b)(3)(iii) of License Exception ENC f...

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New EAR Rule Controls on Advanced Computing Extended to include Macau


On January 17, 2023, BIS finalize a rule extending controls on Advance Computing; Semiconductor Manufacturing Items; Supercomputer and Semiconductor E...

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