Flurry of Export Control activity from the U.S. government

Flurry of Export Control activity from the U.S. government

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In the last few days of President Trump’s tenure in the White House, a number of important export control changes were enacted that export control professionals need to be aware of. Changes include the removal of an export embargo against Sudan, the planned expansion of military intelligence end-use controls and new rules targeting Chinese tech…

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Germany plans to block EU plans to stop spyware trade with dictators

Home » Export Control Profession: News European online media platform Euractiv.com has reported that EU proposals to establish export restrictions on spyware are being held back by Germany. A recent proposal from EU member states backing the European Commission plans “doesn’t have anything in it that would change the situation on the controls for cyber…

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US Imposes Additional Sanctions on Iran

Home » Export Control Profession: News The USA has announced further action against Iran by imposing sanctions on its iron, steel, aluminium and copper sectors. Iran, hard hit by US sanctions on its oil sales, face the new restrictions on metal exports, but experts have advised that these may be harder to sanction. President Donald…

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Six Chinese entities banned from exporting sensitive US goods

Home » Export Control Profession: News The U.S. Commerce Department said on Monday it banned six Chinese technology entities, one Pakistani firm and five based in the United Arab Emirates from exporting sensitive U.S. technologies and other goods. In a statement, the Commerce Department said four of the Chinese firms, also with offices in Hong…

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Royal Navy vessel identifies evasion of North Korea sanctions

Home » Export Control Profession: News A Royal Navy vessel conducting United Nations sanctions enforcement against North Korea has successfully tracked an illegal transfer at sea. Working alongside Japanese partners, HMS Montrose spotted a North Korean ship in the East China Sea, alongside a ship of unknown nationality. It is assessed that the ships were…

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