DDTC invites to attend a webinar introducing the first release of the Defense Export Control Compliance System (DECCS); the IT Modernization effort which will replace DTrade and EFS with an easy to use, online system that provides industry with a content rich home page, the ability to save work in progress, and the ability to […]

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Source: The Wall Street Journal WASHINGTON—The Obama administration agreed to back the lifting of United Nations sanctions on two Iranian state banks blacklisted for financing Iran’s ballistic-missile program on the same day in January that Tehran released four American citizens from prison, according to U.S. officials and congressional staff briefed on the deliberations. The U.N. […]

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Source: European Commission The European Commission proposes to strengthen controls on exports of certain goods and technologies that – in addition to legitimate civilian applications – may also be misused for severe human rights violations, terrorist acts or the development of weapons of mass destruction. A main element of today’s proposal is a new “human […]

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Source: U.S. Department of the Treasury – OFAC OFAC has released a Biennial Report of Licensing Activities pursuant to Section 906(c) of the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 (“TSRA”), covering activities undertaken by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) under Section 906(a)(1) of the TSRA from October 2012 […]

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Source: U.S. Department of Justice – Office of Public Affairs WASHINGTON – Amin Yu, 55, of Orlando, Florida, was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison for acting in the U.S. as an illegal agent of a foreign government without prior notification to the Attorney General and for conspiring to commit international money laundering. Assistant […]

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Source: U.S. Department of Justice – Office of Public Affairs Company Allegedly Violated Sanctions by Facilitating U.S. Dollar Transactions on Behalf of a North Korean Bank with Ties to Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferators Four Chinese nationals and a trading company based in Dandong, China, were charged by criminal complaint unsealed today with conspiring to […]

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Source: U.S. Department of Commerce – BIS The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) maintains, as part of its Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the Commerce Control List (CCL), which identifies certain items subject to Department of Commerce jurisdiction. This final rule revises the CCL, as well as corresponding parts of the EAR, to implement changes […]

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Source: Office of the United States Trade Representative Washington, D.C. – The Obama Administration has secured an important victory for American solar manufacturers and workers on trade barriers in India that discriminate against American solar exports, supporting the advancement of clean energy around the world. United States Trade Representative Michael Froman today announced that the […]

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Source: U.S. Department of the Treasury – OFAC Quarterly Reports of Licensing Activities pursuant to Section 906(b) of the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 (TSRA), covering activities undertaken by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) under Section 906(a)(1) of the TSRA from January through September 2015. Under the […]

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