Latest news on import/export controls, trade compliance and federal regulatory updates from the U.S., EU, Canada, U.K, Australia, China, Japan and other countries.

  


The U.S. government agencies collectively issued an advisory on the Cyber threat posed by North Korea for the international community, network defenders, and the public. The issued advisory highlights the cyber threat posed by North Korea and provides recommended steps to mitigate the threat. According to the U.S. government, the North Korea (DPRK)’s malicious cyber […]

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CMMC-AB (CMMC Accreditation Body) updates the community on its progress in a note submitted to interested parties. Some of the activities, that were undertaken in such a short time since its inception, include the following: CMMC AB has been incorporated as a nonstock corporation in the State of Maryland, with a tax exemption under IRS […]

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Source: U. S. Department of Justice Aiden Davidson has been found guilty on March 2 in U.S. federal court for smuggling goods from the United States to Iran and violating the U.S. sanctions over Iran. According to court documents and statements made in court, Davidson, is a citizen of Iran and a naturalized citizen and […]

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As part of an ongoing review of open general licences and further to notices to exporters, U.K. Department for International Trade published changes that have been made to the list of permitted destinations on a number of Open General Export Licences (OGELs). Here is the brief list of the completed changes: Organization has removed Yemen […]

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Today, the BIS has amended the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to revise a temporary general license regarding the Huawei and its non-U.S. affiliates. Background: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Huawei) and sixty-eight of its non-U.S. affiliates were added to the Entity List, this essentially brought a licensing requirement under the EAR regarding the export, reexport, or […]

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Source: The U.S. Department of Justice – Office of Public Affairs     Would you like to ensure your business partner screening process correctly identify Russia specific warnings? Contact us and request demo for Linqs GtradePro Sanctioned Party Screening software. Learn more on the Sanctioned Party Screening process.

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Source: The U.S. Department of Justice Would you like to ensure your business partner screening process correctly identify the North Korea specific warnings? Contact us and request demo for Linqs GtradePro Sanctioned Party Screening software. Learn more on the Sanctioned Party Screening process.    

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Source: U.S. Department of the Treasury – OFAC The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is amending the North Korea Sanctions Regulations and reissuing them in their entirety, in order to implement three recent Executive orders and to reference the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016 and the […]

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Source: U.S. Department of Commerce – BIS The Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce (“BIS”), has notified Access USA Shipping, LLC, d/b/a MyUS.com and f/k/a Access USA Shipping, Inc., of Sarasota, Florida (“Access”), of its intention to initiate an administrative proceeding against Access pursuant to Section 766.3 of the Export Administration Regulations […]

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