BIS Adds 60 New Parties To The Entity List

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Today, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) amended the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 C.F.R. Parts 730 – 774) by adding sixty (60) parties from China, France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Oman, Pakistan, Russia, Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates to the Entity List for the following reasons— Attempted diversion of controlled […]

COVID-19 Agency Announcements Impacting Trade

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U.S. importers and exporters take note: Customs and Border Protection, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, the Census Bureau and the Bureau of Industry and Security have issued announcements or taken actions as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 virus on their ongoing operations. Specifically— • Requests to Delay the Payment of Duties: […]

State and Commerce Departments Publish Long-Awaited Proposed Rules for U.S. Export Controls on Firearms, Ammunition and Related Equipments

State and Commerce Departments Publish Long-Awaited Proposed Rules for U.S. Export Controls on Firearms, Ammunition and Related Equipments

On May 24th, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) and the State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (“DDTC”) published the long-awaited proposed rules for the export control of firearms, guns, ammunition and related articles under the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”). These are just […]

U.S. Suspends Export Privileges of Chinese Tech Giant ZTE

U.S. Suspends Export Privileges of Chinese Tech Giant ZTE

On April 16th, the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) imposed a denial order against ZTE Corporation and ZTE Kangxun Telecommunications, Ltd. (“ZTE Kangxun”), located in Shenzhen, China, for making false statements in violation of the companies’ settlement of previous violations of the U.S. Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”). As a result, the […]