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BIS Issues Final Rule Suspending License Exceptions Under The Export Administration Regulations For Hong Kong

BIS Issues Final Rule Suspending License Exceptions Under The Export Administration Regulations For Hong Kong

by Melissa Proctor • July 31, 2020

Today (July 31, 2020), the BIS published its Final Rule revising the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. Parts 730 – 774) (EAR) and suspending license exceptions that were previously applicable to Hong Kong. License exceptions are authorizations under the EAR that allow exports, reexports or in-country transfers without a license from the BIS provided that […]


U.S. State Department Increases Maximum Civil Penalty Amounts

by Melissa Proctor • January 10, 2018

As of January 3, 2018, the maximum civil penalty amounts that may be assessed by the U.S. State Department for violations of certain laws and regulations have been adjusted upwards for inflation per the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended. What does this mean for U.S. companies? Briefly, violations of the Arms […]