State Treasury and Commerce issue Joint Advisory on North Korea’s Ballistic Missile Procurement Activities

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The US Departments of State, Treasury and Commerce today issued a joint advisory to alert industry sectors worldwide to North Korea’s ballistic missile procurement activities, key North Korean procurement entities and the deceptive techniques employed by North Korean proliferators and procurement networks. The advisory urges companies to be aware of these activities and techniques, as […]

North Korea (Again) Designated by the United States as a State Sponsor of Terrorism

North Korea (Again) Designated by the United States as a State Sponsor of Terrorism

On November 21, 2017, the United States formally re-designated North Korea as a State Sponsor of Terrorism for, among other reasons, conducting six nuclear tests, firing ballistic missiles over Japan, engaging in suspected arms transfers to terrorists, and the assassination of the North Korean dictator’s half-brother in an airport in Malaysia. Although North Korea has […]

Customs and Border Protection Begins Targeting Imported Goods Suspected of Being Made with North Korean Forced Labor

Customs and Border Protection Begins Targeting Imported Goods Suspected of Being Made with North Korean Forced Labor

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) has recently begun scrutinizing import shipments suspected of being made with North Korean forced labor, as directed by the recently enacted Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (“CAATSA”). CAATSA gave expanded authority to CBP to enforce economic sanctions against North Korea and prevent the entry of goods made with […]