Tag Archives: aerospace

Chinese Technology Companies Named to Entity List, Blocked from US Exports

The Trump Administration has added eight Chinese entities and 36 of their subsidiaries to the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry Security’s (BIS) Entity List. Per the final rule published in the Federal Register on August 2, 2018, “[t]he entities that are being added to the Entity List have been determined by the U.S. Government to be acting contrary … Continue Reading

US Export Controls Workshop – “The ITAR ‘Virus’ Continues to EARvolve!” – Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK – July 23-25, 2018

Our Aerospace & Defense Group is pleased to partner once again with EGADD and Strategic Shipping Company Ltd to host the upcoming “The ITAR ‘Virus’ Continues to EARvolve!” US Export Controls Workshop in Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK, Monday, July 23 – Wednesday, July 25, 2018. 2018 welcomes the 11th anniversary of the workshop.… Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Cleared: Ultra Electronics Holdings and Sparton Corporation

Status:  Clearance   Acquirer:  Ultra Electronics Holdings plc (England and Wales) Acquired:  Sparton Corporation (US) Value:  Approx. US$234.8 million Industry:  Integrated Circuits; Electronic Engineering; Electronic Manufacturing… Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Clearance: Bohai Financial Investment Holding Co. and C.I.T. Leasing Corporation; C2 Aviation Capital, Inc.

Status:  Clearance   Acquirer:  Bohai Financial Investment Holding Co., Ltd. (China) Acquired:  C.I.T. Leasing Corporation (U.S.); C2 Aviation Capital, Inc. (U.S.) Value:  US$10.4 Billion Industry:  Aerospace   UPDATE:  On April 4, 2017, CIT Group Inc. “announced that it completed the sale of its commercial aircraft leasing business to Avolon Holdings Limited (Avolon), the international aircraft leasing … Continue Reading

Chinese National Enters Guilty Plea for Violating US Export Controls

On 21 April 2017, the US Department of Justice announced that Fuyi Sun pled guilty to violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, the law underlying US export controls. Specifically, Sun admitted to attempting to export to China high-grade carbon fiber – an item with aerospace and defense applications – without the required license.… Continue Reading

Free Event – SME Briefing on Potential US Business Opportunities – London, UK – 27 January 2017

As part of a broader UK government-led Prosperity Agenda to provide UK companies support to identify and pursue potential export business opportunities, ADS – the premier trade organization for companies in the UK aerospace, defense security and space sectors –  is hosting a complimentary, interactive half-day briefing for SMEs to assist with developing and applying … Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Mitigation: Midea Group Co. Ltd. and KUKA AG

Status:  Clearance   Acquirer:  Midea Group Co., Ltd. (China) Acquired:  KUKA AG (Germany) Value:  Est. US$1.3 billion Industry:  Automation   UPDATE: On December 29, 2016, Midea Group received clearance from CFIUS and DDTC for its take-over of KUKA AG. (See KUKA Press Release, US Government Au thorities gront clearances for take-over of KUKA by Midea, … Continue Reading

US Export Controls Workshop: The ITAR “Virus” EARvolves! – Stratford-upon-Avon, UK – 18-20 July 2016

The hugely successful three-day ITAR Workshop sessions, jointly organized by EGADD, our Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Practice Group, and Strategic Shipping Company Ltd, will be taking place again in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK, on 18-20 July 2016. George Grammas will host several workshops. Subjects to be covered over the three-day sessions could, amongst others, include: US … Continue Reading
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