Tag Archives: IEEPA

TikTok and WeChat Targeted by Latest Trump Administration Executive Orders

On August 6, 2020, President Donald Trump signed two Executive Orders (EOs) targeting the TikTok and WeChat applications and their parent companies. Specifically, President Trump invoked the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and other related statutes, as well as the national emergency he previously declared under these laws in Executive Order 13873 (Securing the … Continue Reading

US Commerce Department Implements Inflationary Adjustments to Civil Monetary Penalties

Pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, the US Commerce Department announced its annual inflationary adjustments to the maximum civil monetary penalties under its jurisdiction. These include, among others, civil monetary penalties issued under the Export Administration … Continue Reading

Civil Monetary Penalties for Sanctions and Export Control Violations Set to Increase

Under the authority of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 (the Act), as amended, OFAC is adjusting for inflation the maximum amount of the civil monetary penalties that may be assessed under its relevant regulations. For instance, for penalties assessed under the authority of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), penalties will increase to the greater … Continue Reading

Multiple Individuals Faced Criminal Penalties for Export Violations

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the convictions of Alexander Posobilov, Shavkat Abdullaev and Anastasia Diatlova for conspiring to export, and illegally exporting, controlled microelectronics to Russia in violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and the Arms Export Control Act (AECA). Separately, the DOJ also announced the sentencing of Mozaffar Khazaee … Continue Reading
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