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BIS Amends the EAR to Implement 2017 Wassenaar Plenary Agreements

The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has amended the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to reflect the 2017 changes to the dual-use controls adopted during the 2017 Wassenaar Arrangement Plenary Meetings. As set forth in the October 24, 2018 announcement in the Federal Register, the amendments revise 50 Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCNs) throughout the Commerce Control … Continue Reading

European Court of Justice Judgment on Damages for Unlawful European Union Sanctions Listing

On 30 May, the European Court of Justice handed down its judgment in an appeal brought by Safa Nicu Sepahan Co., an Iranian company whose main field of activities includes distribution and transmission of power projects. The company successfully applied in November 2014, in its application before the General Court, to have its name removed … Continue Reading

BIS Issues New Rules for Exports and Re-exports to Hong Kong

Effective 19 April 2017, a new rule issued by the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) will require exporters or re-exporters of certain items subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to obtain and maintain proof of import or export authorization issued by the government of Hong Kong. Under the rule, persons … Continue Reading
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