|After the UK Brexit referendum of 23 June the implications on the political, economic and legal relations between the UK and the EU have been discussed from many angles. But what about...|
State Department Issues Advisory Opinion on Cloud Computing
The requesting company has posted a redacted version of the advisory opinion here, and the State Department has posted its clarification of the opinion – emphasizing the narrow scope of the opinion and taking issue with the company’s initial press release characterizing the opinion – here. Given the agency’s public objection to the company's original interpretation of the advisory opinion, exporters that use cloud-based services will need to continue to be very cautious about the storage of ITAR data on cloud-based servers and should consider seeking guidance from the State Department on these issues.
Read our Export Controls Alert on the advisory opinion here.
The Department of Energy (DOE) recently published its revised Part 810 Guidance on compliance with the amended Part 810 Regulations on nuclear export controls (10 C.F.R. Part 810). The 2015 ...24 June 2016
FinCEN Designates North Korea as a Jurisdiction of Primary Money Laundering Concern, Triggering Additional Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions
Pursuant to the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016’s requirement that the Secretary of the Treasury determine whether North Korea is a jurisdiction of...16 June 2016