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The UK’s Department for International Trade publish export control enforcement data for 2021

Between March and November 2021 HMRC issued compound penalties in respect of unlicensed exports of dual use goods, military goods and related activity controlled by the Export Control Order ...


U.S. Justice Department seeks input on modernization of the FARA for the first time in 15 years

Following its efforts in recent years to enforce the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 (22 U.S.C. 611 et seq. (FARA)) more rigorously and transparently, for the first time in nearly...


USICA and its House equivalents go to conference: what will be the likely outcome?

On November 17, 2021, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer issued a joint statement announcing a bicameral agreement to conference the United States...


Commerce amends its IFR on Securing the ICTS Supply Chain to address “connected software”

On November 26, 2021, the Department of Commerce published a proposed rule to amend its Interim Final Rule on Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply...


EU foreign direct investment screening: lessons learnt after a year in motion

In its First Annual Report on the EU Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Screening Regulation and Member States’ individual screening mechanisms, the European Commission takes stock of...


The EU broadens scope of sanctions on Belarus

The EU has expanded the listing criteria for specific designations under the Belarus sanctions regime that targets those that facilitate illegal crossing of the EU’s external borders. ...


U.S. and EU have reached a settlement regarding Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum products

The U.S. and the EU have announced a settlement regarding the U.S. Section 232 duties on European steel and aluminum products. As part of that settlement, the U.S. Department of...


Afghanistan: OFSI issues updated charity sector guidance on additional sanctions and remittance

On 1 November 2021, the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) published an updated charity sector guidance regarding the UK’s humanitarian activity following...


National Security and Investment Act: Nearly time for curtains up

There are just over two months to go until the National Security and Investment (NSI) regime goes fully live in the UK – now is the time to ensure you are up to speed on how it will...

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