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U.S. government announces enhanced due diligence process for humanitarian trade with Iran and identifies Iran as a jurisdiction of primary money laundering concern International Trade Alert

On 25 October the U.S. Departments of the Treasury and State announced the establishment of a new channel for conducting due diligence on humanitarian trade with Iran.

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BIS issues final rule restricting additional exports and reexports to Cuba International Trade Alert

On 21 October 2019 the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a final rule amending Cuba-related provisions in the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

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U.S. government issues new executive order targeting Turkey and sanctions the Turkish Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, and others International Trade Alert

On 14 October, President Donald Trump issued Executive Order 13894, Blocking Property and Suspending Entry of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Syria (EO).

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BIS targets alleged human rights violations by expanding Entity List with addition of 28 Chinese parties International Trade Alert

On 7 October 2019 the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) expanded the Entity List, restricting certain transactions with 28 Chinese entities.

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U.S. Treasury Department issues new proposed CFIUS regulations International Trade Alert

On 17 September 2019 the U.S. Department of the Treasury announced proposed regulations to "comprehensively implement the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA)."

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U.S. imposes additional sanctions on Russia under Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act International Trade Alert

On 2 August the United States announced that it will impose a second round of sanctions on Russia pursuant to the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991 ...

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Proposed additions of chemical families to Schedule 1 of Chemical Weapons Convention and BIS requests for comments from chemical, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies International Trade Alert

On 14 August 2019 the U.S. Department of Commerce published a proposed change to the list of "Schedule 1" chemicals in the "Annex on Chemicals" to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC).

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U.S. moves towards (but stops short of) complete embargo on Venezuela International Trade Alert

On 5 August 2019 the Trump administration issued Executive Order 13884 (the executive order) imposing sweeping sanctions against the government of Venezuela, including its agencies and...

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OFAC update: Final interim rule amending the reporting, procedures, and penalties regulations (RPPR) and Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) disclosures International Trade Alert

On 20 June 2019 the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued a final interim rule (effective on 21 June 2019) amending its reporting, procedures, and...

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