Topic: Export control

Former DOJ attorney Brian Fleming joins Steptoe

Fleming left Miller & Chevalier after five years and started at Steptoe on 1 August to work with the firm’s national security, trade controls and CFIUS practice.

05 August 2022

Venezuela cargo airline loses export privileges for buying plane from Iranian airline

The Bureau of Industry and Security said the airline bought the plane from an Iranian airline affiliated with a “designated terrorist organization.” The DOJ issued a seizure warrant for the aircraft, which is currently grounded in Argentina.

03 August 2022

Lab equipment shipper pleads guilty to failing to file export information

Intertech Trading Corporation will pay $140,000 in fines for undervaluing shipments to Russia and Ukraine if court accepts plea agreement.

14 July 2022

Inside HMRC’s export control enforcement strategy

GIR has obtained the guiding principles that the UK’s tax and customs agency uses to resolve criminal investigations into companies accused of violating export restrictions.

13 July 2022

BIS officially ends ‘no admit, no deny settlements’, plans tougher penalties

The agency has implemented new policies to step up its enforcement of the most serious export control violations in response to unprecedented national security threats from Russia and China.

01 July 2022

US export control agency to target universities

29 June 2022

Three more Russian airlines blocked by BIS over export control violations

27 June 2022

BIS suspends three companies for sending defence blueprints to China

The Bureau of Industry and Security on 7 June issued a temporary export ban to three US companies for exporting technical drawings and blueprints to China.

13 June 2022

Retired businessman ordered to pay £700,000 in rare UK export control case

A London court has ordered a retired businessman to forfeit criminal proceeds from a scheme to send fighter jet parts to Iran in violation of arms controls.

09 June 2022

DOJ looks to seize two Abramovich planes for export violations

US authorities are targeting a Boeing plane and a Gulfstream jet believed to be in Dubai and Moscow, respectively, and worth a combined estimated $410 million.

07 June 2022

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