Topic: Export control

US export control agency reports higher civil penalties

25 January 2021

Russia introduces criminal penalties for unregistered foreign agents

08 January 2021

UK export control enforcer handing out more fines

“The upward trend is certainly interesting but I would say that the quantum of the penalties is relatively mediocre – it’s not going to get a lot of companies worried"

03 December 2020

The dispute resolution body gaining popularity in trade secret theft cases

Experts have long-held that the Washington, DC-based International Trade Commission offers fast and effective redress in trade secret theft disputes – statistics show that companies are now increasingly turning to it.

02 December 2020

People News: former SDNY chief moves to Fried Frank

In the latest people news roundup, Manhattan’s former top federal prosecutor Geoffrey Berman has moved into private practice, while Australian casino chain Crown Resorts has hired a new compliance department head amid a money laundering investigation.

02 December 2020

HMRC levies over £700,000 from alleged export control violations

25 November 2020

Russian company to plead guilty in export control case

US prosecutors have reached a plea deal with Russian company KS Engineering and its owner Oleg Nikitin over an alleged attempt to ship a gas turbine to Russia.

20 November 2020

Former Raytheon engineer sentenced over arms control violations

A US court has sentenced a former engineer at Massachusetts-based defence company Raytheon to prison for travelling to China with a laptop containing military secrets.

18 November 2020

Ohio State University professor pleads guilty to lying about China links

13 November 2020

UK export control regime an enforcement “backwater”

Featured in Investigator's Guide to the UK

The UK authority responsible for punishing the unlawful export of goods has opened fewer than five criminal investigations in each of the past three years.

13 November 2020

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