Topic: Export control

BIS blocks fifth Russian airline over export control breaches

20 May 2022

US engineer handed 14-year sentence for Coca-Cola trade secret theft

10 May 2022

DOJ investigating fibre laser manufacturer following export control breach disclosures

05 May 2022

Mining industry companies settle Cuba sanctions breaches

OFAC has fined a Colorado-based mining company and an equipment distributor in Florida for acquiring explosives originating from Cuba for use at a Suriname gold mine.

22 April 2022

HMRC issues biggest ever penalty for illicit weapons exports

Experts are concerned by the anonymous HMRC settlement. “The fact it’s such a high figure indicates two things: One, it’s pretty damn serious. Two, if it had gone to a criminal trial the fine could have been a lot more,” said one former prosecutor.

08 April 2022

ZTE appeals against probation violation ruling

06 April 2022

Appeals court upholds Deripaska sanctions designation

30 March 2022

Court encourages fresh criminal charges against ZTE over visa fraud scheme

A federal court in Dallas has suggested US prosecutors pursue new charges against Chinese telecoms company ZTE for allegedly conspiring to commit visa fraud and violating compliance requirements of a 2017 plea deal.

23 March 2022

US export control agency targets Russian semiconductor sales

The Bureau of Industry and Security’s enforcement chief said the agency has made such cases a priority following “Russia’s unprovoked war against the people of Ukraine”.

03 March 2022

Davis Polk partner confirmed as Treasury Department GC

The Senate confirmed Neil MacBride as the top lawyer at a government department that leads US sanctions and anti-money laundering efforts.

11 February 2022

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