Work Area: Customs

US urges allies to ramp up enforcement of export controls amid Russia-Ukraine war

The call for stricter export controls enforcement follows reports that Russia is attacking Ukrainian civilians with drones built with parts manufactured by US companies.

01 February 2023

HMRC export control penalties close to all-time high

12 December 2022

UAE company, owner sued over alleged shipments to Syria and Iran

The company allegedly breached export control rules by purchasing IT equipment from US companies to re-sell in Syria and Iran.

07 November 2022

US Republicans suggest taking export controls enforcement away from Commerce

The department has overlooked its mission to protect national security in upholding its mandate to promote trade to high-risk countries, especially China, the bill said.

02 November 2022

Three more Russian airlines blocked by BIS over export control violations

27 June 2022

BIS blocks fifth Russian airline over export control breaches

20 May 2022

DOJ investigating fibre laser manufacturer following export control breach disclosures

05 May 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

Singapore drops probe into PAR Technology

US hospitality company PAR Technology has said that Singaporean authorities have closed an investigation into its operations.

10 November 2021

Singapore company denies links to alleged North Korea sanction breaches

Singapore-based energy trading company Winson Group has distanced itself from the findings of a UN report reviewing allegations that the company is a “key node” in the North Korean government’s illicit procurement of fuel.

06 October 2021

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