Category: Export Compliance Regulations

6 Things to Know About China Export Controls (Part 1 of 2)

6 Things to Know About China Export Controls (Part 1 of 2)

05/18/2022

The past couple of years have been tumultuous for U.S.-Sino relations, affecting export controls compliance needs and beyond. 2020 was a year that reshaped the political landscape between the U.S. and China. The Trump administration took no less than 210 public...


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Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine-Related Export Controls and Sanctions:  7 Things to Know

Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine-Related Export Controls and Sanctions: 7 Things to Know

04/07/2022

The U.S. and its allies have enforced the broadest package of sanctions and export controls on Russia, Belarus, and two occupied regions in Ukraine (Donetsk and Luhansk) to stop the invasion of Ukraine. The U.S., U.K., and the European Union...


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U.S. OFAC Cuba Sanctions:  Top 4 Things You Need to Know

U.S. OFAC Cuba Sanctions: Top 4 Things You Need to Know

05/12/2021

This article is about an unusual combination:  sanctions and optimism.  I am focusing on economic sanctions with optimism that international travel and international research endeavors will rebound when the world can look at the COVID pandemic in the rearview mirror. ...


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Motivation Behind U.S. Export Controls:  Multilateral Agreements

Motivation Behind U.S. Export Controls: Multilateral Agreements

04/14/2021

Co-Author, Cynthia Roberts, Senior Consultant at Traliance   How many times do export controls compliance leaders hear “Why? That doesn’t make sense”?  The simple response is that it doesn’t need to make sense.  The U.S. government’s export controls regulations are...well,...


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Exporting a Coronavirus Vaccine: What You Need to Know

Exporting a Coronavirus Vaccine: What You Need to Know

04/08/2020

18 months.  It’s unsettling to think that it may take that long - or longer- to develop an effective vaccine for the coronavirus.  Many research institutions, universities, and companies are actively partnering with overseas collaborators to fast-track the vaccine development. ...


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Foreign Influence:  Top 3 Things Universities Must Understand

Foreign Influence: Top 3 Things Universities Must Understand

02/04/2020

Co-Author, Mark Peters, Senior Consultant at Traliance   Higher education is seeing concerns unlike anything seen since the Cold War when the United States faced the perceived threat of Soviet Union governments benefiting from scientific discovery at U.S. universities.  At...


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BIS Annual Conference (Update):  What Export Controls News Did You Miss?

BIS Annual Conference (Update): What Export Controls News Did You Miss?

08/06/2019

Many export controls changes are coming down the pipeline.  Did you miss the BIS Annual Conference in July? No worries!  Download key slides from BIS and read our tips on the most valuable presentations for universities and research-related organizations.  If...


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Export Controls on Software: 6 Secrets You Need to Know

Export Controls on Software: 6 Secrets You Need to Know

05/14/2019

Okay.  They aren’t really secrets.  The Export Administration Regulations (EAR) administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) - and the “sister” set of regulations called the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) administered by the Directorate of Defense...


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Finding the Perfect Export Enforcement Case (Part 1)

Finding the Perfect Export Enforcement Case (Part 1)

02/11/2019

Are you looking for the PERFECT export enforcement case to highlight in your export control training?  You know...the export violation that demonstrates U.S. export controls regulations really do touch your industry, your research field, your size company, and your personnel....


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Guide to Submitting Public Comment to BIS on Export Controls for Emerging Technologies

Guide to Submitting Public Comment to BIS on Export Controls for Emerging Technologies

12/06/2018

Export controls compliance continues to be a dynamic area with a lot of regulatory change.  As the U.S. government figures out the risks of new, innovative technologies to U.S. national security, there is an opportunity for your company or university...


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