EU - US Export Controls and Sanctions Update - February 2017

    View Authors February 2017
    In this issue, we cover:

    EU
    • EU Diplomats Support Keeping Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine
    • EU Renews All Autonomous Counter-Terrorism Listings
    • EU Renews Sanctions Against Tunisia
    • Developments Regarding the Revision of the Dual-Use Export Control Regime
    • EU Renews Listings Under its Sanctions Against Ukraine’s Territorial Integrity
    UK
    • Export Control Organisation (ECO) Updates Sixteen Open Licences
    • ECO Publishes New Guidance on Using SPIRE 
    US
    • BIS Extends Temporary General License for ZTE
    • BIS Postpones Implementation of AT Controls on Software for Certain 3D992 Oscilloscopes and Transient Recorders
    • BIS Issues New Rules for Exports and Re-exports to Hong Kong
    • Trump Administration Imposes New Iran Sanctions
    • OFAC Targets Venezuelan Executive Vice President and Others Under Drug Trafficking Sanctions
    Enforcement Actions
    • OFAC Announces Three Settlement Agreements and Issues Two Findings of Violation
    Upcoming Events
    • UK Export Control Symposium 2017 – London, UK – 21 March 2017
    • Save-the-date – US Export Controls Workshop: “The ITAR ‘Virus’ EARvolves!” – Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK, 12-14 June 2017

    We encourage you to visit our blog The Trade Practitioner, where you will find further updates on export controls, sanctions and other international trade topics. In addition, organizations engaged in the trade of items specially designed for military or space applications are encouraged to download our complimentary ITAR Practitioner’s Handbook covering the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the US Department of Commerce "600 Series."

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