US-EU: Export Controls and Sanctions Update

    View Author January 2020

    This publication from our International Trade Practice looks at the shifting regulatory framework for international trade compliance on both sides of the Atlantic.

    In this issue, we cover:


    • BIS Amends Regulations Governing Export and Reexport of Geospatial Imaging Software
    • Department of State Amends the ITAR
    • BIS Publishes Rules Amending Categories I, II and III of ITAR
    • Treasury Releases Final Regulations to Reform National Security Reviews for Certain Foreign Investments and Other Transactions in the US
    • US Intensifies Sanctions on Iran
    • US Department of State Designates Former Moldovan Official on Corruption
    • US Acts Against Officials of the Former Maduro Regime Involved in Obstructing the Venezuelan National Assembly
    • US Further Restricts Air Travel to Cuba
    • Treasury Sanctions Entities for Facilitating the Exportation of Workers from North Korea
    • Treasury Sanctions South Sudanese First Vice President for Role in Serious Human Rights Abuse


    • EU Publishes Updated List of Dual-use Items
    • The UK Adopts the Revised EU Dual-use List
    • E3 Foreign Ministers Make Statement Concerning the JCPoA
    • Six Countries Join “Instex” SPV to Facilitate Trade With Iran
    • EU Issues Notice for the Attention of Persons Concerning Restrictive Measures in Egypt
    • EU Issues Notices Concerning Restrictive Measures in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Upcoming Events

    • CE@Schar COMPLIANCE 2020™ – Emerging and Foundational Technologies and CFIUS for Export Compliance Professionals – February 20, 2020
    • COMPLIANCE 2020™ – Event Series Kickoff, UK Edition – April 2, 2020, King’s College, London