US-EU-UK: Export Controls and Sanctions Update

    View Author October 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:

    US

    • BIS Amends EAR to Suspend License Exceptions for Hong Kong
    • BIS Designates Huawei Entities, Removes Temporary General License and Amends Foreign-produced Direct Product Rule
    • National Security Direct Product Rule
    • Designated Entity Direct Product Rule
    • BIS Publishes ANPRM Regarding Certain Foundational Technologies
    • DDTC Announces Upcoming Changes to the Policy of Denial for the Republic of Cyprus
    • OFAC Announces Settlement Agreement With an Individual
    • OFAC Announces Settlement Agreement With Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas
    • OFAC Targets Hizballah Executive Council Companies and Official
    • OFAC Amends Cuba Assets Control Regulations

    EU

    • EU Issues Notice to Stakeholders Regarding UK’s Withdrawal and Export Controls
    • EU Imposes Sanctions Against Cyberattacks
    • EU Announces Sanctions on Belarus
    • EU Extends Sanctions With Respect to the Situation in Ukraine
    • EU Imposes Sanctions Related to the Libyan Conflict
    • Commission Announces Actions to Make Europe’s Raw Materials Supply More Secure and Sustainable

    UK

    • UK Prepares to Join US and Canada in Sanctioning Belarus for Human Rights Violations
    • EU Raises Possibility on Sanctioning the UK for Breach of Brexit Withdrawal Agreement