Trade and Manufacturing Monitor

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BIS Proposes KYC and Other Cybersecurity Requirements on Cloud Services and AI Training

On January 29, 2024, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) introducing a Customer Identification Program (CIP) and other requirements…

BIS Hits Wabtec Corporation with $153,175 Civil Penalty for Antiboycott Violations

On January 29, 2024, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced a settlement with Wabtec Corporation of $153,175 for violations of the antiboycott provisions of the Export…

China Select Committee Calls for Expansion of UFLPA Entity List To Include Companies Outside China; Other Enforcement Enhancements

On January 19, 2024, the Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party (“China Select Committee”) published a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas calling for strengthened…

Commerce Department Expands Russia and Belarus Controls, Implements Clarifying Changes

On January 25, 2024, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) strengthened its existing controls under the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) against Russia and Belarus. Specifically,…

BIS Clarifies Notification and Licensing Requirements for Updated Semiconductor, Advanced Computing Export Controls

On December 29, 2023, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) concerning the agency’s recently updated semiconductor and advanced computing export…