Trade and Manufacturing Monitor

News and insight from our international trade practice group

Commerce Department Publishes Best Practices to Prevent High-Priority Items From Being Diverted to Russia

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS” or “the agency”) has published a set of best practices for exporting nine products on the U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule (“HTS”) drawn from the…

U.S. Agencies Release Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory Addendum

On September 26, 2023, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the Office of the…

U.S. Imposes Additional Sanctions on Russia by Targeting Military-Linked Elites and Industrial Base

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On September 14, 2023, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) announced nearly 100 new sanctions on Russian elites and on Russia’s industrial base, financial institutions, and…

U.S. and EU Regulators Provide Insights on Sanctions and Export Evasion Risks

On September 11, 2023, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) issued a Financial Trend Analysis detailing trends in suspected evasion of export controls on Russia. FinCEN’s analysis is informed by reports…

U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security Creates Option for Extended Renewals of Temporary Denial Orders

On August 30, 2023, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) amended the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) to allow for the extended renewal of Temporary Denial Orders (“TDOs”) under…