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Easing Sanctions Against Russia? Congress Says Not So Fast, Mr. President

Posted in Economic Sanctions
Despite early rumors that President Trump would lift the Obama Administration’s economic sanctions against Russia, it might not be so quick or so easy, if Congress has its way.  Two pieces of legislation have been introduced in Congress, the first aimed at inhibiting the President’s ability to ease the current Russian sanctions regime and the… Continue Reading

The Outlook For Sanctions and Export Controls in the Next Administration

Posted in Economic Sanctions, Export Controls
With the presidential election fast approaching, businesses may be wondering what the next administration is likely to do with respect to sanctions and export controls. If Secretary Clinton is elected, the most likely path is a continuation in general of the current policies. If Donald Trump is elected, the prospects are much less clear. And… Continue Reading

Opportunity for Comment: Effects of BIS’s Foreign Policy-Based Export Controls

Posted in BIS, Export Controls
The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has published its annual notice soliciting comments on the effects of the foreign policy-based controls contained in the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (Effects of Foreign Policy-Based Export Controls, 79 Fed. Reg. 52,630 (Dep’t Commerce Sept. 4, 2014)). BIS is collecting these comments as part a… Continue Reading
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