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Europeans trigger JCPOA dispute mechanism

Europeans trigger JCPOA dispute mechanism

Decision of France, Germany and the UK made with ‘objective of preserving the JCPOA’.

Exxon Mobil wins OFAC suit

Exxon Mobil wins OFAC suit

Texas court rules OFAC guidance unclear and reverses $2m penalty.

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Uyghur Act draws China outrage

Legislation allows for sanctions on Chinese officials for their role in the oppression of ethnic and Muslim minorities by the Chinese government.

US charges international ring with sanctions evasion

‘This prosecution demonstrates the high priority the Department of Justice places on the enforcement of U.S. restrictions on exports to Russia’s oil and gas industry.’

US lawyer barred from Huawei case

Prosecutors argued that former DOJ lawyer could use confidential information to 'materially advance' Huawei’s defence strategy.

Ukraine and EU to tackle firearm trafficking in ‘unstable’ Eastern Europe

Initiative to address ‘significant safety and security risks and challenges related to the spread of illicit weapons.’

US continues hardball approach to Caracas – softens on baseball

OFAC: action ‘targets the former Maduro regime’s corruption in the oil sector and the mechanisms used to transport oil to the Cuban regime.’

Proposed Hong Kong Human Rights Act heads to Trump’s desk

‘[T]he U.S. must send a strong message that we stand with those peacefully advocating for freedom and the rule of law.’

US drone company settles alleged Europe- and Canada-related ITAR breaches

Alleged breaches included ‘unauthorized exports of Shrike UAS to the United Kingdom’.

Kiwi academics attack government catch-all proposals

‘Lack of clear guidance’ from government could bring ‘potentially chilling’ results.

OFAC issues revised Venezuela regulations

Revisions include a general licence authorising US government activities related to Venezuela.

BIS extends Huawei TGL

BIS extends Huawei TGL

November, 2019

TGL ‘authorizes certain activities, including those necessary for the continued operations of existing networks and equipment.’

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