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BIS publishes temporary general licence for transactions with Huawei

BIS publishes temporary general licence for transactions with Huawei

Huawei, and 68 related entities, were added to the Department of Commerce’s Entity List on 16 May.

Trump declares ‘national emergency’ on tech acquisition

Trump declares ‘national emergency’ on tech acquisition

EO targets tech acquisitions that pose an ‘unacceptable risk to the national security of the United States’.

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CEO of New York metals company sentenced to prison for conspiring to export to Iran

'[T]he defendant exported a metallic powder that has potential military and nuclear applications to Iran.'

Progress of Arms Trade Treaty under scrutiny as conference gets underway

Questions are being asked as to whether states are meeting their obligations under the treaty.

UN Security Council establishes sanctions regime against Mali

Resolution 2374 (2017) establishes a new committee to ‘designate those to be subjected to the travel ban and asset freeze.

Mogherini backs more sanctions against North Korea

EU should support a UN Security Council Resolution adopting tougher economic measures against North Korea.

EU pushes for ‘torture-free trade’

Initiative aims to ‘stop the trade in goods used for torture and the death penalty’.

US charges Turkish former minister with sanctions evasion

A Turkish former minister and three others have been charged with evasion of Iran sanctions.

US government consults on future of foreign policy-based export controls

Government will consider the compatibility of the controls with the foreign policy objectives of the United States.

Germany to monitor arms export end use

Reports that BAFA has started monitoring the end use of country’s arms exports.

Israel suspends drone export after alleged live fire demo

Reports allege that demo involved attack on military position.

Temporary rule clarifies scope of US military electronics controls

Rule temporarily modifies Category XI of the USML (‘Military Electronics’).

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