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Export control and antidiscrimination law

Here’s one for all the Human Resources professionals out there. The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (the “OSC”) has issued a response to a request for guidance regarding complying with antidiscrimination and export control laws.

Frankly, it wasn’t worth it!

A Chinese national has been arrested in connection with a plot to illegally export high-grade carbon fiber from the United States to China. Among other things, he attempted to describe the fibers as "bananas" on shipping paperwork.