If you’ve spent the last year-and-a-half focused on Russia, hold that thought, and don’t take your eye off other bad actors around the world. That’s what the U.S. Government is warning with its third joint notice, published earlier this month.
Explore U.S. regulations mandating firms to reject unsanctioned foreign boycotts and report boycott-related requests to the OAC and IRS.
Discover how daVinci's reward process lacked due diligence, allowing recipients in sanctioned countries to access rewards, highlighting the need for geolocation controls.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one: “We don’t make munitions or sell weapons, so we are good on all those export-law requirements.” Statements like this make most trade compliance managers cringe. Why? Because there’s so much more to import/export compliance than just “selling munitions.” Take the enforcement case announced last month against 3M Company.
Trade compliance audits can be scary, cumbersome and time-consuming. Why would any company subject itself to this? The importance of any import/export compliance audit is to avoid the dreaded “F&P” words. These are two words that most companies don’t want to hear … or even say (unless it’s behind closed doors). Maybe this has never crossed your mind. If it has, keep reading and we’ll help you unpack the details.
Deemed export laws are complicated. They can be confusing for all people – even Elon Musk. The serial entrepreneur and founder of SpaceX recently tweeted an (inaccurate) interpretation of U.S. export controls laws. Let’s expand beyond 280 characters and take a closer look at this topic.
Denied party screening is like a safety net for businesses, helping you dodge legal hassles that can cost lots of money and a lost reputation. Learn how to help protect your business today!
Whether you're a business owner, financial professional, or anyone transacting globally, understanding the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is crucial. OFAC plays a vital role in enforcing economic and trade sanctions against targeted individuals, organizations, and countries.
Another day. Another restriction against China. Earlier this month, President Biden signed an executive order targeting U.S. investment in certain national security technologies where that investment involves “countries of concern.” Let’s break this down, review the proposed rule and see what’s on the horizon.
In the 2008 comedy Burn After Reading, Brad Pitt and Francis McDormand play two clueless gym employees who try (and fail) to make money selling government secrets. And while bribery, espionage and money laundering sound like all the good plot points for any spy comedy, you don’t expect to find them in the real world – with real government employees trying to sell real secrets.