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Russian Companies Penalized Under Iran Nonproliferation Act
On Aug. 4, 2006, the State Department issued sanctions against seven companies under the Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000. Two prominent Russian companies—Rosoboronexport, the Russian state arms export company, and Sukhoi, a leading Russian aerospace and defense contractor—were named on this list which also included companies from North Korea, Cuba, and India.
United States
15 Dec 2006
One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: The New Proposed Rule For Export, Reexport & Transfers To The People’s Republic Of China
In 2005, United States companies exported approximately $41 billion worth of items to the People’s Republic of China. During that same time period, American business concerns reportedly lost an estimated $12.5 billion in potential export revenue.
United States
15 Sep 2006
Export, Customs & Trade - Enforcement Highlights
On October 5, 2005, the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") entered an order under which ProChem (Proprietary), Limited ("ProChem") (as the successor to Protea Chemicals (Proprietary), Limited ("Protea")) of South Africa, agreed to pay $1,540,000 in civil penalties to settle charges that Protea had committed 220 violations of the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR") from 1999 to 2003 in connection with exports of potassium cyanide and sodium cyanide to South Afri
United States
7 Apr 2006
When a Disclosure may not be Voluntary: Liability for Trade Violations and Sarbanes-Oxley
Companies with international trade operations are required to navigate a complex web of laws and regulations, governed by a multitude of government agencies. Corporate officers must make difficult decisions regarding when to disclose export and other trade violations to the government in hopes of avoiding or reducing what could otherwise be severe liability.
United States
1 Aug 2005
Lose Your Clearance, Lose Your Contract, Lose Your Company
One of the most valuable commodities held by a federal government contractor is its employees holding active personnel security clearances. Greater contracting opportunities across the federal government have only served to increase the value of these cleared employees by keeping companies competitive for government projects where access to classified information is necessary to perform tasks or services essential to the fulfillment of the contract. In many cases, the inability of specific contr
United States
23 Mar 2005
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