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WorldECR, The Journal of Export Control and Sanctions issues a free weekly newsletter on current export control and sanctions issues.
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WorldECR, The Journal of Export Control and Sanctions issues a free weekly newsletter on current export control and sanctions issues.
Latest articles, archive and search function can be found here: https://www.worldecr.com/news

The "WorldECR News Alerts" are now available on...

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WorldECR, The Journal of Export Control and Sanctions issues a free weekly newsletter on current export control and sanctions issues.
Latest articles, archive and search function can be found here: https://www.worldecr.com/news

The "WorldECR News Alerts" are now available on...

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A Dutch company which manufactures computer chip-making machines has become enmeshed in the US-China trade war.

Veldhoven-based, ASML applied in June 2019 for an export licence to deliver one of its machines to an unnamed Chinese customer but is still waiting while both the US and China lobby the...

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The US Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘OFAC’) has settled with a New York lobbying firm, Park Strategies LLC, which, it says, undertook services on behalf of a designated company that exceeded the scope of generally authorised activities under the Global Terrorism Sanctions Regulations (‘GTSR’).

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The UK Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (‘OFSI’) has announced that it has designated Hizbollah under the Terrorist Asset Freezing Act (‘TAFA’). Observers have noted that this may be indicative of the UK pursuing its own sanctions-policy path in anticipation of its exit from the European...

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Chevron and four oilfield services providers have received a fourth consecutive waiver exempting them from US sanctions on Venezuela.

The other four companies are Halliburton, Schlumberger, Baker Hughes and Weatherford.

The waiver – a general licence, granted by the Treasury Department just before...

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Participants at the Berlin Conference for Libya, under the auspices of the United Nations Security Council, have pledged to ‘refrain from interfering’ in the ongoing conflict in the country, called upon the Security Council to impose sanctions on parties in violation of the ceasefire, and on ‘all...

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WorldECR, The Journal of Export Control and Sanctions issues a free weekly newsletter on current export control and sanctions issues.
Latest articles, archive and search function can be found here: https://www.worldecr.com/news

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In a move aimed at salvaging the increasingly troubled Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (‘JCPOA’), better known as the Iran nuclear deal, France, Germany and the UK this week formally triggered the deal’s dispute mechanism.

In doing so, the three nations formally accused Iran of violating the...

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