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There Are So Many US Restricted Party Lists, Do I Really Need to Search Them All?

Several circumstances may trigger the need for non-US parties to conduct restricted party screening against the various lists published by the US government.  Deciding whether screening is useful, and which lists to screen against, depends upon the particulars of the business activity or contemplated transaction.  The increasing prevalence of secondary sanctions from the United States makes screening against US lists… … Keep Reading

New update of the EU Control List of dual-use items

On 17 October 2019,  an update of the dual-use export Control List in Annex I to Regulation (EC) N° 428/2009 was adopted by the European Commission to align it with the changes that occurred with the decision taken within the framework of the international non-proliferation regimes and export control arrangements in 2018. … Keep Reading

Brussels Conference 2019

We are proud and happy to invite you for the 5th edition of the Brussels conference on Export Controls & Economic Sanctions (this year focusing on economic sanctions). … Keep Reading

EU Council finally agrees negotiating mandate for the recast of the EU Dual Regulation

After the release of the EU Commission’s proposal in 2016 it took the Council almost three years of discussions to agree on this negotiating mandate (https://www.consilium.europa.eu/media/39555/mandate-for-negociations.pdf). The Council prefers a lighter’ version of the recast focusing primarily on harmonization and simplification. Now it is up to the EU Council, Parliament & Commission to agree on a new text.     … Keep Reading

EU adopts sanctions regime on cyber-attacks

On 17 May 2019, the EU adopted a brand new sanctions regime to deter and respond to cyber-attacks. This follows the adoption, on June 2018, by the European Council of conclusions outlining the necessity to strengthen the EU ability to address cyber threats originating from outside the EU. … Keep Reading

There Are So Many US Restricted Party Lists, Do I Really Need to Search Them All?

Several circumstances may trigger the need for non-US parties to conduct restricted party screening against the various lists published by the US government.  Deciding whether screening is useful, and which lists to screen against, depends upon the particulars of the business activity or contemplated transaction.  The increasing prevalence of secondary sanctions from the United States makes screening against US lists… … Keep Reading

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