The Export Practitioner is the only monthly magazine devoted exclusively to news and analysis of U.S. export controls and trade sanctions.

Since 1987, The Export Practitioner has provided readers with expert reports on changes to U.S. export licensing rules, enforcement policies and regulations for defense and dual-use products and technology.

June 2018

Features

To Russia, with Love? Automating Restricted Party Screening and the 50 Percent Rule
Amber Road's Gary Barraco takes a closer look at Restricted Party Screening (RPS) and Treasury's 50 percent rule in light of new Russia sanctions.
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Focus on Enforcement

Calif. Firm, CEO Settle BIS Export Charge
Merit Aerospace, Inc. of Pasadena, Calif., and CEO Yanhong Zhou aka Joe Zhou agreed May 25, 2018, to pay the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)...
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Fla. Man Pleads Guilty to Shipping Firearms to Brazil
Frederik Barbieri of Ft. Pierce Fla., pleaded guilty May 15, 2018, in Miami U.S. District Court to unlawfully exporting firearms, firearms...
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Lockheed Martin Receives BIS Antiboycott Warning Letter
Lockheed Martin received a warning letter from the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) May 23, 2018, for furnishing information about business...
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Macau Developer Sentenced for Bribing Ambassadors
A billionaire Macau developer was sentenced to prison for his role in a scheme to bribe the Antiguan and Dominican ambassadors to the United...
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Turkish Banker Sent to Prison for Evading Iran Sanctions
Turkish banker Mehmet Hakan Atilla was sentenced May 16, 2018, in Manhattan U.S. District Court to 32 months in prison for his role in a scheme to...
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Two Consultants Indicted in Foreign Bribery Scheme
Two employees of an international engineering consulting firm were indicted May 24, 2018, in a scheme to bribe officials of state-owned oil and gas...
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Export Controls

Six Years Later, Agencies Propose Firearms Transfers
After six years, publishing proposed rules to transfer export controls on firearms and ammunition that are widely available in retail outlets to...
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Trade Sanctions

OFAC Adds Iran Sanctions on Aviation Services, Aircraft
In a show of toughness following the administration's withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Treasury's Office of Foreign...
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Wind-Down Time Extended for Another Russian Firm
It worked the first time. In hoping for a repeat performance, Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) May 22, 2018, issued General...
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Policy Briefs

Congressional Committees Advance Updated CFIUS Bills
Setting up a conference fight over the best platform to update and expand the jurisdiction of the Committee on Foreign Investment in U.S. (CFIUS),...
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President Tweets, Congress Squawks over ZTE Deal
In a month of news about Chinese phone company ZTE that seemed like a year, U.S. industry would not be blamed for suffering a severe case of...
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End Notes

END NOTES
RUSSIA : In Federal Register May 9, 2018, State imposed additional sanctions on Russian weapons trading company Rosoboronexport (ROE) and any...
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