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.

March 2017

Features

How Will Russian Intrigue Affect U.S. Sanctions
How will the controversy over connections between the Trump administration and Russia affect U.S. sanctions on Moscow, and more importantly U.S. businesses? Predicting could be a fools' errand.
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Focus on Enforcement

Calif. Security Firm Settles BIS Antiboycott Charges
Video security manufacturer Pelco of Clovis, Calif., Feb. 17, 2017, agreed to pay Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) a $162,000 civil penalty to...
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Calif. Woman Pleads Guilty to Ammunition Export Charges
Marlou Mendoza of Long Beach, Calif., pleaded guilty Feb. 13, 2017, in Los Angeles U.S. District Court to three counts of failing to provide the...
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Former Magyar Telecom Exec Settles SEC Bribery Charges
Three months before a jury trial, a former Magyar Telekom PLC executive agreed to pay the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) $60,000 to...
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Houston Man Gets 135 Months for Illegal Exports to Russia
Another of the 11 Russian and U.S. naturalized citizens who were indicted for the unlicensed export of microelectronic products to Russian military...
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Lebanese Citizen Charged in Iowa Family Export Scheme
Fadi Yassine, a Lebanese citizen, was arrested Feb. 6, 2017, and charged with conspiracy to violate the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) in...
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Miami Exporters Charged with Shipping Aircraft Parts to Syria
Two Miami area residents and one foreign national were arrested and charged Feb. 24, 2017, in Miami U.S. District Court with exporting aircraft...
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OFAC Slaps Bankrupt Taiwanese Firm for Iran Sanctions Violation
A Taiwanese shipping firm under bankruptcy protection received a Finding of Violation from Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) for...
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Texas Businessmen Get Probation for Violating FCPA
Two Texas businessmen were sentenced to three years' probation for paying $2 million in bribes to Mexican law enforcement officials to secure...
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Thai National Sentenced to Prison for Gun Part Exports
Pheerayuth Burden, a Thai national living in Torrance, Calif., was sentenced Feb. 16, 2017, in D.C. U.S. District Court to 55 months in prison for...
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Ultrasound Firm Settles Iran Sanctions Charges
United Medical Instruments (UMI) of San Jose, Calif., agreed Feb. 28, 2017, to pay Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) $15,400 to...
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Export Controls

Administration Will Try to Renegotiate Cyber Controls
The effort to renegotiate agreed-upon controls on cybersecurity products at the 2017 Wassenaar Arrangement plenary will continue despite a lack of...
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Trade Sanctions

New Iran Sanctions Target Missile Procurement
As expected, the Trump administration followed its tough talk on Iran's recent missile test with new sanctions against networks and supporters of...
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Policy Briefs

Faulty Data Cannot Measure C-TPAT Benefits, GAO Says
Staff from Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) have more work to do in measuring the...
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Justice Issues Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs
Without much fanfare, the Justice fraud section Feb. 8, 2017, published a compilation of sample topics and questions it "found relevant" when...
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End Notes

END NOTES
CFIUS : Law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Feb. 1, 2017, launched online resource center on Committee on Foreign Investment in U.S....
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