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.

February 2018

Features

Trump Administration on Sanctions: Priorities and Changes in Tone
A closer look at sanctions during the Trump administration's first year reveals that some distinctions began to emerge - some dictated by external events, others a continuation of already developing patterns, but a handful that reveal a clear change in priorities and policies.
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Focus on Enforcement

Another Civilian Sentenced for Illegal Exports of Army Equipment
Another civilian and three more Army soldiers were sentenced Jan. 8, 2018, in Nashville U.S. District Court for their roles in a scheme to steal...
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Calif. Residents Arrested for Export of MMIC Technology
Los Angeles-area residents Yi-Chi Shih and Kiet Ahn Mai were arrested Jan. 19, 2018, and charged in Los Angeles U.S. District Court for their roles...
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Dredging Firm Settles BIS Antiboycott Charges
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Ill., agreed Dec. 21, 2017, to pay a $37,000 civil penalty to settle 10 violations of...
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Electronics Dealer Settles BIS Export Charges
Phoenix electronics distributor MHz Electronics, Inc. agreed Jan. 11, 2018, to pay a $10,000 civil penalty to settle two Bureau of Industry and...
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Illinois Man Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Ex-Im Bank
Luyi Victor Ogebor, aka Victor Luyi Ogebor and Luyi Victor Ogbebor, owner of food export firm Aegis Trading and Shipping Company of Country Club...
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N.J. Real Estate Broker Pleads Guilty to Bribery
Joo Hyun Bahn, aka Dennis Bahn, of Tenafly, N.J., pleaded guilty Jan. 5, 2018, in Manhattan U.S. District Court to conspiracy to violate the...
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Texas Man Sent to Prison for Illegal Electronic Exports
Peter Zuccarelli of Plano, Texas, owner of American Coating Technologies, was sentenced Jan. 24, 2018, in Sherman, Texas, U.S. District Court to 46...
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Turkish Banker Found Guilty of Evading Iran Sanctions
A jury in Manhattan U.S. District Court convicted Turkish banker Mehmet Hakan Atilla for his role in a scheme to violate U.S. Iran sanctions by...
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Export Controls

BIS Defends Unilateral, Foreign Policy Controls
The more things change, the more they remain the same. With the new administration and accompanying changes to foreign policy, Bureau of Industry...
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Trade Sanctions

President Extends Iran Sanctions Relief for Final Time
President Trump Jan. 12, 2018, waived nuclear sanctions against Iran for the final time, he said, in a move that's meant to pressure European...
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State, Treasury Stop Short of New Russia Sanctions
When Congress almost unanimously passed the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) and the president signed it in August,...
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Exporting from Europe

Priorities and Conflicts
By David Hayes * Under the attempt to perform the impossible there sets in a general disintegration. When legislation fails, those who look upon...
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Policy Briefs

Administration Defends CFIUS Expansion with Reservations
At a Senate Banking Committee hearing Jan. 25, 2018, the administration got its chance to defend new legislation to update the jurisdiction of the...
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India Joins Australia Group, Next Stop Nuclear Suppliers
Moving one step closer to full participation in international export control regimes, India Jan. 19 became the 43rd member of the Australia Group...
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Supreme Court Decision Aims Spotlight on Firearms Rules
The Supreme Court's decision Jan. 8, 2018, to deny a petition for a writ of certiorari to Defense Distributed, an online weapons retailer, in a...
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End Notes

END NOTES
CIVIL PENALTIES : State in Federal Register Jan. 3, 2018, adjusted maximum amounts of civil monetary penalties (CMPs) it assesses under Arms...
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