The UK’s Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU) has amended twelve military and dual-use OGELs to confirm, where applicable, that the requirements for compliance can be fulfilled by holding an approved F1686. To read the entire update (includes the updated list of OGELs) please click here.
On 6 June 2018 Ericsson AB (“EAB”, Sweden) and Ericsson, Inc. (“EUS”, Texas, USA), both subsidiaries of Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (“Ericsson”), have settled a potential civil liability for an apparent violation of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) and the Sudanese Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 538 (SSR) for an amount of $145, 893. For a full account of the settlement please click here.
On 23 July 2018 the U.S. Department of State (with the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)) issued an Actions Advisory to highlight evasive techniques used by North Korea to circumvent sanction compliance with the U.S. and/or UN sanction authorities. These evasion techniques may expose businesses (including m