In this issue:
- Cybersecurity: Coming Soon to a Government Contract Near You
- Recent National Defense Authorization Act Presents Opportunities for Small Business Contractors
- Iran Sanctions Deal Does...more
We are pleased to provide you with this issue of Bracewell's Texas Environmental Update, offering the latest news about permitting, enforcement, regulatory developments, and other matters of interest to the regulated...more
In this presentation:
Road Map: Top Ten Steps to Successful and Compliant International Operations -
- Identify Goals in the Foreign Market: What’s next?
- Phased Approach: Considerations in entering...more
On February 6, 2014, the Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published a Proposed Rule announcing its intent to clarify the responsibilities of parties involved in "routed exports." Delegation of...more
The debate regarding the U.S. ban on crude oil exports, which has been in effect for nearly forty years, is escalating. Due to the increasing domestic supply of crude oil, primarily from shale oil production, a number of...more
The debate regarding U.S. restrictions on crude oil exports is escalating. Due to an increasing domestic supply of crude oil, primarily from shale oil production, a number of policymakers and members of the oil industry have...more
As of January 12, Indonesia has banned the export of the unprocessed ores, nickel and bauxite. The ban may have consequences for investments in the area and could trigger international claims by foreign investors and...more
Second phase of the Export Control Reform Initiative allows certain U.S. industries to fall into categories that may make them more attractive to foreign buyers.
On January 6, the Obama administration reached another...more
The Arms Export Control Act (AECA) requires the President of the United States to periodically review controls set for munitions on the United States Munitions List (USML). If the controls no longer remain warranted, the...more
The Indonesian government had been due to enforce an effective ban on the export of unprocessed mineral ores from 12 January 2014. It now appears that the ban will be more restricted than originally planned and aimed...more
In 2010 we reported on legal developments affecting Indonesia’s coal mining industry. Since then, Indonesia – the fourth most populous country in the world with a US-dollar economy in excess of one trillion – has continued to...more
Venable’s International Trade and Customs Practice Group is publishing a five-part series of Client Alerts to highlight the changes surrounding the ECR (Export Control Reform). Below is Part V of the series.
- Part I:...more
On November 26, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission announced an agreement with three subsidiaries of Swiss oil services company Weatherford International Ltd. to settle Foreign Corrupt...more
In this issue:
- Concurrent Resolution of FCPA, Export Controls and Sanctions Violations Demonstrates Close Cooperation of Federal Agencies
- Five Agencies Issue Final Volcker Implementation Rules; Small Banks...more
On November 26, the DOJ announced that Weatherford International—a multinational oil services company—and certain of its subsidiaries agreed to pay approximately $250 million in fines and penalties to resolve FCPA, sanctions,...more
If you manufacture or export Auxiliary Military Equipment controlled under Category XIII of the U.S. Munitions List, you may rightly consider the category number unlucky. The current scope of Category XIII controls is broad...more
New rules allow some aircraft-related items to fall into categories that may make them more attractive to foreign buyers.
On October 15, the Obama Administration reached an important milestone of the president’s Export...more
According to a recently published report of the U.S. Congressional Research Service, the United States and the People’s Republic of China (‘China’) expanded economic ties substantially over the past three decades. Total...more
Welcome to the November 2013 edition of Red Notice, a publication of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP.
On the anticorruption front, a Swiss tech company’s former exec is charged in the US...more
In This Issue:
- Government Shutdown Disrupts And Delays Various Trade Agency Functions
- China Launches Pilot Free Trade Zone In Shanghai
- "Reshoring" Gaining Momentum Among U.S. Manufacturers
- News Of...more
Executive and Legislative Branch Activity -
Last week’s successful eleventh-hour Senate-led bipartisan proposal (H.R. 2775) to raise the debt ceiling (until February 7) and end the government shutdown, by...more
Venable’s International Trade and Customs Practice Group is publishing a five-part series of Client Alerts to highlight the changes surrounding the ECR (Export Control Reform). Below is Part IV of the series.
- Part I:...more
As described in our April 25, 2013 International Trade & Compliance Advisory, the U.S. government is engaged in a broad export control reform initiative. On October 15, 2013, the first regulatory amendments implementing...more
On October 15, 2013 the first major series of amendments under the Export Control Reform will go into effect. Every exporter should be aware of these amendments and have a plan to prepare for these changes....more
Seems like all my free moments are on a plane. This flight in particular is an 8 hour flight — the inflight entertainment and the light controls are not working! This gives me time to reflect on Export Control Reform. With...more
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