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Biography for Ben Perkins

Ben Perkins, Assistant Editor, is a reporter with International Trade Today and its sister publications, Trade Law Daily and Export Compliance Daily, where he covers sanctions, court rulings, and other international trade issues. He previously worked as a trade analyst for a Washington D.C. advisory firm. Ben holds a B.A. in English from the University of New Hampshire and an M.A. in International Relations from American University. Ben joined the staff of Warren Communications News in 2022.

Recent Articles by Ben Perkins

FMC Needs More Cases, Evidence Around Predatory Pricing, Chairman Says

The Federal Maritime Commission needs cooperation from the trade and logistics community to engage in meaningful enforcement, FMC Chairman Daniel Maffei said. Speaking last week at the annual National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America conference, Maffei said that…Subscribe to Read >>

Continuing to Do Business in Russia Carries Risks, but So Does Decoupling, Lawyers Say

Keeping pace with the multinational sanctions targeting Russia remains a difficult task for lawyers and businesses, even some two months after its invasion of Ukraine, lawyers at Crowell & Moring said during an April 21 webinar hosted by the firm.Subscribe to Read >>

Treasury Undersecretary Promises More Action Against Russia

The U.S. is preparing more sanctions and export controls against Russia, including more measures to target the country's defense industrial base and critical supply chains, Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo said March 29 during an event at Chatham House in…Subscribe to Read >>

US, Allies Announce More Russia Sanctions, Initiative to Prevent Sanctions Evasion

The U.S. on March 24 announced another set of Russia blocking sanctions on more than 400 individuals and entities, including members of the Russian legislature, defense companies and their leadership, and additional Russian elites. The targets are "key enablers of…Subscribe to Read >>

Former Officials Say Complexity of New Sanctions, Export Control Regimes on Russia Have Chilling Effect

Even before new sanctions and export controls targeting Russia take full effect, many companies are deciding that compliance and due diligence costs are not worth the potential profits of continued business dealings in Russia and Belarus, former U.S. export control…Subscribe to Read >>