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Biography for Ian Cohen

Ian Cohen, Associate Editor, is a reporter with Export Compliance Daily and its sister publication International Trade Today, where he covers export controls, sanctions and international trade issues. He previously worked as a local government reporter in South Florida. Ian graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Florida in 2017 and lives in Washington, D.C. He joined the staff of Warren Communications News in 2019.

Recent Articles by Ian Cohen

OFAC Fines California Company for Illegal Exports by Foreign Subsidiary

A California electronics company was fined about $475,000 after its former Finnish subsidiary illegally exported test measurement equipment to Iran, the Office of Foreign Assets Control said Sept. 24. After Keysight Technologies acquired Anite Finland Oy in 2015, Anite continued…Subscribe to Read >>

CBP Increasing Detentions, Seizures of Exports to China, Hong Kong, Trade Lawyer Says

CBP and other export enforcement agencies are increasing detentions of shipments to China and Hong Kong due to a series of recently imposed export restrictions announced by the Trump administration, trade lawyer Doug Jacobson said. Jacobson said he has noticed…Subscribe to Read >>

China's Unreliable Entity List Could Complicate Export Control, Sanctions Compliance, Law Firms Say

China’s so-called unreliable entity list could present compliance challenges for multinational companies and may be used to retaliate against U.S. export controls and sanctions, trade lawyers said. As a result, companies trying to comply with both U.S. and Chinese regulations…Subscribe to Read >>

OFAC Announces New Cuban Restrictions, Prohibitions

The Office of Foreign Assets Control announced new Cuba sanctions and restrictions to limit the use of certain licenses and prohibit a range of activities in Cuba. The sanctions include restrictions on lodging in Cuba, professional research and “public performances.&rdquo…Subscribe to Read >>

BIS Proposal on License Exception APR Overly Broad, Industry Says

The Bureau of Industry and Security’s proposal to reduce the number of countries eligible for license exception Additional Permissive Reexports (APR) (see 2004270025) could damage U.S. competitiveness and lead to overly broad export restrictions, trade groups and industry said in…Subscribe to Read >>