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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

BIS Amends Country Groups, Increases License Restrictions for Exports to Russia, Yemen

The Bureau of Industry and Security revised the country groups for Russia and Yemen under the Export Administration Regulations (see 2001090040), BIS said in a notice. The changes increase license restrictions for both countries and are part of…Subscribe to Read >>

Commerce Doesn't Seem Close to Releasing Foundational Tech Rules, Trade Lawyer Says

The Commerce Department is “nowhere near” publishing an export control rule on foundational technologies and is likely not close to releasing its advance notice of proposed rulemaking, Squire Patton Boggs trade lawyer George Grammas said. Commerce management has had a…Subscribe to Read >>

DDTC Issues Guidance for Interim Final Rule for Definitions of Activities That Are Not Exports, Re-exports, Retransfers

The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls issued guidance for its December interim final rule that will revise the International Traffic in Arms Regulations to provide definitions for activities that are not exports, re-exports, retransfers or temporary imports (see Subscribe to Read >>

UK, US Sanctions Conflicts Creating Confusion Over UK Exports Containing US Content

United Kingdom companies are facing challenges navigating sanctions conflicts between the U.S. and the United Kingdom, which is leading to confusion over which items they can legally export, according to Roger Arthey, chair of the Institute of Export & International…Subscribe to Read >>

Further Restrictions on Foreign Sales to Huawei, China Would Have Chilling Effect on US Semiconductor Industry, SIA President Says

Discussions within the Commerce Department to expand U.S. export control jurisdiction over foreign exports to Huawei and beyond would have a chilling effect on the U.S. semiconductor industry, said John Neuffer, president of the Semiconductor Industry Association. Neuffer said current…Subscribe to Read >>