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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

DDTC Seen Likely to Proceed With ITAR Telework Rule

The State Department is expected to follow through with a rule that would permanently revise the International Traffic in Arms Regulations to allow employees involved in ITAR-related activity to work remotely. The rule, crafted under the Trump administration, was sent…Subscribe to Read >>

Maritime Shippers Need Short-Term Solution for Port Congestion Issues, Industry Reps Say

The maritime shipping industry is struggling to find a short-term solution to the unprecedented congestion occurring at U.S. ports, which continues to impose large costs on traders and further clog the global supply chain, industry representatives said. Although work is…Subscribe to Read >>

BIS Emerging Tech Effort Causing Industry 'Uncertainty,' Microsoft President Says

The Bureau of Industry and Security's effort to control emerging and foundational technologies is creating “substantial uncertainty” in the technology sector, Microsoft President Brad Smith told the Senate Armed Services Committee Feb. 23, according to his prepared testimony. Smith urged…Subscribe to Read >>

Biden Should Dedicate More Resources to Declining OFAC Investigation Efforts, Researchers Say

The Office of Foreign Assets Control imposed sanctions at a record pace during the Trump administration but saw a significant decline in enforcement actions and relied more heavily on voluntary disclosures as opposed to its own investigative resources, researchers said…Subscribe to Read >>

Deputy Treasury Secretary Nominee Stresses Importance of Multilateral Sanctions, CFIUS

Adewale Adeyemo, President Joe Biden’s nominee for deputy treasury secretary, said he is open to continuing unilateral sanctions against China but stressed that he prefers multilateral sanctions and closer coordination with allies. Adeyemo also said he plans to conduct a…Subscribe to Read >>