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Biography for Ian Cohen

Ian Cohen, Associate Editor, is a reporter with Export Compliance Daily and its sister publications International Trade Today and Trade Law Daily, 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 Nominees Vow to Counter Chinese Tech Theft, Prioritize ECRA Effort

Two nominees to lead the Bureau of Industry and Security said they will prioritize stopping illegal technology exports to China and are willing to bypass multilateral controls on certain sensitive technologies if unilateral restrictions are warranted. But Alan Estevez, President…Subscribe to Read >>

Recent OFAC Penalty Highlights Broad Jurisdiction of US Sanctions, Law Firms Say

The Office of Foreign Assets Control’s August penalty against a Romanian bank and its U.S. parent company underscored the various sanctions risks during acquisitions and the many compliance issues foreign subsidiaries can cause for their owners, law firms said. The…Subscribe to Read >>

BIS Likely to Issue Several Emerging Tech Proposals This Fall, Firm Says

An investment and research firm expects the Bureau of Industry and Security to issue several proposed rules for export controls related to semiconductors this fall and said BIS is considering other restrictions on certain Chinese technology companies. In a Sept…Subscribe to Read >>

Biden Issues EO Establishing Ethiopian Sanctions Regime

President Joe Biden issued an executive order last week authorizing a range of sanctions and export restrictions against human rights abusers and other people committing violence, blocking humanitarian aid or threatening peace in Ethiopia. The new sanctions regime can target…Subscribe to Read >>

CFIUS Allowing Magnachip to Refile; Commercial Space Company Discloses NSA Details

The Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. granted a request from Magnachip Semiconductor Corp. and Wise Road Capital to withdraw and resubmit their initial CFIUS filing, Magnachip said in a Sept. 14 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission…Subscribe to Read >>