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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

US Issues New Belarus Sanctions, Debt Dealing Restrictions Alongside Allies

The Office of Foreign Assets Control this week sanctioned an additional 20 people, 12 entities and three aircraft for aiding the Alexander Lukashenko regime in Belarus. The agency also imposed new restrictions on dealings in Belarusian sovereign debt, and issued…Subscribe to Read >>

US-EU Cooperation on Sanctions More Difficult Than Export Controls, FDI, Panelists Say

While the U.S. and the European Union should continue to collaborate on export controls and investment screening efforts, cooperation on financial sanctions may be more difficult and may not be feasible in some cases, panelists said. Any trade or investment…Subscribe to Read >>

US, EU Should Work Closer on Licensing, Limit Unilateral Controls, Industry Says

The U.S. and the European Union should pursue multilateral export controls, reexamine restrictions on certain munitions-related items and work together to better harmonize decisions on license denials, industry and academia said. The U.S. and EU released a joint summary Dec…Subscribe to Read >>

Infrastructure Issues Posing Challenges to AfCFTA, Official Says

Officials are hopeful the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (see 2108180020) will continue to facilitate more trade next year, but several obstacles are still hindering the deal, including a lack of customs infrastructure and export capacity among some member states…Subscribe to Read >>

BIS Seeking Feedback on EU Export Control Collaboration, Previews Working Group Plans

The Bureau of Industry and Security is seeking public comments on areas and priorities for export control cooperation between the U.S. and the European Union, the agency said in a notice. The comments will help inform the work of the…Subscribe to Read >>