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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

'Outdated' Shipping Regs Preventing FMC From Addressing Port Issues, FMC Chair Says

Shipping regulations should be revised to allow the Federal Maritime Commission to better address unfair detention and demurrage fees, agricultural export issues and a range of other shipping problems at U.S. ports, FMC Chair Daniel Maffei said. While he didn’t…Subscribe to Read >>

Due Diligence Uncertainty Still Surrounds MEU, MIEU Rules, NCBFAA Officials Say

U.S. exporters and forwarders are still unsure how much due diligence is enough to comply with the Commerce’s Department’s recently expanded end-user and end-use restrictions, National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America officials said. Although the Bureau of Industry…Subscribe to Read >>

Top House Foreign Affairs Republican Urges Raimondo to Give Update on BIS, Export Controls

The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee urged Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo to address the agency’s “incomplete” implementation of its emerging and foundational technology export control mandate when she testifies before the House this week. Raimondo -- who…Subscribe to Read >>

CBP Imposing Max Fines for Year-Old Ocean Export Violations, NCBFAA Says

Forwarders are seeing a rise in maximum penalties issued by CBP for violations surrounding ocean shipments that occurred over a year ago, National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America officials said. Joe Brogan, the chair of NCBFAA’s export compliance…Subscribe to Read >>

No 'Easy' Solution to Address Ag Export Issues, LA Port Director Says

The U.S. needs a national export strategy and a combination of federal support and digital solutions to address ocean carriers declining to carry U.S. agricultural exports, said Gene Seroka, executive director of the Port of Los Angeles. While he thinks…Subscribe to Read >>