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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 Issues Licensing, CJ Guidance on Gun Export Controls Transitioning to Commerce

The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls issued a Jan. 23 guidance on the final rules for the transfer of gun export controls from the State Department to the Commerce Department, including a clarification on license submissions during the transition…Subscribe to Read >>

Questions Remain Over Brexit Origin Treatment, Customs Procedures for UK Companies

Most aspects of the United Kingdom’s trading environment will remain the same for U.K. companies during the Brexit transition period, according to Kevin Shakespeare, director of stakeholder engagement at the Institute of Export and International Trade. But there are some…Subscribe to Read >>

2020 Will Be 'Record Year' for US Ag Exports, USDA Secretary Says

The upcoming year will produce “record” results for U.S. agricultural exports as agreements with Japan and China take effect and as the U.S. Department of Agriculture aims to increase U.S. exports to countries “around the world,” Secretary Sonny Perdue said…Subscribe to Read >>

OFAC Yet to Issue Guidance on Expanded Iran Sanctions Despite Broad Scope

The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has done little to define the broad scope of the Iranian executive order issued earlier this month that expanded sanctions authority for the Treasury and State departments, according to trade lawyers. The order…Subscribe to Read >>

Commerce, State Issue Final Rules for Transfer of Gun Export Controls

The Commerce Department released its final rule for transferring export controls of firearms, ammunition and other defense items from the State Department to Commerce. The rule revises the Export Administration Regulations to transfer items that no longer “warrant control&rdquo…Subscribe to Read >>