Changes to EU dual-use list come into effect

Changes particularly relate to the control of machine tools, avionics technology and aircraft wing-folding systems, spacecraft equipment and civil UAVs.

OFAC issues new cyber-related sanctions regulations

New sanctions programme is directed at ‘malicious cyber-enabled activities’ that constitute an ‘unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States’.

Russia sanctions against Ukraine and Turkey take effect

A series of Russian restrictive measures directed at Ukraine and Turkey came into force on 1 January 2016.

New U.S. guidance on providing Cuba-related insurance

The U.S. Treasury has published an updated version to its Frequently Asked Questions (‘FAQs’) on the provision of insurance relating to Cuba.

Court ruling highlights Canada’s export controls complexities

Case ‘highlights that export controls and economic sanctions enforcement may involve many different Canadian government bodies.'
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