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Export Privileges Suspended for Unlicensed Shipments to Russia, Mexico

Monday, September 18, 2017
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Bureau of Industry and Security has issued separate orders suspending the export privileges of the following individuals.

- two Russian individuals convicted of willfully conspiring with others to export controlled microelectronics items to Russia without the required license (five-year suspension for one individual, ten-year suspension for the other; each previously sentenced to a $100 assessment)

- an individual convicted of knowingly and willfully attempting to export defense articles to Mexico without the required license (five-year suspension; previously sentenced to three years in prison, three years of supervised release, and a $100 assessment)

As a result, for five or ten years from their respective convictions neither these individuals nor anyone on their behalf may directly or indirectly participate in any way in any transaction involving any commodity, software, or technology exported or to be exported from the U.S. that is subject to the Export Administration Regulations. BIS is also revoking all export licenses in which these individuals had an interest at the time of their convictions.

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