On January 16, 2024, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement Matthew Axelrod announced further updates to the EAR voluntary self-disclosure (VSD) process, all designed to incentivize the prioritization of export control compliance resources of the U.S. Government, industry, and academia.

The Office of Export Enforcement (OEE) released a Memorandum to

On December 19, the Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) added 13 new entities to its Unverified List (“UVL”). All 13 of these entities were added under the destination of the Peoples’ Republic of China (“PRC”) on the basis that BIS was unable to verify their bona fides.

The UVL contains the names and addresses

On December 11, the U.S. Department of Treasury (“Treasury”)’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) announced sanctions against two former Afghan government officials, Mir Rahman Rahmani and his son, Ajmal Rahmani (collectively, “the Rahmanis”), as well as 44 associated entities. These individuals and entities were designated pursuant to Executive Order 13818, which builds upon and