BIS - Expanded export restrictions on Russia 

July 17:  U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has added 11 parties to the “Entity List” in response to Russia's continued action in Ukraine.

A BIS release states that the 11 parties are being added to the Entity List based on a determination they are involved, or pose a significant risk of becoming involved, in activities contrary to the national security and foreign policy interests of the United States.


Designation on the Entity List imposes a license requirement for the export, re-export or foreign transfer of items subject to the Export Administration Regulations to the designated entities, with a presumption of denial.


BIS controls exports and reexports of commodities, technology, and software for reasons of national security, missile technology, nuclear non-proliferation, chemical and biological weapons non-proliferation, crime control, regional stability, foreign policy and anti-terrorism. Criminal penalties and administrative sanctions can be imposed for violations of the Export Administration Regulations.



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Amie Ahanchian

(202) 533-3247


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