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On October 26, 2021, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (“ANPRM”) seeking public comments concerning the identification of certain neuro “brain-computer interface” (BCI) technology as an emerging technology and the potential imposition of export controls on such technology. Comments are due no later than December 10, 2021. BCI technology was identified by BIS back in a November 2018 ANPRM as part of a representative…

Following this year’s Baker McKenzie Annual Compliance Conference, we are pleased to invite you to our Wrap Up Session on November 3 at 3.00 – 4.30 GMT. The session aims to bring together the key learnings, take-aways and recommendations from the conference. Representatives will attend from the five key compliance areas covered in the conference: – Anti-Bribery and Corruption; – Antitrust Compliance; – Customs, Brexit, FTAs and WTO; – Supply Chain, Product and…

We are pleased to invite you to our Global Year-End Review of Import/Export/Trade Compliance Developments on November 16, 17 and 18. In lieu of our annual conference in Santa Clara, CA, we are excited to again provide a virtual offering available to all our clients and friends worldwide! Please join our international trade compliance lawyers from around the world as they discuss and examine major global legislative, judicial and administrative activities and trends in export controls, trade sanctions, customs compliance,…

Following the entry into force of the new EU Dual-Use Regulation 2021/821 last month (see also our recent post), the EU has introduced new document codes that need to be used on EU customs export declarations for exports and transits of dual-use items. Notably, specific codes now apply depending on the relevant (type of) authorisation/licence. The old code “X002” (which was previously valid for all dual-use authorisations) has been replaced and cannot be used anymore.…