UCOP Compliance Alert (March 2022): Russia, Belarus and Specific Regions of Ukraine

Ethics, Compliance and Audit Services SUMMARY As of February 21, 2022, the United States and its allies released sanctions and export controls in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. These sanctions are changing rapidly and result in new restrictions on exports and imports of items, technology and services to/from any of these countries and covered regions and designation of new … Read More

Summary of Regulatory Updates, January – March 2022

Agency: Date: Link to Notice: Treasury 01/26/2022 Burma Advisory Summary of Change: The U.S. Department of the Treasury joined the Departments of State, Commerce, Homeland Security, Labor, and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and issued a business advisory to inform the public of the heightened risks associated with doing business in Burma, particularly business involving the military regime.  … Read More

Summary of Regulatory Updates impacting Russia, Belarus and Ukraine as of March 2, 2022

U.S. regulations regarding Russia, Belarus and Ukraine sanctions and controls are rapidly evolving. This summary is not meant to be comprehensive, and some information may be superseded by subsequent changes/updates to U.S. rules. It is strongly advised that University offices, faculty, staff or students who have engaged in or anticipate engaging in transactions with, exports or imports to/from, or agreements … Read More

Promulgation of UCLA Policy 906: Undergraduate Researcher Laboratory Safety

To: Administrative Officers, Deans, Department Chairs, Directors, Vice Chancellors, and Vice Provosts Re: Promulgation of UCLA Policy 906: Undergraduate Researcher Laboratory Safety Dear Colleagues: The formal review process for UCLA Policy 906: Undergraduate Researcher Laboratory Safety has been completed in accordance with UCLA Policy 100. Your comments and suggestions regarding the interim policy helped shape the final policy, which has … Read More

Export Control Regulatory Change Summary, October – December 2021

Agency: Date: Link to Notice: Commerce 10/5/21 86 FR 54807 Summary of Change: This rule amended the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by making targeted editorial corrections and clarifications to ensure language and policies already set forth in the EAR remain consistent throughout. Examples of edits include: Updates to the “Subject to the EAR?” flowchart in supplement no. 2 of part … Read More

Export Control Regulatory Change Summary, July – September 2021

Agency: Date: Link to Notice: Commerce 07/06/21 86 FR 35389 Summary of Change: This final rule added four companies to the Entity List. King Royal Technologies Co., Ltd. –  a telecommunication company Myanmar Wanbao Mining Copper, Ltd. Myanmar Yang Tse Copper, Ltd. Wanbao Mining, Ltd. Agency: Date: Link to Notice: Commerce 07/12/21 86 FR 36496 Summary of Change: This rule … Read More

Export Control Regulatory Change Summary, April – June 2021

Agency: Date: Link to Notice: Commerce 3/29/21 86 FR 16482 Summary of Change: This final rule revises the Commerce Control List (CCL) and corresponding parts of the EAR, to implement changes to the Wassenaar Arrangement List of Dual-Use Goods and Technologies decided at the December 2019 WA Plenary meeting. Revises 22 ECCNs: 0A502, 0A503, 0A606, 1A002, 1A005, 1A006, 1A613, 1B002, … Read More

Export Control Regulatory Change Published in the Federal Register on April 9, 2021

Please see below export control regulatory change to be published in the federal register on 4/9/21: Agency: Date: Link to Notice: Department of Commerce (DOC) Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) 4/9/21 15 CFR Part 744 Summary of Change: Department of Commerce (DOC) adds seven entities to the Entity list The Commerce Department is adding seven supercomputing centers and companies … Read More

Export Control Regulatory Change Summary, January – March 2021

Agency: Date: Link to Notice: Commerce January 7 86 FR 936 Summary of Change: Changes reflect decisions adopted at the November 2019 Chemical Weapons Convention Conference of the States Parties. The Chemical Weapons Convention from 1997, is an international arms control treaty whose purpose is to eliminate an entire category of weapons of mass destruction by prohibiting the development, production, … Read More