Author: Mike Smiszek

Mike Smiszek

Mike Smiszek

Senior Trade Advisor
US anti boycott laws

Antiboycott Compliance for U.S. Companies

A boycott is the organized and intentional refusal to engage in activity, whether directly or indirectly, with an identifiable specific group of persons in order to achieve a discriminatory policy objective based upon national origin, religion, ethnicity, race, gender, or other group characteristic.

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nuclear export controls

Nuclear Export Controls: A Brief Overview of NRC and DoE Regulations

Two bodies of export regulations typically come to mind when we think of export controls: the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) of the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) of the State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC).

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