U.S. final rule expands SDN-related end-user controls under Export Administration Regulations (EAR)

The final rule adds and expands end-user controls on certain persons identified on the list of specially designated nationals and blocked persons.

Under Export Administration Regulations (EAR)

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Commerce Department today released a final rule to make changes to the end-user controls of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to add end-user controls, and in certain cases expand existing end-user controls, on certain persons identified on the list of specially designated nationals and blocked persons (SDN list) that is maintained by the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

Read the final rule [PDF 346 KB] (32 pages)

In the final rule, persons blocked under 14 OFAC sanctions programs will be subject to strict export controls under the EAR. The sanctions programs are related to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, terrorism, weapons of mass destruction (WMD), and narcotics trafficking or other criminal networks.

Read a related BIS release

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