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Obama Removes OFAC Sudan Sanctions in Final Week of Office, BIS Loosens Regulation on Export of Commercial Aircraft Parts and Railroad Parts to Non-Sensitive End Users in Sudan

The Bureau of Industry and Security published a Final Rule in Today’s Federal Register that changes the BIS licensing review policy from a policy of denial to a policy of approval for aircraft parts intended to ensure the safety of civil aviation in Sudan. The policy also applies to certain items for use to inspect, design, construct, operate, improve, maintain, repair, overhaul or refurbish railroads in Sudan. The general policy of approval applies for exports and re-exports to Sudan of items that are controlled for Anti-Terrorism reasons only and only items that are exported or re-exported to non-sensitive end users. Sensitive end users who are not eligible under the new […]