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BIS Adds Australia Group Decisions to Commerce Control List
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published a final rule in the Federal Register effective June 17, 2020, amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to implement the decisions made at the February 2020 Australia Group Intersessional Implementation Meeting, and those subsequently adopted pursuant to the group’s procedures. The Australia Group is a multilateral forum...
BIS Updates EAR with Latest Australia Group (AG) Decisions; India new AG Participating Country
On April 2, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published a final rule in the Federal Register amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to implement the recommendations presented at the February 2017 Australia Group (AG) Intersessional Implementation Meeting, and later adopted pursuant to the AG silent approval procedure, and the recommendations made at the June 2017 AG...
After More than Thirty Years, FDA Recommends Lifting Controversial Ban on Blood Donations From Men Who Have Sex with Men
On December 23, 2014, FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg announced that the agency favors supplanting the outright ban on blood donations from men who have sex with men (MSM) with a new policy that would prohibit donations from men who have engaged in homosexual activity in the previous 12 months. This shift for MSM would...