Articles & Video
The Jones Act - legislative and regulatory influence on the offshore industry of America
How would the right reforms, or a repeal of the Jones Act, change the offshore industry in America? We look at the legislative and regulatory influence of the act on the offshore industry.
Global Trade Controls: Lack of understanding leads to confusion in Asia
During the 2019 event, the new draft of the Chinese Export Control Law, and details of the trade controls situation between Japan and South Korea, were discussed extensively.
Inside the UK government's landmark Clean Maritime Plan
This month marks the release of the Government’s Clean Maritime Plan. Like the net-zero target, the plan signals the UK’s willingness to lead the transition to a low carbon future. Its headline ambition is to ensure that all new ships ordered for use in UK waters are equipped with zero emission propulsion capability by 2025.
Are the biofouling guidelines sufficient in their current form? Q&A with Theofanis Karayannis
Theofanis Karayannis is the Head of Marine Biosafety at the International Maritime Organisation. We caught up with at the BWMTech conference in London to discuss the upcoming review of the IMO’s biofouling guidelines, and the potential for a mandatory instrument on biofouling post-2020.
India joins Australia Group - Boost for Nuclear Supplier Group Membership
India's membership with the Wassenaar Arrangement and the Australia Group shows commitment and determination to contribute to global efforts to prevent the proliferation of chemical and biological weapons.
What the Epsilon Electronics Case Reveals About US Sanctions Regulations
The case of Epsilon Electronics, in which the California based automotive stereo wholesaler was accused by the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets (OFAC) of knowingly supplying goods to Iran through a third-party distributor, is illustrative of the treacherous nature of US Sanctions Regulations.
What Brexit means for trading and export controls
Stephen Osborne, Research Associate of Project Alpha at King’s College London summarises UK businesses’ concerns over post-Brexit trading with the EU, while Chris Chew, Head of Policy of the Export Control Joint Unit at the Department for International Trade, responds.