On Friday, October 7, 2022, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) released an interim final rule containing an unprecedented set of export controls aimed at the Chinese semiconductor, advanced computing, and supercomputer industries. This new rule aligns with the recent Executive Order for Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) Act of 2022, to […]
All outbound international shipments must undergo export control review to determine (1) if an export authorization from the U.S. Government is required, and (2) whether the item is for end use by a restricted person or entity (“restricted party”). It is your responsibility to ensure that the item you are shipping is not intended for […]
Export control has become a serious topic for universities and science laboratories. As a Lab employee, you are responsible for compliance with export control policy in both research and non-research activities. Lab Director Mike Witherell shares his thoughts on export control in this video. Export control failures and violations can result in severe consequences for both Berkeley […]
Many sponsored proposals require Export Control Review prior to award. Export Control Review is performed by the Export Compliance Office on proposals with foreign sponsors (whether they are direct, prime, or lead sponsors) and proposals where National and Homeland Security questions are answered “yes.” To expedite the approvals of your sponsored proposal, you should: First […]
In his first interview since being released from prison, J. Reece Roth insists his fight was about academic freedom, and not about giving secrets to the Chinese. Read the full article on the Daily Beast.