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Publication of Quint-Seal Compliance Note-Know Your Cargo: Reinforcing Best Practices to Ensure the Safe and Compliant Transport of Goods in Maritime and Other Forms of Transportation

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Today, the Department of Justice (DOJ), Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), Department of Homeland Security’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), and Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued a joint compliance note highlighting common tactics deployed by malign actors in the maritime and other transportation industries, as well as recent criminal and civil enforcement actions taken in response to alleged violations of U.S. sanctions and export controls.  The note also describes steps that the maritime and other transportation industries can take to ensure compliance with U.S. sanctions and export controls.