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Maria van Wagenberg

Maria van Wagenberg is an associate in Baker & McKenzie’s International Trade Compliance and Customs Practice Group. She served as a 2010 summer associate at the Firm. Ms. van Wagenberg has experience drafting memoranda relating to foreign aid restrictions, appropriations law, and government contracts for the USAID bureaus for Asia, the Middle East, and Democracy, Conflict & Humanitarian Assistance.

On December 29, 2016, the US government announced several measures in response to the Russian government’s alleged “aggressive harassment of U.S. officials and cyber operations aimed at the U.S. election.” The measures impose sanctions against nine Russian parties, including the Russian Federal Security Service.

On 14 July 2015, Iran and the EU/E3+3 (China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, the United States, and the European Union) announced that they had agreed on a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA” or “Agreement”) regarding the lifting of sanctions currently imposed against Iran. If fully…

On May 18, 2015, the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) issued additional guidance on due diligence measures that U.S. exporters should take to prevent unauthorized exports to Russia of items (i.e., goods, software, technology) subject to the Export Administration Regulations, 15 C.F.R. Part 730 et seq.…