All Electronics articles

  • China flags

    CBP stats show persistent problem areas under UFLPA


    It’s been nearly two years since the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act took effect, and as enforcement statistics and recent reports demonstrate, many businesses are still not adequately vetting their supply chains.

  • Blog

    ERI appoints sustainability chief


    Electronics and information technology asset disposition provider ERI named David Hirschler, who formerly served as senior director of sustainability and legislative compliance at the company, as its chief sustainability officer.

  • Russia sanctions
    News Brief

    New OFAC sanctions expand clamps on Russia tech supply chain


    The Office of Foreign Assets Control widened its area of focus to disrupt Russia’s technology supply chain with new sanctions announced against entities in Finland and Turkey.

  • Treasury Department
    News Brief

    U.S. reinvigorates anti-Russia push with new sanctions, guidance


    The United States once again ratcheted up sanctions against Russia in an attempt to further choke off the funds and military supplies the country is using in its war against Ukraine.

  • KPMG
    News Brief

    KPMG fined $1.1M for admitted deficiencies in Luceco audit


    Big Four audit firm KPMG and one of its former directors were disciplined by the U.K. Financial Reporting Council regarding eight admitted breaches of relevant requirements in their fiscal year 2016 work at lighting and wiring product distributor Luceco.

  • Samsung

    Details murky in Samsung’s second data breach this year


    Samsung revealed a hacker accessed the personal data of an unspecified number of its U.S.-based customers, even after improving its cybersecurity systems following a previous breach earlier this year.

  • Samsung

    Samsung heir Jay Lee returns to prison for bribery scandal


    Jay Lee, the heir and de facto leader of family-owned conglomerate Samsung, was sentenced to prison for 2 1/2 years in a retrial regarding his role in a bribery scandal involving the former president of South Korea.

  • VWcrop

    Five compliance triumphs from 2020


    CW reveals its list of five compliance wins from the year, including Samsung for its honesty, Volkswagen for successfully wrapping up its monitorship, 3M for stellar ethics, and more.

  • Ward

    Bob Ward on pros of targeted sanctions


    Bob Ward, director of trade compliance at Wesco International, explains to columnist Tom Fox the benefits of targeted sanctions and how compliance practitioners can properly respond to such.

  • Nokia

    Nokia discloses Alcatel-Lucent compliance issues


    Following its 2016 acquisition of Paris-based telecommunications company Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia disclosed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it has “been made aware of certain practices relating to compliance issues at the former Alcatel-Lucent business that have raised concerns.”