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As US-China Rivalry Intensifies, Congress Pushes to Further Decouple – Outbound Screening and the NCCDA
Longstanding concerns on Capitol Hill about certain “outbound” activities conducted by U.S. companies and investors, particularly in the technology sector, both in China as well as outside of China with a China nexus, have given rise to significant legislative developments this year.
Mother’s Day Sanctions: United States Bans Accounting, Management & Other Services to Russia, Demands More Export Licenses
On May 8, 2022 (aka Mother’s Day), the Biden Administration announced yet another series of export controls and sanctions measures intended to ratchet up the costs on Russia’s economy and limit its ability to continue its war in Ukraine.
Attorney-Client Privilege Issues: Three Ways Companies Can Shield Privileged Communications From Their Directors
Directors owe fiduciary duties to the company. To make informed decisions and satisfy those fiduciary duties, directors generally have broad access to the company’s books and records, with a few exceptions.
Biden Administration Rolls Out New Tranche of Sanctions on Russia Blocking Major Russian Banks and Elites and Prohibiting New Investment
On Wednesday, April 6, 2022, the U.S. Government, in concert with the G7 and European Union, took significant additional sanctions actions against Russia “to impose severe and immediate economic costs on the Putin regime for its atrocities in Ukraine, including in Bucha.”
US Threat Assessment: China and Russia Remain Priority, While Emerging Technology and Global Health Security Gain in Importance
Last week, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) each held a hearing on the US Intelligence Community’s (IC) 2022 Annual Threat Assessment, a mandatory annual report prepared by the various US intelligence agencies.
US Blocks More Russian Elites, Imposes Import Restrictions on Energy & More, Adds Export Controls on Luxury Goods
Kay C. Georgi, Marwa M. Hassoun*, Angela M. Santos, Matthew Tuchband, Sylvia G. Costelloe, Christine E. Hintze
On March 11, 2022, the President issued Executive Order 14068 (EO 14068) Prohibiting Certain Imports, Exports, and New Investment with Respect to Continued Russian Federation Aggression.
Partner David Hanke speaks with AmCham China and the US Chamber of Commerce at the 2022 China Business Conference to discuss the changing US regulatory landscape on business with China.
In a coordinated effort, on March 2, 2022, the White House announced another round of broad trade controls and sanctions against Russia and now Belarus in response to Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine.
OFAC Latest Steps: Blocking Putin and Senior Officers, Further Targeting Sovereign Russian Financial Entities, and Publishing Implementing Regulations
On February 25 and 28, 2022, the US Treasury Department, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued its fifth and sixth actions against Russia.
Our National Security team has an overview of the new US export controls on Russia and the new US sanctions on Russia and Belarus.
Inter-Agency Spectrum Coordination Initiative will assist frequency requests of defense contractors in support of military priorities
US Imposes Territorial Sanctions on Ukrainian Breakaway Republics & Broader Russia Based Sanctions: What You Need to Know
Responding to the Russian announcement recognizing the independence of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) and Luhansk People’s Republic (LNR) regions of Ukraine, President Biden signed Executive Order 14065 (the EO) on February 21, 2022, which went into effect immediately.
Dave Hanke speaks with The National Security Law Journal (NSLJ) and International Law Journal (ILJ) on the future of CFIUS and the impact on FDI.
Linda M. Jackson, Alexander H. Spiegler, Lauren C. Schaefer, Allan E. Anderson, Robert K. Carrol, Nicholas J. Nesgos, Alexandra M. Romero, Sara T. Schneider, Nathaniel Hyman, Natalie C. Kreeger, Pascal Naples, Morgan R. Pankow, Nadia Patel, Jodi Tai, Sanum Patel
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As expected, on January 1, 2022, the additional Section 232 tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum from the European Union (EU) were replaced with a new Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ).
The USCIS (US Citizenship & Immigration Service) announced a new rule to aid in the recent dilemma many foreign national families and US employers have confronted; namely addressing the gap in work authorization and corresponding loss of income many families face and the disruption in staffing and p
An overhaul of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) will occur in early 2022 to align with the World Customs Organization (WCO) Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS) updates scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2022.
On November 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its long-awaited emergency temporary standard (ETS) mandating that large employers require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or obtain weekly tests and wear face coverings in the workplace.
The Department of Justice recently announced a new initiative that aims to hold government contractors accountable when they fail to meet required cybersecurity standards.
On October 7, 2021, Governor Newsom signed the Silenced No More Act (SB-331), which expands existing restrictions on the use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) in settlement agreements based on claims of workplace discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.