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DoD Releases Draft Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Framework
The Department of Defense (DoD) has taken another step towards definitizing the cybersecurity requirements applicable to all of its contractors beginning in 2020, in the form of Cybersecurity
United States
16 Sep 2019
Interim Rule Bans Use Of Huawei, ZTE And Other Chinese Companies Effective Immediately
Last week, the Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration
United States
22 Aug 2019
FAQs On The Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) And The CFIUS Pilot Program
Failing to understand the details of these procedures can expose an investment fund to significant risk.
United States
12 Jul 2019
BIS Invites Comment On Identifying Emerging Technologies Subject To New Export Controls And CFIUS
The US Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) recently issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) ...
United States
11 Dec 2018
New Mandatory Submissions To CFIUS: Interim Regulations Under FIRRMA Take Effect November 10, 2018
On October 10, 2018, the US Treasury Department released interim regulations mandating submissions to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).
United States
18 Oct 2018
Palantir: Federal Circuit Confirms Agencies' Obligations To Prioritize Commercial Solutions
Palantir USG v. United States may prove to be one of the most significant procurement precedents of the decade. Affirming the Court of Federal Claims ...
United States
19 Sep 2018
New Law Expands And Reforms CFIUS Jurisdiction And US Export Controls
President Trump signed into law on August 13, 2018, as part of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2019 (NDAA), legislation that enhances the powers of the Committee on Foreign Investment
United States
20 Aug 2018
Contractors Facing Sanctions Shouldn't Rush To Fireworkers
The federal government spends approximately $500 billion per year on federal contracts—an amount it describes as roughly the size of Sweden's economy.
United States
19 Jun 2018
Arnold & Porter Discusses How CLOUD Act Revamps Government Access To Data
The massive 2,232-page, $1.3 trillion spending bill signed into law on March 23 by President Trump does more than just fund the government.
United States
13 Apr 2018
Data Access After The Cloud Act Enacted In Omnibus Spending Bill
The massive 2,232-page, $1.3 trillion spending bill just signed into law by President Trump does more than just fund the government.
United States
5 Apr 2018
CFIUS Scrutiny Of Foreign Acquisitions Intensifies
The environment for foreign investment in the United States is shifting. Most recently, a bid by Chinese-owned Ant Financial to acquire MoneyGram International Inc., a U.S. money transfer company, was derailed early this year...
United States
16 Feb 2018
Fed. Circ. To Decide Future Of Commercial Item Contracting
On Feb. 8, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit heard oral argument in Palantir USG v. United States,[1] that will decide the future of commercial item contracting, and perhaps determine how the government will purchase next-generation technology.
United States
12 Feb 2018
GSA Plans To Formalize Cybersecurity Rule For Contractors
The General Services Administration's (GSA) newest regulatory agenda includes a plan to formalize cybersecurity rules for its government contractors.
United States
5 Feb 2018
CFIUS Scrutiny Of Foreign Investment Intensifies With Broadening Scope
The environment for foreign investment in the United States is shifting.
25 Jan 2018
New Presidential Order Blocking Chinese Acquisition Of Semiconductor Firm Flags A Trend Of Heightened CFIUS Review Of Chinese Investments
On September 13, 2017, President Donald Trump blocked Chinese private equity firm Canyon Bridge Capital Partners LLC from purchasing US-based Lattice Semiconductor Corp...
United States
25 Sep 2017
24 Jul 2017
Next Steps In Cybersecurity Under President Trump
On May 11, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order titled "Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure."
United States
3 Jul 2017
President Trump's Executive Order On Cybersecurity: Potential Impacts And Opportunities For Industry
On May 11, 2017, President Trump signed a long-anticipated executive order entitled "Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure" (Executive Order).
United States
23 Jun 2017
Do Svidaniya For Now: Obama Administration Imposes New Sanctions In Response To Russian Cyber-Interference In 2016 Election
As 2016 comes to a close, the Obama Administration announced a series of new sanctions against specific Russian government agencies and related persons and entities in response to cyber operations...
United States
5 Jan 2017
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