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State Department Proposes New Guidelines For The Export Of Surveillance Technology Aimed At Addressing Human Rights Concerns
Should human rights concerns be a consideration for exporters engaged in international trade? New draft guidance proposed by the U.S. Department of State aims to provide a potential roadmap for tackling this issue.
United States
18 Oct 2019
Treasury Issues Proposed Regulations And Requests Public Comments
On September 17, 2019, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued a press release announcing two proposed regulations that will implement provisions of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018.
United States
26 Sep 2019
U.S. Foreign Investment Watchdog Grows Teeth: Unprecedented $1 Million Penalty May Signal New Era
For most of its 45-year history, the Committee on Foreign Investments in the United States (CFIUS) has been limited to reviewing only investments that could result in "control" of a U.S. business by a foreign entity.
United States
31 Jul 2019
European Union Adopts Foreign Direct Investment Regulation
The Council of the European Union just made investing in the EU more complicated: on February 20, 2019, the Council ratified a new framework for vetting foreign direct investment (FDI) from outside
United States
6 May 2019
Due Process Challenges To U.S. Government Agency List Designations: Lessons From KindHearts And Deripska
Among the tools used by the U.S. Government to impose sanctions on both entities and individuals, few are as powerful as "U.S. Denied Party Lists."
United States
6 May 2019
What Corporate Lawyers Need To Know About Changes In U.S. Foreign Investment Laws
On August 13, 2018, President Trump signed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 "NDAA") into law.
United States
16 Apr 2019
DoD Mandatory Disclosure Requirements For Export-Controlled Transfers As "Cyber Incidents"
The export control regulations are difficult enough to understand in their own right.
United States
31 Oct 2018
The New NAFTA 2.0—The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)
The North American Free Trade Agreement ("NAFTA") has been in effect since January 1, 1994
23 Oct 2018
New Foreign Investment Status Quo: CFIUS Mandatory Filings And Potential Penalties
On October 10, 2018, the U.S Department of the Treasury issued temporary regulations to conduct pilot programs to implement provisions of the FIRRMA, which became effective August 13, 2018, and amended section 721...
United States
17 Oct 2018
New Changes To The United States Foreign Investment Laws: What Foreign Investors Need To Know
On August 13, 2018, President Trump signed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (NDAA) into law.
United States
22 Aug 2018
2018 Trends For CFIUS Reviews
CFIUS is an interagency body which has the authority to assess the national security implications of transactions that could result in control of U.S. businesses by a foreign person.
United States
23 Feb 2018
So You Missed The December 31, 2017 NIST 800-171 Implementation Deadline?
Defense Acquisition Regulation Supplement ("DFARS") 252.204-7012 requires defense contractors to protect the security of Controlled Unclassified Information ("CUI").
United States
23 Jan 2018
President Appoints New Head Of The Bureau Of Industry And Security
On March 30, President Trump announced his intent to nominate Mira Radielovic Ricardel to the position of Under Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration.
United States
10 May 2017
CFIUS, Foreign Investment And Trade Relations In The New Administration
The recent presidential campaign was notable for the debate concerning whether interaction with foreign entities benefitted the U.S. While trade deficits and offshoring of U.S. jobs grabbed headlines...
United States
10 May 2017
Freight Forwarding As Brokering Activity
This article briefly discusses the types of activities that trigger the brokering registration requirement under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations for freight forwarders.
United States
27 Feb 2017
Loophole Allowing Imports Of Goods Created By Forced Labor Closed
On February 24, the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 ("TFTEA") was signed into law by President Obama.
United States
21 Nov 2016
Deemed Exports And Reexports Under The Harmonization Rules
One objective of the Export Control Reform Initiative is to harmonize the definitions of terms or concepts that appear in both the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations.
United States
4 Aug 2016
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