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Initiative To Designate "Emerging And Foundational Technologies" – Export Control And CFIUS Implications For Technology Companies
The U.S. government has launched its initiative to identify and impose export controls on "emerging and foundational technologies" essential to the national security of the United States.
United States
5 Dec 2018
Strategic Advice for Defending an Investigation in the U.S. ITC from a Position of Strength
The U.S.-China trade relationship is at an especially unique moment following the countries' imposition of tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of each other's goods.
United States
21 Nov 2018
Snapback Of Iran Sanctions: Now In Full Effect
As described in our prior alert, November 5, 2018 marked the full return ("snapback") of U.S. Iran-related sanctions measures lifted or waived pursuant ...
United States
15 Nov 2018
U.S. Sanctions On Russia - Latest And Possible Additional Measures
Building on prior extensive Russia-related sanctions, the U.S. government has further sanctioned Russia by intensifying controls on exports and reexports to the country.
10 Sep 2018
29 Mar 2017
ZTE Settlement Highlights Broad Extraterritorial Application of U.S. Sanctions and Export Controls to Non-U.S. Companies
On March 7, U.S. authorities settled criminal and civil proceedings involving Zhongxing Telecommunications Equipment Corporation and certain of its affiliates ("ZTE").
28 Mar 2017
Russian Sanctions Update: Flurry Of U.S. Government Actions Leading Into Trump Administration
Since the U.S. presidential election on Nov. 8, 2016, the U.S. government has executed a variety of actions regarding economic sanctions relating to Russia.
United States
22 Feb 2017
Harry Clark Weighs In On Future Of U.S. Economic Sanctions Policies Under Trump Administration
Harry Clark, leader of Orrick's International Trade & Compliance team, recently spoke with The Wall Street Journal for a series of posts on its Risk & Compliance Journal blog...
United States
12 Jan 2017
Six Crucial Points About Iran Sanctions Liberalization
The U.S. government has, by and large, left in place its embargo generally forbidding U.S. companies, citizens and residents, and others in the United States to engage in Iran-related activity.
United States
20 Jan 2016
U.S. Considers Sanctions Against China For Cyber Hacking And Trade Secret Misappropriation
You may have missed it this past weekend, but reports indicate the United States is considering sanctioning Chinese companies and individuals who have benefited from their government's alleged cyber hacking of U.S. trade secrets.
United States
11 Sep 2015
Oh-FAC! There's Coverage For That?
Policyholders can include violations of economic sanctions among the laundry list of risks their companies face.
United States
12 May 2015
Schlumberger And PayPal Settlements Reinforce Breadth Of Sanctions Compliance Challenges
​Last week, U.S. authorities settled criminal charges against a subsidiary of Schlumberger Ltd. and civil claims against PayPal, Inc.
United States
16 Apr 2015
U.S. Export Policy For Commercial And Military Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
On February 17, the Obama Administration announced a new U.S. export control policy for military and commercial Unmanned Aerial Vehicles ("UAVs").
United States
25 Feb 2015
Des Sanctions Ciblées Contre Les Marchés De Capitaux Russes
Le règlement n° 833/2014 du 31 juillet 2014 impose à certains établissements financiers russes des restrictions d’accès au marché des capitaux.
European Union
23 Feb 2015
European Commission Guidance On Implementing Russian Sanctions
On December 18, the government published a European Commission notice (dated December 16) containing guidance on implementing certain provisions of EU Regulation 833/2014.
European Union
16 Jan 2015
Update On Russia-Ukraine Sanctions: Significant Expansion Of Sanctions Presents Additional Compliance Challenges
On July 16, 2014, the United States announced another expansion of sanctions in response to events in southern and eastern Ukraine.
United States
25 Jul 2014
MOFCOM Files Brief In U.S. Vitamin C Case Urging Application Of Foreign Sovereign Compulsion Defense
In the Vitamin C class action, plaintiffs alleged that several Chinese companies fixed the price of Vitamin C that was exported to the United States.
17 Jun 2014
Update On Russia-Ukraine Sanctions: With Fourth Expansion Of Sanctions, Compliance Safeguards Should Be A Priority
On April 28, 2014, the United States and the European Union announced a fourth expansion of sanctions in response to events in southern and eastern Ukraine.
5 Jun 2014
U. S. Government Penalizes Company For Alleged "Deemed Export" And Other Technology Export Violations
In February 2014, the U.S. government imposed a US$115,000 penalty against Intevac, Inc., for alleged export control violations.
United States
14 Mar 2014
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