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Bipartisan legislation advancing in the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives known as the “BIOSECURE Act” (“the Act”) has the potential to significantly restrict the ability of biotechnology companies to collaborate with certain Chinese companies without losing the ability to contract with the U.S. government. Following the same model that was used to target Chinese telecommunications companies in the late 2010s, the Act would prohibit federal “executive agencies” from contracting with or extending…

The US and UK introduced new prohibitions last month related to Russian-origin aluminum, copper, and nickel produced on or after April 13, 2024. The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) issued two determinations imposing new restrictions on the importation of Russian-origin aluminum, copper, and nickel produced on or after to April 13, 2024 (the “Covered Russian Metals”) into the United States, and on the provision by US persons or within…

Please join Baker McKenzie and ICPA for a fireside chat with Lawrence Scheinert, Associate Director for Enforcement, Compliance, and Analysis at the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). During the discussion, Lawrence will outline OFAC’s enforcement program and priorities. He will also share his insights on enforcement actions, multilateral coordination and cooperation with other US regulators such as BIS, FinCEN, and the DOJ, impact of enforcement actions on non-US companies, among other topics. Please…

To offer a consolidated faculty of speakers across the globe that will deliver cutting-edge insights and guidance virtually on key global compliance, investigations and ethics trends, our Annual Mid-Year Trade Compliance sessions are now part of our Annual Compliance Conference that will be taking place virtually from 30 April – 6 June this year (with a vacation break during the week commencing 27 May). With 14 virtual sessions across five weeks, we want to…