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On June 21, 2024, the US Treasury Department (“Treasury”) issued a much-awaited Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”)—pursuant to Executive Order (“EO”) 14105 of August 9, 2023, “Addressing United States Investments in Certain National Security Technologies and Products in Countries of Concern”—regarding the upcoming outbound investment review regime, which prohibits or, alternatively, requires notification of certain investments into entities linked to China and engaged in subsets of three specified technologies (semiconductors and microelectronics, quantum information technologies,…

On June 12, 2024, the US Departments of Treasury and Commerce issued new sanctions and export controls in response to Russia’s continued war in Ukraine. Below we outline key categories of these new and expanded trade measures designed to restrict the flow of support to the Russian military-industrial base. New Sanctions Restrictions The new sanctions issued by the US Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) are directed at Russia’s foundational financial infrastructure…

On the Connect on Tech blog, Justine Phillips, Sylwia Lis, and Alex Lamy have published a post about export control considerations that companies should keep in mind when managing cyber incidents and data exfiltration.  The blog, “Cyber Transparency, Risk & Sanctions: How Cyber Incidents Give Rise to Export Control Issues,” can be found here.

For the second week of our Annual Compliance Conference, we discussed key trade compliance issues impacting our clients globally. Specifically, we discussed the trade policy response of the US, EU and U.K. to ever increasing geopolitical disruption, global strategies for handling sanctions regulators and enforcement, and key global sanctions and export controls developments. Trade policy response to geopolitical disruption – China and beyond Tuesday 7 May SPEAKERS: Tristan Grimmer (Partner, London), Sylwia Lis (Partner, Washington…