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UK sanctions three Myanmar military officers for serious human rights violations

Following the military coup on 1 February 2021 and subsequent human rights violations, the Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office added three Myanmar military officers to the UK...

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U.S. imposes new sanctions and export controls on Burma

On 11 February 2021, President Biden issued Executive Order 14014 "Blocking Property with Respect to Burma" (EO), which authorizes the imposition of sanctions on specific persons...

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Commerce restricts certain transactions involving Information Communications Technology and Services
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On 19 January 2021, the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) issued an interim final rule addressing national security concerns related to the Information and Communications Technology...

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Bill Banning Imports from Xinjiang re-introduced in Senate with significant changes
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On 27 January 2021, days after the United States government labelled the human rights abuses in Xinjiang as genocide, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) reintroduced the Uyghur Forced Labor...

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COVID-19 Report for Life Sciences and Health Care Companies

The COVID-19 Report is a compilation of coronavirus news, analysis, and insights from around the world to help life sciences and health care companies stay current in...

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BIS issues new rule restricting transactions involving military-intelligence end uses and end users

On 15 January 2021, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published an interim final rule imposing new restrictions requiring licenses for transactions involving exports, reexports, or...

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EO prohibits U.S. persons from engaging in certain transactions involving eight Chinese apps

On 5 January 2021, President Donald Trump issued Executive Order (EO) 13971 on "Addressing the Threat Posed By Applications and Other Software Developed or Controlled By Chinese...

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China Issues "Blocking Statute" in response to U.S. actions against Chinese entities
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On 9 January 2021 the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM) issued "Rules on Counteracting Unjustified Extraterritorial Application of Foreign Legislation ...

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BIS provides updated FAQs on the Foreign-Produced Direct Product rule
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Following the final rules published in August 2020 that imposed additional controls on certain foreign-produced items, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and...

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