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China Passes the Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law, Adding More Legal Tools to Countermeasure Foreign Sanctions and Interference
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The Law mandates the departments concerned of the State Council to include individuals and organizations that directly and indirectly implement “discriminatory restrictive...

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Biden Administration issues New Executive Order to protect Americans’ sensitive data

On June 9, 2021, the Biden Administration issued Executive Order (EO) 14034, to further address the declared national emergency with respect to the information and communications...

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Biden Administration Releases First 100-Day Review, Spurring Immediate Actions for US Supply Chains

Pursuant to Executive Order 14017, issued by President Biden on 24 February 2021, a federal government task force examined the vulnerabilities in America’s supply chains for...

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China issues comprehensive Export Control Compliance Guidance for Dual-Use Items
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After China’s Export Control Law came into effect in December 2020, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (MOFCOM) issued the Guidance on the Establishment of ...

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Double up the pressure: the HKCE and Hong Kong courts crack down on illegal money service operators
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It has been over a year since the Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department (HKCE) updated its licensing requirements for money service operators (MSO). During this time, the HKCE has issued...

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BIS targets companies involved in Chinese military research and development activities

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security has added seven Chinese entities to the Entity List. This rule is effective 8 April 2021.

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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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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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Custom WRO prohibits all imports of cotton and tomato products from Xinjiang

On 13 January 2021, U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a region-wide Withhold Release Order (WRO) prohibiting all imports of cotton and tomato products from the Xinjiang Uyghur...

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