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European Union reaches agreement to boost its trade retaliatory powers

The European Parliament, the European Commission, and the Council of the European Union (EU) reached an agreement on a revised Trade Enforcement Regulation to strengthen the protection of...

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At last the EU foreign direct investment screening becomes fully applicable

The long-awaited application of the European Union (EU) Regulation on a framework for the screening of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the EU started yesterday, 11 October 2020. It is...

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Congress considers bill banning imports from Xinjiang – Administration takes action on forced labor
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On 22 September 2020 the U.S. House of Representatives nearly unanimously (406-3) passed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, H.R. 6210. If passed by the Senate and signed into law by...

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Global trade uncertainties put chemical companies at risk Chemicals: Horizons

Beset by ongoing tariff wars, Brexit fallout, heightened sanctions, and other geopolitical tumult, global value chains now face a deeply uncertain trade environment.

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BIS tightens export control rules restricting Huawei's access to certain foreign-produced items
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On 17 August 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced two final rules that further tighten export controls with regard to China, as well as...

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BIS seeks public comments on potential export controls regarding foundational technologies
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Under the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 (ECRA), the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) released an advance notice of proposed rule-making (ANPRM) on August 26, 2020 seeking public...

Analysis

Is national security a game changer for foreign investment control regimes and M&A transactions in Europe?

Governments all over the world are continuing to take steps to strengthen their powers to intervene in foreign direct investments ("FDI") into their countries. These changes come at a time...

Analysis

BIS issues frequently asked questions to clarify the military end use/user rule International Trade Alert

On 29 June 2020, the final rule expanding the military end user/user controls (MEU) issued by the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) went into effect.

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EU expands its sanctions against Venezuela

On 29 June 2020, the Council of the European Union have included eleven officials in the list of natural and legal persons, entities and bodies subject to asset freezing measures and a...

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