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Implications of the use of the Defense Production Act in the U.S. Supply Chain

What owners, operators and investors need to know before accepting funds under the DPA - There has been an expansion of regulations related to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in both the United States and abroad. Current...more

Proskauer - Minding Your Business

Price Gouging Updates: Federal Price Gouging Legislation; Addressing Infant Formula Shortages; Resolution of Online Merchants...

Two federal price gouging bills were recently introduced in Congress. Senator Elizabeth Warren led the introduction of the Price Gouging Prevention Act of 2022. The bill prohibits “unconscionably excessive price[s]” at any...more

Morgan Lewis - Power & Pipes

US Senate to Consider EV Fleet Management in New Legislation

A bipartisan group of US senators recently proposed legislation intended to broadly address electric vehicle (EV) fleet management, as both the federal government and the private sector continue adopting EV use at an...more

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The Department of Defense’s report on Securing Defense-Critical Supply Chains

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The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has issued its long-awaited report in response to last year’s Executive Order 14017, Securing America’s Supply Chains, which called for a comprehensive review of supply chains in critical...more

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Directive uses Defense Production Act to boost U.S. sourcing of critical materials for clean energy

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On March 31, 2022, President Biden issued Presidential Determination No. 2022-11, directing the Secretary of Defense, pursuant to Section 303 of the Defense Production Act of 1950 (“DPA”), to take measures to improve the...more

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U.S. announces record Strategic Petroleum Reserve release; energy-related Russia sanctions updates

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On March 31, to address rising energy prices in the U.S. and globally, the Biden administration announced a record release from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, of roughly one million barrels per day, every day for the next...more

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President Biden Issues Directive to Boost Critical Mineral Production

Last week, President Biden invoked the Defense Production Act (“DPA”) to expand domestic production of certain critical minerals involved in the manufacture of large capacity batteries. The five minerals specifically...more

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Biden Invokes Defense Production Act to Secure EV Battery Supply Chain

US President Joseph Biden issued a directive to the secretary of defense on March 31, invoking the Defense Production Act (DPA) to spur the domestic production of critical minerals needed to produce large-capacity batteries...more

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Biden Uses Defense Production Act to Boost Domestic Mining in Support of Large-Capacity Battery Production

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On March 31, President Biden designated the production and processing of materials used in large-capacity batteries as essential to the national defense. This presidential designation opens up federal funding to support...more

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Defense Department Releases Report On Strengthening Defense-Critical Supply Chains

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Evaluates Defense Industrial Base Supply Chains and Outlines Strategic Investments in Vital National Security Items - This is the first in a series of client alerts that will be published in the near future regarding...more

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Biden Administration Releases Industrial Base Reports

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Reports identify weaknesses and introduce plans to strengthen certain critical supply chains - On February 24, 2022, the Biden Administration released a Plan to Revitalize American Manufacturing and Secure Critical Supply...more

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CFIUS Updates the List of Excepted Foreign States

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During the first week of January, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), chaired by the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury), published a series of rules and notices regarding the definitions...more

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The Government Will Likely Look to the Defense Production Act to Fulfill Its 500 Million COVID-19 Rapid, At-Home Test Kits...

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Last week, in response to the Omicron variant, President Biden announced the Government intends to purchase 500 million at-home, rapid COVID-19 tests for distribution to Americans. According to the announcement, Americans...more

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Dentons Flashpoint - December 20, 2021

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Key Takeaways - Chile shifts to the left with the election of Gabriel Boric as president. Goldman Sachs downgraded its US GDP growth forecasts, over doubts the $1.75tn Build Back Better plan will be fully implemented. Amid...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Guest Column: CFIUS Expansion into Agricultural Supply Chain and Genomics Tools

Historically, businesses involved in the U.S. defense industrial base have been protected from foreign direct investment by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) — but changes to U.S. laws and regulations on...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

America’s Pharmaceutical Supply Chain: An Overview of the Policy Landscape and Potential Path Forward

For several years, policy-makers and commentators have expressed concern about the resilience of the United States’ pharmaceutical supply chain. Current U.S.-based manufacturing capabilities have been at the forefront of...more

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Biden Puts Semiconductor Supply Chains Under Microscope

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In late September, the Biden Administration took a variety of actions to address the ongoing global semiconductor shortage and the various supply chain disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. That includes convening a...more

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COVID Vaccines, Testing and OSHA: What President Biden’s Mandate Announcement Means for US Employers

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On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced a major expansion to the federal government’s role in combating the recent COVID-19 surge. Although several points of the President’s plan were expected, his newly focused...more

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1st FCPA Case Under Biden Offers Compliance Reminders

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The first Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case under President Joe Biden's administration reinforces some well-known risks for companies subject to the FCPA — namely, increased U.S. and international enforcement and cooperation...more

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At a Glance: White House 100-Day Supply Chain Report

In February 2021, President Biden issued Executive Order 14017, “Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains” (discussed here), requiring (among other things) a report within 100-days requiring key government agencies to...more

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Pharmaceuticals and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients - Biden Administration Issues 100-Day Supply Chain Review Report

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On June 8, 2021, four Executive Branch Departments issued reports mandated by President Biden’s February 24, 2021 Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains (the “America’s Supply Chains E.O.” or the “E.O.”). The E.O....more

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Biden Administration Report Outlines Strategy to Invigorate Domestic Supply Chains

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The Biden Administration on June 8, 20201, released findings from a 100-day interagency domestic supply chain assessment of critical products and outlined a series of steps it will take in order to strengthen U.S. critical...more

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Biden Administration Issues 100-Day Supply Chain Report

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Industry-Specific Primer – Semiconductor Manufacturing And Advanced Packaging - On June 8, 2021, the Biden Administration issued the reports mandated by the Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains (the “America’s Supply...more

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Investigations Newsletter: Nursing Home Chain Agrees to Pay $11.2 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations

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On May 21, 2021, SavaSeniorCare LLC and several of its affiliates, which own and operate skilled nursing facilities across the country, agreed to pay $11.2 million to resolve claims that the companies billed Medicare for...more

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DOJ Continues Price Gouging Enforcement Under the Defense Production Act

On April 2, 2021, the acting U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey released an update of her office’s efforts to prevent fraud related to the COVID-19 pandemic, noting prosecutions involving the Paycheck Protection...more

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