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China Year-in-Review: Supply Chains

This past year saw a continued trend in building supply chain resiliency, as this topic has grown increasingly important following Covid-19, the conflict in Ukraine, shifting landscape on tariffs, forced labor concerns and a...more

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Trade Matters - Lowenstein Sandler's Global Trade & National Security Newsletter - February 14, 2024

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Teradyne, a Massachusetts-based supplier of semiconductor testing equipment, has reportedly pulled $1 billion of manufacturing equipment out of China in 2023 following export controls on advanced computing materials and...more

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France announces new export controls on semi-conductors and quantum equipment and technology

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As of 1 March 2024, a licence will be required to export technologies relating to quantum computers, and advanced electronic components such as semiconductors, from France to non-EU countries....more

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Key Changes and Updates to Chinese Export Controls in 2023

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China made significant changes to the country’s export control rules in 2023, imposing new controls and modifying existing controls across multiple industries and technical areas. As discussed in our prior Legal Update (China...more

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Draft EU Foreign Investment Screening Regulation sets out more comprehensive screening regime

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On 24 January 2024, the European Commission (EC) published its proposed reform of foreign investment screening in the EU. The proposal introduces more comprehensive rules for the review of foreign investments and strengthens...more

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Foley Automotive Update - January 2024 - 2

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This update helps automotive suppliers inform their legal and operational decisions to help address challenges and opportunities. Key Developments - China may have surpassed Japan to become the world’s largest...more

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The Uncertain World: Nearshoring, Economic Development, and the Next Frontier

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Historically, international trade regulation has swung between economic protectionism and national security concerns. Between World War II and the 2018 presidential election, the primary international trade regulatory issue...more

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UK Government Launches Critical Imports and Supply Chains Strategy

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The strategy aims to boost supply chain resilience of critical goods. On 17 January 2024, the government launched the Critical Imports and Supply Chains Strategy (the strategy), which aims to safeguard UK supplies of goods...more

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Navigating the New Export Maze: BIS Issues Further Advanced Computing and Semiconductor Manufacturing Items Guidance

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The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) recently published new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on its interim final rules (IFRs) concerning semiconductor manufacturing equipment and advanced...more

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BIS Publishes New FAQs Related to Updated Advanced Computing/Supercomputing Rules

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The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has published new FAQs that offer further guidance on two interim final rules that went into effect in November 2023. hese rules, for which the BIS is...more

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BIS Clarifies Notification and Licensing Requirements for Updated Semiconductor, Advanced Computing Export Controls

On December 29, 2023, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) concerning the agency’s recently updated semiconductor and advanced computing export controls. In...more

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Opportunities Abound in New National Defense Authorization Act

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The Fiscal Year 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (“FY2024 NDAA”) continues the national security imperative to enhance the country’s scientific and technological developments and to adopt emerging technologies and...more

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Sanctions Against Russia: U.S. Introduces New Russia-Related Sanctions Targeting Foreign Financial Institutions And Tightens Other...

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On 22 December 2023, the Biden administration issued Executive Order 14114, “Taking Additional Steps with Respect to the Russian Federation’s Harmful Activities” (EO 14114), thereby amending EOs 14024 and 14068. The new EO...more


EXIM Bank's New Domestic Finance Initiative: Your Company May Be Eligible

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During the last two presidential administrations, there has been a concerted focus on enhancing manufacturing in the United States as well as re-shoring and near-shoring supply chains. Until recently, the last three...more

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The Executive Order on Artificial Intelligence: Implications for the Semiconductor Industry

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On October 30, 2023, President Biden issued an Executive Order (EO) regarding Artificial Intelligence. The EO noted that availability of semiconductors is critical to implementing AI and laid out several mandates for the...more

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Key Provisions in the NDAA for TMT Companies

On December 14, 2023, Congress passed an $874.2-billion defense authorization bill, sending it to the White House for President Biden’s signature. This alert provides a summary of key provisions of the National Defense...more

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International Trade Law: 2023 Year in Review & Outlook for 2024

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Husch Blackwell's fifth-annual international trade law year-in-review report provides a detailed look at what transpired in international trade law during 2023 and takes a peek at how the coming year might develop. Our...more

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Bolstering the Semiconductors CHIPS Act With Foreign STEM Workers

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The nation’s semiconductor chip shortage has far-reaching implications for industries ranging from consumer electronics to national security. The Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors for America Act (CHIPS...more

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USPTO Launches Semiconductor Technology Pilot Program

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On December 1, the United States Patent and Trademark Office launched the Semiconductor Technology Pilot Program. As part of the Office’s efforts to support the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS)...more

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Semiconductor Technology Pilot Program Provides Opportunity to Accelerate Patent Examination

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The Chips Act seeks to jump-start semiconductor development in the United States. Last week, the Patent Office has promulgated the Semiconductor Technology Pilot Program (STPP) to further the goals of the Chips Act....more

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Outbound Investment Review Program – Themes from Industry Comments

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As discussed in our September 2023 Lawfare article, the Biden administration’s first-of-its-kind outbound investment review program seeks to limit outbound investments by U.S. investors in Chinese developers of certain...more

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USPTO Introduces Pilot Program For Expedited Review of Semiconductor Manufacturing-Related Patent Applications

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On December 1, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced that it is implementing the Semiconductor Technology Pilot Program, effective immediately, to incentivize intellectual property protection for...more

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USPTO Launches Semiconductor Technology Pilot Program to Expedite Patent Examinations and Support the CHIPS Act

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The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) launched the Semiconductor Technology Pilot Program on December 1, 2023 for patent applications for processes or apparatuses for manufacturing semiconductor devices. Applications...more

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U.S. Government Charges Parties with Violating U.S. Sanctions and Export Control Laws

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As we have repeatedly noted in the context of other blog posts and webinars in which various representatives of The Volkov Law Group have participated, the violation of existing U.S. sanctions and export control regulations...more

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Q&A: What does 2024 have in store for European M&A?

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There is a wealth of dry powder to spend but 2023 has seen M&A deal activity hampered by rising costs of debt, unstable markets, supply chain issues, general political uncertainty, and fear of global recession. So, what does...more

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