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Revised CFIUS Bill Receives Unanimous Approval in House and Senate Committees; Increases Export Controls for “Critical Technologies”

USA - May 23 2018 Legislation that would substantially overhaul the law governing the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) received unanimous…

Panagiotis C. Bayz, Sophia Brill, Nicholas J. Spiliotes

Cloud Act will overhaul U.S. laws for obtaining data stored overseas

USA - May 8 2018 The CLOUD Act, which was signed into law on March 23, will significantly change the rules governing certain types of data stored overseas by U.S…

Sophia Brill, Robert S. Litt, David A. Newman

Top 10 Lessons Learned from OFAC's 2019 Financial Institution Enforcement Actions (OFAC 2019 Year in Review Part 2)

USA - February 6 2020 As we mentioned in the first part of our U.S. Sanctions Year in Review series, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control…

David A. Newman, John E. Smith, Nicholas J. Spiliotes


Hong Kong, USA - October 16 2020 2020年10月14日星期三,美国国务院(“国务院”)根据《香港自治法》(“HKAA”)第5(a)条的规定向美国国会提交了一份报告,列出了实质性协助中国政府不履行其在《中英联合声明》…

Jiang Liu, John E. Smith, B. Chen Zhu

OFAC’s new Russia-related sanctions

Russia, USA - May 8 2018 On April 6, 2018, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added 38 new designees to its list of Specially Designated…

Sophia Brill, Robert S. Litt, David A. Newman