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Legislation to grant U.S. government sweeping authority over ICT-related national security threats

On 7 March 2023, U.S. Senators Mark Warner and John Thune introduced the Restricting the Emergence of Security Threats that Risk Information and Communications Technology (RESTRICT) Act,...


Significant new U.S., UK and EU measures mark anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

On 24 February 2023, the U.S. intensified its sanctions on Russia and released new trade control measures targeting key sectors, evasion efforts, and military supplies. Taken together, the...


Disruptive Technology Strike Force to enforce U.S. laws protecting advanced technologies

On February 16, 2023, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Commerce (Commerce) announced the creation of a joint Disruptive Technology Strike Force (Strike Force). The...


Aerospace & Defense Insights | DDTC outlines expectations for global compliance

Through Aerospace & Defense Insights, we share with you the top legal and political issues affecting the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry. Our A&D industry team monitors the ...


U.S. implements new export controls on toxins, plant pathogens and biological equipment

The United States Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security has issued regulations to amend the Export Administration Regulations to implement changes to controls of...


U.S. defense article and services trade regulator outlines expectations for global compliance

The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, which regulates the brokering, export, reexport, retransfer, and temporary import...


Update: U.S. sanctions regarding Russian-origin crude oil and price cap

On 2 December 2022, the US Department of the Treasury issued a press release announcing a $60/barrel price cap that will apply to the prohibition on US persons from engaging in a broad...


Export authorizations pertaining to U.S. Government: Current scope and historical perspective

The International Traffic in Arms Regulations, administered by the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, and the Export Administration Regulations,...


OFAC releases new guidance on the price cap policy for crude oil of Russian Federation origin

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control published a Determination pursuant to Executive Order 14071 that implements the price cap policy for crude oil...

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