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New Rule Implementing NDAA Prohibition: U.S. Agencies Cannot Enter Contracts That Use Chinese Telecom Technology
We detail this proscription below and summarize how the rule shifts the compliance burden to government contractors.
United States
13 Aug 2019
June 2019 Protest Roundup
Our monthly bid protest Law360 spotlight will discuss a handful of interesting bid protests from the preceding month, highlighting the most noteworthy aspects of the decisions for companies competing for contracts and agencies seeking procurement.
United States
18 Jul 2019
Chinese Telecom Companies Under Fire: Commerce Moves To Cut Off Huawei From U.S. Technology, With More Restrictions Coming
The U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) has added Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (Huawei) and its affiliates to the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) "Entity List," ...
United States
31 May 2019
CFIUS Means Business, Unwinding Non-Notified Transactions And Penalizing Non-Compliance With Mitigation Agreements
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has proven in recent weeks that it is an increasingly powerful force that foreign investors and U.S. businesses
United States
1 May 2019
CFIUS's Axe To Grind: China's Kunlun Reportedly Forced To Divest Grindr Amid Concerns Over Sensitive Personal Data
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is reportedly forcing Beijing Kunlun Tech Co. Ltd. ("Kunlun") to divest Grindr LLC ("Grindr").
United States
17 Apr 2019
29 Nov 2018
Opportunity To Comment On Emerging Technologies Subject To Future Export And Investment Restrictions
The Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM or the "Notice") on November 19, 2018, concerning the list of "emerging and foundational technologies" that BIS was tasked to identify under the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 (ECRA).
United States
23 Nov 2018
15 Nov 2018
New CFIUS Pilot Program: What Life Sciences Companies And Investors Need To Know
As many life sciences companies and investors are aware, the U.S. Department of the Treasury ("Treasury") recently announced a new "pilot program" for the Committee on Foreign Investment...
United States
5 Nov 2018
Increased Security Risks May Be A Cardinal Change
Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld once explained that there are the known unknowns and the unknown unknowns.
United States
27 Sep 2018
April 2018 Bid Protest Roundup
This month's roundup summarizes decisions from each of the bid protest venues: the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the Court of Federal Claims (COFC or the Court) ...
United States
15 May 2018
United States
1 Dec 2017
Congress To Consider A Broad Overhaul Of CFIUS
Yesterday, bipartisan coalitions in both the House and the Senate announced new legislation that would substantially overhaul current law governing the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States...
United States
27 Nov 2017
October 2017 Bid Protest Roundup
This month's bid protest roundup discusses five decisions covering corrective action...
United States
15 Nov 2017
April Bid Protest Roundup
Our monthly bid protest roundup for April identifies decisions by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) and the Court of Federal Claims on issues...
United States
15 May 2017
Amid Wave Of Final Executive Actions, President Obama Eases Sanctions Against Sudan
On January 13, 2017, the White House issued an executive order revoking significant aspects of the sanctions in place against Sudan (that have been in effect since 1997).
United States
1 Feb 2017
September 2016 Protest Roundup
In the second installment of our new monthly feature, we identify a few noteworthy bid protest decisions from the month of September and discuss briefly some of the developments or trends observed in those decisions.
United States
18 Oct 2016
GAO's Jurisdiction Over Protests Of Civilian Agency Task Orders Set To Expire September 30, 2016
The ability to protest the federal government's issuance of a task order is limited by statute. Today, those rights are the same whether the task order is issued by the Department of Defense (DoD) or a civilian agency.
United States
1 Sep 2016
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