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International Trade And Foreign Direct Investments (FDI)
Compliance programs, disclosures, advisory opinions, regulations, economic sanctions, export control, customs, trade remedy matters
United States
16 Sep 2019
Sanctions Enforcement Action Provides Incentives For Companies And A Warning For Individuals
In an "unprecedented action," OFAC recently announced that it was concurrently naming a non-U.S. company's manager to the FSE List and imposing a civil penalty against the U.S. parent company.
United States
26 Feb 2019
Proposed Rulemaking Under ECRA Signals Tightening Of Export Control Restrictions
Signed into law in August 2018, the Export Control Reform Act ("ECRA") significantly alters U.S. export policy by placing new emphasis and potential controls on critical technologies essential to the nation's security.
United States
17 Dec 2018
GAO Says Strict Compliance With Buy American Act Exception Requirements Not Necessary
The decision requires agencies to analyze the contents of a bid, rather than mechanically rejecting it on a technicality.
United States
4 Dec 2018
United States Imposes Sanctions On Russia; More Significant Sanctions Possible
The Situation: The U.S. government imposed initial sanctions on Russia under the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991.
United States
4 Sep 2018
CFIUS Reform Legislation Update
We will continue to monitor events as they happen.
United States
22 May 2018
United States' Withdrawal From "Iran Deal" Will Reimpose Sanctions
This will reimpose, by no later than November 5, 2018, those U.S. sanctions on Iran that had been lifted or waived by the JCPOA.
14 May 2018
CFIUS: Evolution Yields To Revolution
CFIUS is an interagency committee of the U.S. government that has the authority to review so-called "covered transactions"— i.e., transactions by or with any foreign person ...
United States
21 Feb 2018
U.S. Congress Introduces Legislation To Change Foreign Direct Investment Review
Congress recently introduced two pieces of legislation that could significantly change foreign direct investment review in the United States.
United States
16 Nov 2017
Looking Beyond The Recent CFIUS Annual Report
CFIUS reviewed 143 transactions during 2015.
United States
17 Oct 2017
The Buy American And Hire American Executive Order: What It Means For Supply Chain Management
We predicted that the Trump Administration would seek to strengthen domestic preferences in procurement, possibly doing so via an executive order.
United States
4 May 2017
Update On Government Contracts Ramifications Of The Trump Administration
In December 2016, Jones Day issued "Government Contracts Ramifications of the Trump Election," a Commentary in which we discussed several likely impacts of the Trump Administration in the government contracts arena.
United States
2 Feb 2017
GAO Finds "Highest Technically Rated At A Fair And Reasonable Price" Is A Permissible Evaluation Scheme
On January 11, 2017, the Government Accountability Office ("GAO") issued its decision in Sevatec, Inc., et al., B-413559.3 et al.
United States
19 Jan 2017
GAO's Bid Protest Report To Congress Reveals Skyrocketing Sustain Rates
The statistic that immediately stands out is the significant increase in GAO's sustain rate this year.
United States
4 Jan 2017
Civilian Task Order Jurisdiction Restored At GAO
This jurisdiction previously expired on September 30, 2016, under the sunset provision in 41 U.S.C. § 4106(f)(3).
United States
28 Dec 2016
Government Contracts Ramifications Of The Trump Election
The presidential Administration of Donald J. Trump is likely to usher in many changes for government contractors.
United States
13 Dec 2016
Compliance With Export Controls Can Be Essential To Winning Government Contracts
An August 2016 bid protest decision highlights the importance of government contractors having, and being able to demonstrate, an effective export controls compliance program.
United States
1 Dec 2016
Leveling The Field: The TPP's Effect On Global Government Procurement
Coverage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership ("TPP") has focused on tariff reduction, intellectual property, and dispute resolution, but there are also provisions of interest to government contractors.
United States
6 Sep 2016
A Busy Summer For DDTC: Increased AECA Civil Penalties, New ITAR Definitions And Forms
It has been a busy summer for the U.S. Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls ("DDTC").
United States
18 Aug 2016
Agencies Establish Baseline Cybersecurity Safeguards For Information Systems Containing Federal Contract Information
The requirements imposed by the government focus on the systems that house sensitive data, rather than imposing requirements on specified data.
United States
20 Jun 2016
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