Foreign Legislation

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European Parliament Discusses Forced Labor Ban

At a European Parliament hearing today, there was a discussion of the European Commission's proposed regulation on forced labor, involving a representative of the Commission, several experts, and members of Parliament.

House Republicans Push for Closer Trade and Other Ties with Taiwan; Parallel Senate Bill Progresses

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced legislation similar to legislation introduced in the Senate earlier this year that would enhance U.S. ties with and support for Taiwan.

Coverage of State Bans on Chinese Government-Linked Firms in Public Procurement May Be Broader Than Anticipated

We reported last month that some states in the United States have adopted rules that prohibit state government purchases from companies owned or operated by the Chinese government. The potential scope of the companies covered by this restriction is unclear at this point, but some experts have put forward broad

U.S. Senators Propose Legislation to Create China Grand Strategy Commission

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators has introduced legislation that would "establish a China Grand Strategy Commission tasked with developing a comprehensive whole-of-government approach for how the United States should address the economic, security, and diplomatic challenges posed by China."

White House Official Comments on CHIPS Act and Outbound Investment Screening

At an event last Friday, a White House official offered some comments on the CHIPS Act and the outbound investment screening mechanism that has been in the news recently, both of which aim at maintaining U.S. technological advantages over China. The goal is to maintain an "absolute advantage" "over

U.S. Legislation Requiring Notification of Foreign Subsidies in Mergers Passes House

Last week, the House of Representatives passed an antitrust bill that includes a provision requiring notification of foreign subsidies by companies who are merging.

Republican Members of Congress Introduce Legislation to Sanction YMTC, Other Chipmakers

Last week, two Republican members of Congress introduced legislation that would impose sanctions on Yangtze Memory Technologies Co. (YMTC) and other Chinese chipmakers.
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