US Regulation

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Biden Administration Issues Order on Data Security; China a Main Target

Yesterday, the Biden administration issued an executive order on "Preventing Access to Americans’ Bulk Sensitive Personal Data and United States Government-Related Data by Countries of Concern," with China as a main country of concern.

Biden Administration Will Investigate Chinese "Connected Vehicles"

President Biden has directed the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) at the Commerce Department to investigate potential national security concerns related to Chinese access to Americans' "connected vehicles."

BIS Receives Comments on Semiconductor Export Control Rules

As a WTO complaint against U.S. semiconductor export controls lingers in the background, these controls have been the subject of comments through the U.S. rule-making process, with new comments coming in recently.

DHS Puts More Companies on UFLPA Entity List; Ninestar Files Amended Complaint

There were two developments related to the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) Entity List last week: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the addition of three Chinese companies to the Entity List; and Ninestar filed an amended complaint related to its inclusion on the list.

New U.S. Tax Credit Rules for Electric Vehicles Likely To Limit Chinese Intermediate Imports

Last Friday, the Biden administration proposed new rules that offer guidance on how tax credits for the sale of electric vehicles will apply when the batteries and the materials that power them are made in China and other "foreign entities of concern."

Experts Weigh In on U.S. Outbound Investment Restrictions

After the Biden administration issued an Executive Order and proposed rulemaking last week for restrictions on U.S. investment in China, several experts offered commentary on various aspects of the measures, including possible Congressional action, coordination with allies, and China's response.

Biden Administration Moves Forward with Outbound Investment Restrictions Targeting China

Yesterday, the Biden administration announced the first steps towards executive branch action on restricting new U.S. investment in China in several sectors with a close connection to the development of military technology. Additional Congressional action in this area may follow soon.
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