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Lawyers, Clients Concerned by Sweeping Commerce Dept. Draft Rules for Foreign IT Suppliers

Corporate Counsel

12 Dec 2019

Charles Capito spoke with Corporate Counsel about the U.S. Department of Commerce’s proposed rules that would give the department sweeping new powers to review IT and communications transactions involving “foreign adversaries” of the United States.

The draft regulation “is the latest in the string of congressional and executive measures to address security threats the U.S. government has detected in this area,” according to Charles.

“If you have strong feelings about this…you should submit comments yourself or check in with your industry association,” Charles advised.

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