On September 19, 2020, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released its long-awaited Provisions on the Unreliable Entity List, which is effective immediately. The list is understood to be a direct response to the United States’ Entity List, which several Chinese...
When the Obama administration focused its efforts on a pivot to Asia, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) served as a key economic pillar of the strategy. The deal was poised to become the largest free trade agreement in the world, encompassing...
Washington’s obsession with national security presents compliance and reputational risk to US companies in China, but they can protect against it.
Despite little progress on intellectual property in the trade talks and the difficulties of implementing reform, China is quietly revamping its judicial system to better protect both domestic and foreign IP.
Landmark cases provide glimmers of hope in the absence of a formal policy of bilateral legal reciprocity.
This summer, China announced its intention to develop two of its own export controls lists, potentially in response to actions taken by the United States. Details pending, these moves could have a profound impact on foreign investment in China.
A $9 billion decline in goods exports to China in a year may seem like just a number, but that total is comprised of small companies across the United States struggling to make difficult decisions in the face of tariffs.
What exactly would qualify as “emerging technologies,” and how would the United States go about placing export controls on them? Feedback from industry and other stakeholders continues to inform this rulemaking process.