On January 9, 2021, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) issued the Rules on Counteracting Unjustified Extra-territorial Application of Foreign Legislation and Other Measures (the Blocking Rules).[1] The Blocking Rules establish a regulatory framework for
Continue Reading China’s Blocking Rules: New trade-compliance dilemmas for third-country companies

On October 8, 2020, the US Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Cyber-Digital Task Force issued its first crypto-related guidance, “Cryptocurrency:  An Enforcement Framework,” an 83-page report intended to help the industry comply with US
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On January 13, 2020, the US Department of the Treasury released two sets of new regulations that comprehensively implement the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) – a law that strengthens the authority of
Continue Reading New regulations reinforce CFIUS’s expanded role with respect to foreign investments in the United States

Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, digital assets, and blockchain are among the new technologies we discuss in this issue, each of them requiring regular review and analysis of current laws and sometimes new laws
Continue Reading Announcing the latest issue of DLA Piper’s Intellectual Property and Technology News – North America