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Exclusive conversation with the DoJ on new bulk personal data proposal

Exclusive conversation with the DoJ on new bulk personal data proposal

In our latest video conversation, we discuss the ANPRM on bulk sensitive personal data with Eric Johnson, Principal Deputy Chief of the DoJ’s Foreign Investment Review Section. We cover advisory opinions, overlap with CFIUS, timelines, and the “Four Knows” that every company should grasp.

Proposed DoJ budget includes data on reviews, NSAs, penalties, more

Proposed DoJ budget includes data on reviews, NSAs, penalties, more

Buried inside the 67-page proposed fiscal year 2025 budget for the National Security Division was some interesting data on the number of new national security agreements in place, as well as insights on CFIUS penalties, site visits, monitoring of NSAs, and more. Details and the full report are inside.

President Biden issues Executive Order on sensitive personal data

President Biden issues Executive Order on sensitive personal data

As expected, Pres. Biden has issued an Executive Order aimed a protecting Americans’ sensitive personal data. The EO covers biometric, genomic, and geolocation data, and the DoJ has already published its proposed rule. Details, fact sheets, the EO, a related unclassified NSI report, more inside.

Dramatic expansion of enforcement at DoJ; will extend to CFIUS cases

Dramatic expansion of enforcement at DoJ; will extend to CFIUS cases

Last week, Deputy AG Lisa Monaco said that the DoJ has seen a “dramatic expansion” of corporate enforcement efforts in the national security realm. The new policies will be applied globally, including to “violations of CFIUS mitigation agreements or orders.” Details, new Safe Harbor policy, inside.

Dramatic expansion of enforcement at DoJ; will extend to CFIUS cases

DoJ: Link between corporate crime and national security now a priority

The U.S. Department of Justice has started to emphasize a renewed focus on the intersection of corporate crime and national security. According to one DoJ official, corporate crime “increasingly, now almost routinely,” intersects with national security concerns. Details and implications inside.

Why the DoJ wants $3.4M more for its foreign investment review work

Why the DoJ wants $3.4M more for its foreign investment review work

The Department of Justice’s fiscal year 2024 budget request seeks $32.7 million in total program increases. About 10 percent of that is requested for the National Security Division “for reviewing foreign investments in U.S. industries that may impact national security.” Details, budget inside.