The U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council has announced that it intends to establish “unprecedented” cooperation on export controls, and create “practical exercises” to share best practices on investment screening cooperation. Details, context, and the joint statement are inside.
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Survey: Most U.S. voters support some foreign investment screening
A new survey from a global consulting firm has found that U.S. voters “broadly support export controls and investment screening” for critical technologies on national security grounds. However, voters seem to have little appetite for total bans. Details, data and the complete survey are inside.
USTR publishes global IP report; will begin review of tariffs on China
It was a busy week for the Office of the United States Trade Representative. The Office published its annual review of the state of IP protection and enforcement, and said it would start its process to reassess existing tariffs on certain Chinese goods. Details, highlights, and more are inside.
Commerce Dept. seeks input on supply chain resiliency, security
As we reported last year, the U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council is working to coordinate approaches to global trade matters, including investment screening. The Bureau of Industry and Security is now seeking input to inform that work. Details, context, contacts, and action items are inside.
Biden White House updates list of critical and emerging technologies
Last week, the Biden administration released an updated list of Critical and Emerging Technologies. The list includes 19 areas that are “of particular importance to the national security of the United States.” Details, the full list, its relevance to CFIUS, and more are inside.
A “Pittsburgh Statement” primer: What is it, and what does it mean?
Last week, the U.S. and EU Trade and Technology Council met for the first time to coordinate approaches on numerous topics, including export controls and foreign investment screening. What’s the TTC? We’ve got details, contacts, the statement, next steps, and more inside.