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US Commerce Department Expands Huawei- and Entity List-Related Rules, Further Restricting Huawei’s Access to...

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On August 17, 2020, the US Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) issued a final rule (“Final Rule”) (i) expanding the Export...

US Government Suspends Private Charter Flights between the United States and Cuba

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On August 13, 2020, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a statement requesting that the US Department of Transportation (“DOT”) suspend private charter flights...

China Amends Catalogue of Technologies Prohibited or Restricted from Export

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China governs the import and export of technology under the Regulations for the Administration of the Import and Export of Technology (“Technology Regulations“), the...

United States: BIS Adds 24 Chinese Companies to the Entity List for their...

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On August 27, 2020, the US Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) issued a final rule (“Final Rule”) adding 24 Chinese state-owned...

Global: Employment Considerations in the Global Supply Chain: The Latest

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Employees – including supplier workers – are the backbone of any business.  Protecting worker safety in the supply chain is a complex undertaking, and...

Supply Chains Reimagined: Recovery and Renewal in Asia Pacific and Beyond

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Global supply chain disruption is both a cause and effect of the major global market slowdown in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. This...

COVID-19: Government Intervention Schemes Guide

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Countries around the globe are facing unprecedented and rapid change due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Government Intervention Schemes Guide provides a summary of...

United Kingdom: New post-Brexit VAT rules for online sales of goods

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On 20 July 2020, HMRC published new guidance about how VAT will apply to sales of goods in the UK from 1 January 2021. The rules broadly align with the EU proposals for distance sales and imported goods, currently due to come into force from 1 July 2021.Businesses impacted by these changes include overseas sellers of goods to UK customers, all Online Marketplaces (OMPs) which facilitate sales to UK customers and businesses that currently rely on goods being imported VAT-free under the low value consignment relief.

United Kingdom: ‘No Deal’ Brexit Checklist: Key Implications for Business

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The UK Government's refusal to request an extension to the Brexit transition period, along with the outstanding issues in the negotiations, means that the...

Doing Business in China 2020

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 The Doing Business in China guide provides an introduction to selected aspects relating to investment and business operations in the People’s Republic of China...
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