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September 17, 2021

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IBM slams Commerce supply chain rule, urges incoming administration to reverse course

By Sara Friedman / January 15, 2021

IBM is looking to the incoming Biden-Harris administration to stop a supply chain security rule that gives the Commerce Department the ability to review and potentially prohibit certain information and communications technology sector transactions involving six nation states.

The Commerce Department issued an interim final rule on Thursday laying out what the review process will entail and giving the Secretary of Commerce a large degree of discretion to make the determinations.

The interim rule will be published in the...

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