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August 14, 2022

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Senate appropriators support Commerce Dept. request to create centralized ICT supply chain office

By Sara Friedman / August 2, 2022

The Senate Appropriations Committee has endorsed a Commerce Department request to create a new office that will carry out supply chain reviews for IT and telecom companies under a controversial rulemaking concerning foreign transactions.

The January 2021 rulemaking for the information and communications technology and services sector set up a process for Commerce to review foreign transactions across six categories and make decisions on prohibition or mitigation. The interim final rule mandated by former President Trump’s Executive Order 13873...

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