Tech companies brace for regulatory impact from US-China trade war as export controls tighten

August 23, 2019
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As part of the chronic trade tensions between the US and China, last year the US Congress passed the Export Control Reform Act (ECRA), which expanded export controls to include "emerging" and "foundational" technologies. These technologies – such as AI, machine learning, and data analytics tools – were declared as essential to the national security of the US and therefore subject to the new export controls regime.

In this piece published by the Association of Corporate Counsel, AlixPartners Director Brent Carlson outlines three key actions companies should take to ensure their compliance programs are capable of withstanding these regulatory changes and to avoid serious disruptions to their business.

This article originally appeared on ACC Docket.