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InsightsNew U.S. Rules on Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain Mean Increased Scrutiny of ICTS Transactions

On January 19, 2021, the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) published an interim final rule, “Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain,” (“ICTS Rule”) implementing Executive Order 13873.

The ICTS Rule, which became effective March 22, 2021, is designed to address national security threats by prohibiting certain transactions involving information and communications technology and services (“ICTS”), defined as: Read more…