On October 20, 2021, the US Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry & Security (“BIS”) published a long-awaited interim final rule announcing new restrictions on the export, reexport or in-country transfer of certain cybersecurity items used for malicious cyber activities.

In particular, it establishes:

  • new controls and licensing requirements on a range of “cybersecurity items”

In a bylined article, International Trade partner Tamer Soliman, Cybersecurity & Data Privacy partner David Simon and Litigation & Dispute Resolution associate Gretel Echarte Morales (all Washington DC) discuss export control obligations and cyber security.

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