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Ajay Kuntamukkala

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Managing global telecom supply chains – What telecommunications companies need to know about trade control laws

Maintaining a global supply chain brings its share of commercial, financial, and regulatory risks. Increasingly, telecommunications companies with global operations and suppliers are finding that U.S. trade control laws affect their operations. For instance, telecommunications companies can inadvertently breach export control or economic sanctions laws when critical suppliers are designated on U.S. or non-U.S. government restricted parties lists, engage in … Continue Reading

Posted in Drones Lourdes CatrainAjay KuntamukkalaFalk Schoening

Extended Export Control Rules for UAVs in the EU Enacted

The framework for the regulation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (“UAVs”) is currently intensely debated in the US, the EU and EU Member States. While the focus of this discussion relates to the operation of drones in a commercial and hobbyist environment, UAVs are also subject to export control regulation.

In a move to update its export control regulations, … Continue Reading

Posted in Data Protection & Privacy, Policy & Regulation H. Deen KaplanBeth PetersStephen PropstAnthony CapobiancoAjay KuntamukkalaTom McGovernBrian CurranMichael Scheimer

U.S. Government Steps Up Cybersecurity Efforts With New Rules for Export Controls, Economic Sanctions

With cybersecurity dominating the headlines, the U.S. government has taken several recent steps to target the national security threat posed by cybercriminals and hackers with new regulations aimed at curbing malicious actors online. With a series of proposed rules and an Executive Order, the U.S. government has begun a concerted effort (i) to rein in malicious cyber actors using export … Continue Reading