On October 7, 2022, President Biden signed an Executive Order on Enhancing Safeguards for United States Signals Intelligence Activities. The order aims to address concerns expressed by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in the Schrems II case, in which it ruled the E.U.-U.S. Privacy Shield inadequate as a cross-border transfer mechanism.
White House Issues Executive Order on Ensuring Responsible Development of Digital Assets
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In November 2021, non‑state issued digital assets reached a combined market capitalization of $3 trillion, up from approximately $14 billion in early November 2016. Several global monetary authorities are exploring, and in some cases introducing, central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). On March 9, 2022, President Biden issued an executive order to mandate multiple reports and…
White House Issues Executive Order Restricting Foreign Equipment in Bulk Power System
Last Friday, May 1, the White House signed an executive order prohibiting Federal Agencies and U.S. persons from acquiring, importing, transferring, or installing any bulk power system (“BPS”) equipment in which:
- the transaction involves bulk-power system electric equipment designed, developed, manufactured, or supplied, by persons owned by, controlled by, or subject to the jurisdiction or