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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


US Commerce Department forecasts increased national security controls on emerging technology

29 November 2018

On 19 November 2018, the US Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued an important notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) as the first step in expanding US export and foreign investment controls to cover a range of emerging technologies deemed critical to US national security in the coming decades. The ANPRM identifies fourteen technology areas which may be subject to increased export and investment restrictions, and solicits public comments on how those technologies should be identified and controlled going forward. Comments on the ANPRM are due by 19 December 2018.

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