Trade and Manufacturing Monitor

News and insight from our international trade practice group

President Issues Executive Orders Targeting TikTok and WeChat

Last Thursday, the President issued two executive orders (“E.O.s”) targeting social media applications TikTok (and its parent company, ByteDance) and WeChat (and its parent company, Tencent Holdings). The E.O.s direct…

Trump Administration Considering Using IEEPA to Block Chinese Acquisitions

According to Bloomberg , the Trump administration is considering using the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) to block Chinese investments in industries or technologies “deemed important” to the U.S.…