In December 2021, the United States, Australia, Denmark and Norway announced the Export Controls and Human Rights Initiative to address export controls and human rights particularly in the area of misuse of certain advanced technologies by authoritarian governments for surveillance and human rights abuses. See Update of December 14, 2021. Since that meeting, the

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Our International Trade practice group has been blogging about a wide range of trade-related news and activities since November 2016, and in June 2018 we officially launched the “Trump and Trade” blog. However, our purview has always been broader than the executive branch; we also provide timely updates on legislation, trade remedy litigation, customs matters,