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Next Recommendation in BIS Agenda Series: Publish Emerging and Foundational Technology Lists

Next Recommendation in BIS Agenda Series: Publish Emerging and Foundational Technology Lists

Today, China Tech Threat released the second in a series of policy recommendations meant to help leaders at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) prevent adversaries from acquiring and weaponizing sensitive U.S.-made technologies. BIS Agenda Recommendation 2: Within 90 days of starting, the new BIS Director should publish Congress’ required lists of emerging […]

Former BIS Directors React to Estevez Hearing

Former BIS Directors React to Estevez Hearing

On Tuesday, the Senate Banking Committee held the nomination hearing of Alan Estevez to be Undersecretary for Industry and Security of the Department of Commerce. Throughout the process, Mr. Estevez answered thoughtfully and provided welcome clarity regarding how he would use the full arsenal of the Bureau of Industry and Security’s (BIS) tools to counter […]