Tag Archives: Japan

CFIUS Clearance: Renesas Electronics Corporation and Sequans Communications S.A.

Status:         Clearance Acquirer:              Renesas Electronics Corporation (Japan) Acquired:             Sequans Communications S.A. (France) Value:                   $249 million Industry Tags:    Semiconductors; Integrated Circuits; Telecommunications; Internet of Things… Continue Reading

TRADE ALERT: New U.S. Action Against Aluminum Lithographic Printing Plates From China and Japan

On September 28, 2023, Eastman Kodak filed antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) petitions against aluminum lithographic printing plates from China claimed to be (a) dumped – i.e., sold into the United States at less than fair normal value prices and (b) government subsidized; and just an antidumping petition against Japan.  Petition available at https://ids.usitc.gov/case/8144/investigation/8462.… Continue Reading

BIS Amends Export Administration Regulations with Respect to Russia and Belarus

On Tuesday, April 12, 2022, the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published in the Federal Register a Final Rule amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR parts 730-774) to add four additional countries to the list of countries excluded from certain license requirements (Supp. No. 3 to part 746) … Continue Reading

CFIUS Clearance: Toyota Motor Corp., DENSO Corporation, and the Softbank Group Corp., and Uber Technologies Inc.’s Advanced Technologies Group

Status: Clearance Acquirer: Toyota Motor Corp., DENSO Corporation, and the Softbank Group Corp. (Japan) Acquired: Uber Technologies Inc.’s Advanced Technologies Group (U.S.) Approx. Value: $1 billion Industry: Autonomous Driving; Artificial Intelligence; Technology Services… Continue Reading

President Trump: “When It Comes to Leverage, Tariffs Are King” – What You Need to Know

Since taking office in January 2017, President Trump has made use of several provisions of US law – including Section 301, targeting unfair trade practices, and Section 232, targeting threats to national security – to bring trading partners to the negotiating table. Major developments over the last two weeks could impact global supply chains across a wide range … Continue Reading