Covington helps clients in a wide range of sectors navigate the legal, reputational, and regulatory risks that can arise across their global supply chains.
July 23, 2019
Increasingly, businesses are being held legally responsible—by regulators, investors, and customers—and excluded from federal and commercial procurements for the actions (or inactions) of providers in their supply chains. We help clients anticipate, understand, and mitigate the risks in their supply chains.
Based on our deep industry knowledge and regulatory expertise, we help clients identify compliance...
Covington advises clients on the legal and regulatory aspects of cybersecurity risks associated...
Covington counsels clients, including ODM and OEM manufacturers, on sourcing requirements...
March 6, 2020
Helping a Global Technology Company Navigate the Future of U.S.-China Relations and Address Supply Chain Risks
The New CFIUS: Final Regulations Implementing Expanded Authorities Issued
September 3, 2019
January 14, 2020
November 27, 2019
Covington advises clients on the rapidly evolving legal and regulatory landscape that can threaten the ability of companies subject to U.S. jurisdiction to do business with certain foreign companies. This landscape includes CFIUS, Supply Chain EO 13873, the use of the Department of Commerce Entity List and Treasury sanctions, the imposition of tariffs (e.g., China, Iran, Russia), and The Office of Foreign Assets Control's Specially Designated Nationals List.
Covington advises clients on the legal and regulatory aspects of cybersecurity risks associated with the information technology infrastructure of supply chains, including foreign law obligations to provide source code review or other technical accesses to third parties.
February 4, 2020
Emerging Issues and Practical Guidance
Helping a Non-U.S. Defense Company Design an Export Compliance Program
Covington counsels clients, including ODM and OEM manufacturers, on sourcing requirements (BAA/TAA); emerging regulatory obligations (e.g., SECURE Technology Act, NDAA Sections 889, 1654, and 1655); risks associated with research, development, and manufacturing in countries such as China; and responding to exclusionary actions (e.g., under NDAA Section 806 and other black list authorities).
Defending an International Manufacturer in a Criminal Export Controls Investigation
February 13, 2020
August 20, 2019
Case Studies: How We Help Clients
We help clients with the legal and reputational harms that can result from insider threats...
A New Path to TAA Compliance: U.S.-Made End Products in Acetris
Covington advises clients on the rapidly evolving legal and regulatory landscape that can threaten the ability of companies subject to U.S. jurisdiction...
Areas of Expertise
Global Supply Chain Key Contacts
Human Trafficking/Forced Labor
Commerce Releases Proposed Rule Implementing Supply Chain Executive Order
Commerce Requests Comment on Criteria for Identifying Emerging Technologies
DoD Announces the Release of CMMC Version 1.0
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Commerce Department Adds 46 Huawei Affiliates to Entity List
Another Executive Order on Buying American, and This One Has Teeth
How Provisions in the FAR May Help Federal Contractors Affected by the Coronavirus
Helping a Global IT Company
Evaluate Its Supply Chain and
We help clients with the legal and reputational harms that can result from insider threats. We advise on insider threat monitoring, suggest best practices for mitigating legal risks, investigate complaints, help clients navigate whistleblower protections, and negotiate with regulators on their behalf.
New FAR Rule Expands Counterfeit Reporting Obligations
Achieving Compliance in Hiring Under U.S. Export Control and Anti-Discrimination Laws
Section 889 Update: First Wave of Acquisition Prohibitions Take Effect
Advising Companies on Global
Human Rights and Trafficking
Navigating New Prohibitions
on Telecommunications and
Video Surveillance Services
Based on our deep industry knowledge and regulatory expertise, we help clients identify compliance risks and advise on best practices for securing their supply chains against human trafficking and forced labor/child labor risks. We advise on the UK Anti-Slavery Act, U.S. procurement restrictions, California’s Transparency in Supply Chains Act and other sector and legal requirements in this area.
November 26, 2019
New Section 232 Tariffs Imposed on Derivative Steel and Aluminum Articles
April 3, 2019
January 30, 2020
January 14, 2020