US Commerce Dept adds 77 entities to the Entity List, including SMIC

 US Commerce Department has added to the Entity List Semi Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China’s largest chipmaker, on the basis that it has engaged in activities with “entities of concern in the Chinese military industrial complex”. The press release says that the designation aims to restrict SMIC from acquiring certain US technology and that “items required to produce semiconductors at …

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Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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