New Executive Order prohibits certain transactions with 8 Chinese payment apps

The Trump Administration has issued Executive Order (E.O.) “Addressing the threat posed by applications and other software developed or controlled by Chinese companies”. The President’s Message to Congress explains that “the pace and pervasiveness” of certain Chinese applications continue to threaten the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the US on the grounds that such applications “can access and capture …

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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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