Potential Impact of China’s Export Control Law in Acquisition of Technology Companies

December 9, 2020

Acquiring intellectual property from China has just become more complicated because of China’s Export Control Law. The Export Control Law applies to, among other things, “dual-use items” and “goods, technologies, services and items relating to the maintenance of national security and national interests.” These provisions make it likely that cutting-edge technologies China has invested heavily in, such as artificial intelligence and semiconductors, will be subject to China’s export control policy.

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