A virtual discussion on the regulatory aspects of the EO, its potential policy outcomes, and practical impacts on affected businesses. On July 9, 2021, President Joe Biden issued a far-reaching executive order (EO) on Promoting Competition in the American Economy that establishes a “whole-of-government effort” aimed at reducing corporate consolidation. The EO calls for federal agencies to undertake 72 separate initiatives across a range of industry sectors, including financial services, technology, transportation and communication services.
Cyber and Data Privacy Listen
The end of the Brexit transition period and the implementation of the new UK/EU Trade Agreement have had a significant impact on technology transactions throughout Europe. Businesses entering into Europe-wide technology engagements should pay particular attention to the effects on technology licensing, data privacy and international data transfers, employment and immigration rules, and financial services regulatory requirements.