Last week, the Treasury Department and Commerce Department imposed new sanctions on dozens of Chinese firms linked to the Chinese military. 

Pursuant to Executive Order 13959, as amended by E.O. 14032, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned eight additional Chinese companies for operating as part of the Chinese Military-Industrial Complex

Yesterday, President Biden signed an Executive Order (“E.O.”) that formally revokes and replaces three earlier E.O.s that aimed to restrict transactions with TikTok, WeChat, and other communications and Fintech applications and provides a new framework to address security concerns related to the information and communications technology and services (“ICTS”) supply chain.  The new E.O. was