Matt has more than two decades of experience in international transactions and international trade law as external counsel, in-house counsel and counsel to a government corporation. He focuses on anti-corruption, export controls, sanctions, customs and corporate compliance.
On Oct. 30, 2023, the Biden administration issued an executive order focused on the growing field of artificial intelligence. The administration is advancing a comprehensive and coordinated approach to the safe and responsible development and use of AI and setting a marker for the world. The EO is practical and aspirational with varying degrees of … Continue Reading
BIS has issued an interim final rule, and entities dealing with cybersecurity exports are being asked to submit comments by early December. In this latest edition of our Privacy and Security Roundup, we share the details of the final rule’s two key measures including export restrictions and a new License Exception, provide an update on … Continue Reading
On Sept. 21, 2021, the Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), updated its published guidance regarding sanctions risks associated with making ransomware payments and its official policy on such payments. This updated guidance, taken in conjunction with OFAC’s recent sanctions designation of a cryptocurrency payment exchange frequently used for ransomware payments, and … Continue Reading