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Client Alert: Government Grant Recipients May Not Acquire Certain Chinese Telecommunications Products

On August 13, 2020, the Office of Management and Budget issued updated guidance applicable to federal grant recipients, including research universities, available here. This guidance states that recipients and subrecipients of federal funds are forbidden from obligating or expending loan or grant funds to procure or obtain (broadly defined) equipment, services, or systems from certain telecommunications companies owned or controlled by the government of the People’s Republic of China.

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