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Insights 5 minute READ 07/01/2021

Inside China’s Largest Semiconductor Investment Fund

The Chinese government uses state-backed investment vehicles to fund dual-use technologies, including semiconductors. These vehicles have sprawling global networks and create the risk that a supply [..]

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Dataset 1 minute READ 04/22/2021

Shareable Dataset: At-Risk, Non-Obvious Subsidiaries of BIS-Listed Chinese Military End Users in Tech, Aerospace, & Metals

U.S.-identified Chinese military end users (MEUs) control more than 80 previously unnamed entities, according to our public records analysis. These companies, while not explicitly named as MEUs, may [..]

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Insights 2 minute READ 12/07/2020

U.S. Adds SMIC and other Chinese Entities to List of Military Companies

The U.S. Department of Defense will add four entities to its list of Chinese military companies barred from U.S. investment, according to Reuters. The announcement comes amidst repeated U.S. actions [..]

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Insights 4 minute READ 11/20/2020

Chinese Social Credit Blacklists: A Trove of Public Data Hiding in Plain Sight

China’s development of the social credit system has led to a rich outpour of official documents and publicly available databases that shed light on corporate compliance and reputational issues. This [..]

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Insights 7 minute READ 09/24/2020

Identifying the XPCC’s Highest-Risk Entities

Last month, we reported on the sprawling holdings of the OFAC-sanctioned Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC), a massive Chinese conglomerate with hybrid paramilitary-corporate structure. [..]

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Insights 1 minute READ 09/10/2020

U.S. Import Restrictions on Xinjiang Cotton and Tomatoes Could Impact At Least 2,600 Chinese Firms

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) intends to impose restrictions on cotton and tomato imports from China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (XUAR), according to Reuters. We found over 2,400 [..]

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Insights 3 minute READ 08/12/2020

Alleged Counterfeit Face Mask Manufacturer Linked to Broader Network of Technology and Packaging Companies in China

The shareholders of a Chinese company accused of manufacturing and exporting close to 500,000 counterfeit N95 masks to the United States are linked to several additional Chinese companies operating in [..]

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Insights 1 minute READ 08/04/2020

U.S.-Sanctioned Xinjiang Paramilitary Has Over 800,000 Holdings Worldwide

On Friday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC) for their role in human rights abuses [..]

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Insights 4 minute READ 06/11/2020

Defendants and Front Companies Named in DOJ Indictment Operate Additional Active Companies and Trade with North Korea

On May 28, the United States Department of Justice unsealed an indictment against 26 North Korean and Chinese individuals for processing at least $2.5 billion in illegal payments between 2013 and [..]

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Insights 3 minute READ 05/22/2020

Cross-Border Registration and Continued Due Diligence: The Case of Chen Mingfu

In January 2016, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned Chen Mingfu, a Chinese national, and his Hong Kong-based company, Anhui Land Group Co. Ltd [..]

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