Status and Impact of the Endless Frontier Act and Strategic Competition Act of 2021: Unpacking the Requirements, Geopolitical and Compliance Implications

September 20, 2021 11:00am

Mario Palacios
Senior Director, Government Affairs & Head of International Trade Policy
Applied Materials

  • To what extent the Endless Frontier Act helps to keep the U.S. economically competitive against China
  • Trade policies introduced in the Strategic Competition Act to counter human rights violations, supporting democracy in Hong Kong, and addressing forced labor and other abuses in Xinjiang
  • Understanding human rights violations and forced labor compliance and mitigation
  • Licensing requirements and enforcement mechanisms contemplated in the new legislation
  • Geopolitical factors affecting the nature, scope and fate of the bills