Trump Administration Issues Executive Order to Secure US Telecom Supply Chain

On May 15, 2019, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) titled, “Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain.” The long-awaited EO addresses the use in US communications networks of technologies from certain types of foreign companies. Our publication summarizes the specific actions in the EO, its impact and related US actions pertaining to the Chinese telecom giant Huawei. Our team stands ready to answer questions on the EO and the Huawei rulings.