The U.S. Departments of State, Treasury, Commerce, Homeland Security and Labor and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative advised businesses of potential exposure to "reputational, economic, and legal risks" for involvement with entities that engage in human rights violations occurring within China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
Treasury reported that it "has not identified any foreign financial institution that has knowingly conducted a significant transaction" with previously identified sanctioned foreign persons pursuant to the Hong Kong Autonomy Act.
OFAC extended through June 11, 2021 the authorization for transactions that involve the securities of an entity whose name "closely matches, but does not exactly match" that of certain Communist Chinese military companies pursuant to Executive Orders.
OFAC permitted transactions by U.S.-operated securities exchanges involving the purchase or sale of securities related to newly listed entities on OFAC's Non-Specially Designated Nationals Communist Chinese Military Companies List.