RWR Report: The Dawn of Capital Markets Sanctions

On July 12, RWR Advisory Group published its latest report, entitled, “The Dawn of Capital Markets Sanctions,” which highlights the emergence during the past few years of the U.S. capital markets both as an asset that is seen by U.S. policy-makers as worthy of being protected on national security and human rights grounds, but also as a critical source of foreign policy leverage similar to the way export controls and trade sanctions have ...

RWR Report: China’s State-backed Blockchain Platform

On June 24, RWR Advisory Group published its latest report, entitled, "The Emergence of China's State-Backed Blockchain Platform," which highlights the development of the Blockchain-based Service Network (BSN) and its role in China's efforts to ensure that Chinese companies are front-and-center in the standardization and interoperability of global digital infrastructure. This effort is a new point of emphasis for China within the framework ...

RWR Reference Sheet: Publicly Traded Chinese Military-Industrial Companies Targeted by New Executive Order

Over the past three years, RWR has been tracking the capital markets exposure of Chinese companies under various U.S. government sanctions and designations. This has included identifying the publicly traded securities of these companies (as well as their subsidiaries and affiliates) and the exchange-traded funds (ETFS), index mutual funds, and actively managed mutual funds that include exposure to these securities.