Apr 18 Thu

The Evolution of CFIUS and Export Controls: Law and Policy Pertaining to National Security

12:30PM - 05:00PM Tenley Campus - Warren NT01 Ceremonial Classroom

Overview: The AU National Security Law Brief plans to host its 2019 Spring Symposium on recent legislative developments having a significant impact on the way that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) monitors, reviews, and evaluates the national and economic security risks of certain foreign investments.  Additionally, these developments have a direct impact on how those agencies responsible for oversight and enforcement of U.S. Export Controls, particularly in emerging technology like artificial intelligence.

Panel 1: The CFIUS panel will cover topics like the evolving and critical role of CFIUS in U.S. national and economic security as well as potential challenges the technology sector may face when the new legislation
is fully implemented.

Keynote Speech: Kevin Wolf (Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP) (Former Assistant Secretary of Commerce, Export Administration, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS))

Panel 2: The Export Controls panel will discuss topics like the emerging and foundational technology advisory board established under the Export Control Reform Act (ECRA) and what that means for industry as well as the results from the notice and comment period.


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