CFIUS, FIRRMA & ECRA?

Making sense of the regulatory alphabet soup surrounding foreign investment screening and emerging technology controls.
  • Date & Time
    May 2, 2019 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Location

    Online

  • Event Type
    Webinar
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Join Arent Fox Partners Dave Hanke (DC) and Marwa Hassoun (LA) for a one-hour webinar as they discuss how the US government is likely to implement new laws for foreign investment screening and export controls on emerging and foundational technologies.

View a recording or the slide deck of this webinar. 

About Dave Hanke

Dave advises domestic and foreign companies on matters at the intersection of national security and business, including navigating the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States. While working on Capitol Hill, he was the lead staff architect of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act and was involved with the crafting of the “emerging and foundational technologies” provisions of the Export Control Reform Act.

These two laws, which modernized CFIUS and updated the export control system, were both enacted in August of last year, and draft implementing regulations are likely to be rolled out sometime this year. This implementation will have an impact on all types of foreign investment and technology exports across multiple sectors as the US Government takes a broader view of national security.

About Marwa Hassoun

Marwa leads the International Trade practice for Arent Fox on the West Coast and advises a diverse range of US and non-US companies and universities on international regulatory issues, including civilian and military export controls, economic sanctions, and antiboycott regulations.

Her practice runs the full gamut of complex export control and sanctions issues, including advising companies in conducting audits and investigations into alleged criminal and civil breaches of US trade control law, developing and enhancing trade compliance programs, benchmarking best practices, and advising on the impact of changes in US and international trade policy. Marwa’s experience includes advising clients in a broad range of commercial and defense industries that are and will be affected by new regulations on emerging and foundational technologies.

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