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Registration Open for 2019 ACI Conference on Global Encryption, Cloud & Cyber Trade Controls

Registration Open for 2019 ACI Conference on Global Encryption, Cloud & Cyber Trade Controls

Registration is open for the American Conference Institute’s 9th Advanced Industry Forum on Global Encryption, Cloud & Cyber Trade Controls to be held March 26-27, 2019, in San Francisco, chaired by Roszel Thomsen. Speakers will include Richard Ashooh, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration. Export controls practitioners will gather to discuss rapidly evolving U.S. and foreign requirements and how to stay compliant. Topics include:

  • ramifications of the Export Control Reform Act
  • recent regulatory developments — China, Netherlands, Vietnam, Australia, Russia, France and Germany
  • proposed legislation on EU Dual-Use Cyber Rules
  • how to juggle compliance priorities
  • latest cloud computing regulations from around the globe
  • enforcement trends and predictions for 2019

For more information or to register, please visit https://www.americanconference.com/global-encryption-cloud-cyber-export-controls/

Please use code S10-885-885L19.S when registering to receive a 10% discount.


Roszel Thomsen Publishes Timely Article on Artificial Intelligence and Export Controls in the Journal of Internet Law

Roszel Thomsen Publishes Timely Article on Artificial Intelligence and Export Controls in the Journal of Internet Law

Roszel Thomsen has published a timely article, “Artificial Intelligence and Export Controls: Conceivable, But Counterproductive?”, in the November 2018 issue of the Journal of Internet Law. He discusses recent AI developments and spotlights the surprising challenge of bringing export controls to this field.

Read the full article, https://t-b.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/AI-and-Export-Controls-Journal-of-Internet-Law-Article.pdf

For more information about the Journal of Internet Law, please visit https://lrus.wolterskluwer.com/store/product/journal-of-internet-law/

Roz Thomsen to Discuss Artificial Intelligence and Export Controls at July 18 WIT-NC Event

Roz Thomsen to Discuss Artificial Intelligence and Export Controls at July 18 WIT-NC Event

Partner Roz Thomsen will present “Artificial Intelligence and How Regulation of AI Affects Silicon Valley” on July 18 at 6 p.m. for a WIT-NC event in Sunnyvale, CA. WIT-NC is an affiliate chapter of the Organization of Women in International Trade.

Many industries will be impacted by the use of Artificial Intelligence. Roz will review the current state of export controls for AI. He will also discuss the challenges for implementing new export controls on AI in hardware, software and technology and whether export controls on AI could be counterproductive.

For details and to register, please visit wit-nc.com/events/event.asp

 

 

 

ACI’s Global Encryption, Cloud and Cyber Export Controls Conference to be held March 26-28

ACI’s Global Encryption, Cloud and Cyber Export Controls Conference to be held March 26-28

Registration is open for the American Conference Institute’s 8th Advanced Industry Forum on Global Encryption, Cloud and Cyber Export Controls to be held March 26-28, 2018, in San Francisco, co-chaired by Roszel Thomsen. Export controls practitioners will gather to discuss best practices for industry compliance protocols. Highlights will include:

  • a focus on new Chinese regulations
  • aligning with human rights priorities in new export controls for cybersecurity and surveillance in the EU
  • complying with U.S. and Russian requirements amid evolving sanctions
  • a U.S. encryption controls master class

To register or for more information, please visit:

https://www.americanconference.com/8th-advanced-industry-forum-global-encryption-cloud-cyber-export-controls/

Please mention Registration Code B00-885-2462161 when booking.

 

 

 

Wesley Demory and Maher Shomali to Speak at Automotive Industry Action Group town hall November 9

Wesley Demory and Maher Shomali to Speak at Automotive Industry Action Group town hall November 9

Photo by Zachary Staines on Unsplash

The Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) will hold its 2017 Customs Town Hall November 9 in Livonia, Michigan. At this annual gathering of importers, exporters, and service providers, Thomsen and Burke attorneys Wesley Demory and Maher Shomali will give a presentation on “Encryption Technology/Connected Car/Export Control Implications”. They will review the export control implications for connected vehicles and their components/subsystems, with emphasis on encryption, communications capabilities and autonomous driving technology. Learn how export controls are structured for  these technologies and which regulatory exemptions are available.

For details and to register, please visit http://www.aiag.org/store/events/details?EventCode=E17CUSTOM

Roz Thomsen Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America and as Baltimore Information Technology Law “Lawyer of the Year”

Roz Thomsen Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America and as Baltimore Information Technology Law “Lawyer of the Year”

August 15, 2017 — Listed continuously since 2006, Roszel Thomsen has been selected by peer review for inclusion in the 24th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in Information Technology Law. He has also been recognized as 2018 Information Technology Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Baltimore. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” award.

For more information about Best Lawyers®, please visit https://www.bestlawyers.com/.

Toni Paytas to Moderate Cloud Computing Panel at ACI’s October 17-18 Conference

Toni Paytas to Moderate Cloud Computing Panel at ACI’s October 17-18 Conference

On October 17-18, 2017, the American Conference Institute (ACI) will hold its 10th industry forum conference on International Technology Transfers, Cloud Computing and Deemed Export Compliance at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. Thomsen and Burke Partner Antoinette (Toni) Paytas will be panel moderator for a conference discussion on October 17 about the most complex and pressing issues posed by cloud computing. The panel will include Robert Rarog, Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Export Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce; Anne Marie Griffin, Deputy Director, Microsoft; and Sean Mentus, Manager of International Trade Compliance, Northrop Grumman.

For more information on the conference or to register, please visit: https://www.americanconference.com/10th-industry-forum-international-technology-transfers-cloud-computing-deemed-export-compliance/

To receive a 10% discount off of the conference price, register by September 22 and use code S10-883-883L18.S when registering.

Roszel Thomsen Publishes Article in AIPLA Quarterly Journal

Roszel Thomsen Publishes Article in AIPLA Quarterly Journal

JUNE 6, 2017 — The American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal has published an article by Roszel Thomsen, “Ethical Breakdowns on the Road to Exporting Intellectual Property”, in its Winter 2017 issue. Using an engaging hypothetical situation, the article provides an overview of deemed export and ethical issues as an attorney contemplates hiring a foreign national to assist in patent work.

Read the article: AIPLA article

For more information about the journal, please visit http://www.aipla.org/learningcenter/library/books/qj/Pages/default.aspx

Read more about deemed exports at https://t-b.com/practices/deemed-exports/

Maher Shomali and Wes Demory to speak at ICPA 2017 Conference in Miami

Maher Shomali and Wes Demory to speak at ICPA 2017 Conference in Miami

Maher Shomali and Wes Demory will be speaking at the International Compliance Professionals Association 2017 Miami Conference to be held March 12-15, 2017. Maher will provide an Overview of Encryption Controls, and Wes will focus on Cybersecurity and Encryption Export Controls.

ICPA is a non-profit, global trade compliance community whose mission is to provide networking opportunities and resources to individuals involved in international trade compliance.