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New Virtual Format for 10th Annual Advanced Forum on Global Encryption, Cloud & Cyber Export Controls to be held September 10-11, 2020

New Virtual Format for 10th Annual Advanced Forum on Global Encryption, Cloud & Cyber Export Controls to be held September 10-11, 2020

Registration is open for ACI’s 10th Global Encryption, Cloud & Cyber Export Controls conference (rescheduled from a planned March 24-25 event). The conference will be held in a new virtual format on September 10-11, 2020. Topics will include:

  • Navigating the enforcement landscape and increased use of the entity list
  • Protecting your data while using cloud-based productivity suites
  • Discussing the impact of new, emerging and foundational technologies regulations
  • Anticipating Wassenaar changes to overcome cybersecurity challenges
  • Ensuring your compliance program is up to date
  • Assessing the impact of human rights guidelines to combat overuse of cyber-surveillance products and services
  • Latest developments in China’s encryption and cyber laws
  • Focus on Asia export controls – India, Japan, Korea, and Hong Kong
  • European Union Dual-Use trade controls update
  • Encryption requirements and export controls laws in Germany

For more information or to register, please visit https://www.americanconference.com/global-encryption/. Please mention keycode D10-999-FY20TB.

Additionally, a complimentary webinar on Emerging Technologies and Export Controls will be held August 4, 2020, from 11 a.m. -12 p.m. PDT, featuring Dave Aitel of Cyxtera, Anita Zinzuvadia of the Bureau of Industry and Security, and Roz Thomsen. To register for the complimentary webinar, please visit https://www.americanconference.com/global-encryption/webinar/.

Roszel Thomsen Among London-Based Chambers and Partners Rankings

Roszel Thomsen Among London-Based Chambers and Partners Rankings
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Roszel C. Thomsen II has earned 2019 rankings from London-based Chambers and Partners in the International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions categories (Global and USA). Chambers reviews describe Roszel as “highly respected”, a “specialist in encryption controls”, and “truly top-notch in encryption work”. Chambers and Partners publishes guides to the legal profession with rankings produced by over 200 researchers in its London office. For information about Chambers’ methodology, please visit https://chambers.com/research/methodology.

Roz Thomsen shares the podium with Mathilde Latour of ANSSI, France at the Ninth Annual Global Encryption, Cloud and Cyber Trade Controls Conference

Roz Thomsen shares the podium with Mathilde Latour of ANSSI, France at the Ninth Annual Global Encryption, Cloud and Cyber Trade Controls Conference

Roz Thomsen and Mathilde Latour (ANSSI/Bureau Contrôles Réglementaires) spoke at the Ninth Annual Encryption, Cloud and Cybersecurity Conference on “Best Practices to Stay Current on Latest Military Controls on Intelligence Gathering and Cyberattacks” held March 26-28, 2019 in San Francisco.  Check back in the autumn of 2019 for advance information on the Tenth Annual Encryption, Cloud and Cybersecurity Conference!

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://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.5/467.c89.myftpupload.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

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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. This type of self driving car technology is prevalent in society today as technology advances constantly. 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