The American Conference Institute’s 11th Annual Advanced Forum on Global Encryption, Cloud, and Cyber Export Controls will be held in a virtual, one-day format on March 17, 2021. Registration is open. Topics will include China Compliance and Supply Chain Dilemmas; EU’s Dual-Use Rule: Modernization, Simplification Mechanisms and New Human Rights Considerations; Intrusion Software, Secondary Encryption Keys and EU008; the Impact of India’s GAICT and SCOMET; new BIS Restrictions on Exporting “Critical Technologies” to Russia, and Special Considerations for Military End-Use/User and License Approvals; and more.
The American Conference Institute’s 12th Advanced Forum on Global Encryption, Cloud & Cyber Export Controls will be held March 30-31, 2022 in-person at the Marines Memorial Club & Hotel in San Francisco, as well as by livestream. Registration is open. Topics include China’s new data security and export control laws; the new EU dual-use regulations and catch-all cyber surveillance clause; the status and impact of the Bureau of Industry and Security’s interim final “Intrusion Software” rule; human rights due diligence and surveillance technologies; and more. Two workshops will also be offered on March 29, 2022 (in-person only). Thomsen and Burke partner Roszel Thomsen is a conference co-chair.
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
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 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 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 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
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.