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HTS: Automotive and Aerospace Subcommittee: Changing US Export Controls Regulations - Implications for International Licensing

When: Thursday, February 7, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Eastern
Where: Webinar
United States
Contact: Susan Houchins

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High Tech Sector:
Automotive and Aerospace Subcommittee Present -

Changing US Export Controls Regulations - Implications for International Licensing 

Thursday, February 7, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Eastern Time
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Central Time
2:00 pm- 3:00 pm Mountain Time
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PacificTime


The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has been established to provide US Government oversight into direct investment by foreign entities into US businesses. The Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) and Export Control Reform Act of 2018 (both signed into law as part of the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act), along with pending regulations being promulgated under these statutes, have the potential to significantly expand that oversight & control of the transfer of key technologies. This presentation will aid the audience in understanding the relevant investment and export control laws, current changes being implemented with respect to “emerging and foundational technologies” and critical technologies, and the potential impact on international licensing. 

Key Learnings:

  • Background of current foreign investment regulations (CFIUS) 
  • New changes to Export Control and CFIUS regulations
  • Special oversight for a specific list of US "emerging and foundational technologies"
  • Potent impact on international licensing and technology transfer


Michael T. Gershberg, Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, LLP

MICHAEL GERSHBERG, a corporate partner resident in Fried Frank’s Washington, DC office, leads the Firm’s International Trade and Investment Practice.  Mr. Gershberg advises clients concerning regulatory issues related to foreign investment transactions, including proceedings before the inter-agency Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

Mr. Gershberg’s practice also focuses on the representation of foreign and domestic clients regarding the application of economic sanctions and export control laws and regulations, including the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and economic sanctions administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Mr. Gershberg also advises clients on their obligations under the antiboycott and anti-money laundering rules.

Mr. Gershberg received his JD, cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 2003 and his BA, magna cum laude, from Yale University in 1999. He is admitted to practice in New York; the District of Columbia; the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the US Court of International Trade.

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