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News + Events

April 6, 2021 | Articles

Ways Universities Can Improve Foreign Influence Compliance

Law360 - Robert F. Roach offers practical steps universities can take to monitor and effectively manage the ongoing compliance risks associated with international research collaborations. The full article is available to Law360 subscribers. Read More

April 29, 2021 | Webinars

Managing National Security Risks for University Researchers + Their Start-ups


This panel brings together experts on trade compliance, export controls, national security, and sanctions. Together they will explore the strategies to navigate the complex cross-section of international funding of higher education research, start-ups, and US national security interests.

Topics include:

  • Understanding export controls in a start-up or research environment, including limitations and restrictions
  • Leveraging university resources for legal services, etc.
  • Avoiding the red flags with thorough due diligence
  • Building the basics of a compliance program with limited
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January 7, 2021 | Webinars

What to Expect with the New President-Elect Biden Administration: Key Compliance Strategies for Companies Doing Business in the US and China

The world will usher in a changing political, legal, and economic landscape as the new Biden administration assumes American leadership in 2021. The impact on trade may involve policy and/or legal changes in Export Controls, Sanctions, Compliance, and Privacy issues along with concomitant shifts in supply chain dynamics. Recently released Chinese export control laws will have an immediate impact on companies doing business in China, and will also have an extraterritorial effect. Companies doing business in sectors including technology, manufacturing, … Read More

December 3, 2020 | Articles

Sanctions and the Supply Chain: Is Your Data Working for You?

Association of Certified Sanctions Specialists – Julie Myers Wood writes on how to harness technology to ensure your compliance program is streamlined; identify and intelligently use data to understand your customer’s behavior; and take proactive steps to satisfy requirements set forth in guidelines issued by OFAC and DOJ. Read More