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

April 29, 2021 - A recording of the presentation is available. Please feel free to contact one of the panelists to obtain a copy or if you need additional information.

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 resources

Understanding government expectations and proactively managing those risks.


Nicholas M. Roegner, of Counsel, LimNexus LLP


Stephanie Douglas, President, National Security Practice, Guidepost Solutions + Former, Senior Executive, FBI

James Min II, Partner, LimNexus LLP

Robert Roach, Senior Advisor, Guidepost Solutions + Former Vice President, Chief Global Compliance Officer, New York University