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Agenda 2020

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Registration & Breakfast

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Understanding CFIUS enforcement priorities post-FIRRMA to prepare for future regulations

  • Providing thorough analysis of new CFIUS rules and updates to FIRRMA
  • Discussing steps to take to ensure your business remains compliant
  • Determining how new enforcements will affect your business

Defining “Sensitive Data” through the Eyes of Regulators to Determine Who Will be Affected

  • Addressing various levels of data and determining what warrants protection
  • Revealing companies that fall under the jurisdiction of CFIUS
  • Sharing solution on how to protect data and keeping sensitive information in-house

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It’s Critical! Determining What Constitutes Critical Technology, Infrastructure, and Data to Better Prepare for Potential CFIUS Enforcements

  • Reviewing the types of information the government is looking to control/protect
  • Deciphering what companies play the biggest role in these fields and how they will be affected
  • Brainstorming strategies that protect controlled TID, but also allows companies to grow and flourish outside of their borders

Addressing the Impact of Export Controls Reform to Uncover Cause and Effects

  • Discovering how export controls plays a role in current investment processes and trades
  • Informing companies on the importance of running products by the government to determine if they are controlled or not
  • Following proper steps and procedures to meet compliance and avoid heavy fines

Lunch

The Foreign Perspective: Discussing CFIUS Rules from the Eyes of Foreign Companies Working in the US to Uncover WhereThey Lie

  • Exploring how regulations will affect current business relations and future acquisitions
  • Weighing the pros and cons that come from sharper regulations to better navigate new regulatory environment
  • Benchmarking strategies that will allow a foreign company to still obtain success in the US

Performing the Proper Due Diligence When Hiring Foreign Workers

  • Addressing whether or not foreign workers are allowed to work with certain products and/or equipment a company develops
  • Ensuring foreign hires go through proper training and documentation procedures prior to their start date
  • Figuring out how a company can still do business with foreign workers while still complying to strict regulations

Navigating Deal Risk in New Regulatory Environment with Political Climate in Mind

  • Taking into account the government’s current stance on foreign investment in order to understand the reasoning behind new rules
  • Setting up proper agreements and negotiations on the front-end to help mitigate risk
  • Performing the appropriate due diligence to ensure needs and requirements are met

Weighing Potential Risks and/or Benefits of Working with International Entities

  • Coming up with solutions that allow your company to remain complaint, but still be able to do business
  • Adjusting current practices to ensure business still runs smoothly when working with foreign partners and/or workers
  • Following appropriate security measures to ensure protection of technology, infrastructure, and/or data

Drafting Mitigation Agreements to Adhere to New Compliances

  • Reviewing CFIUS and FIRRMA rules to understand what needs must be met
  • Forming strong relationships with potential partners and/or investors to improve agreements
  • Understanding each company’s roles, responsibilities, and restrictions to better draft contracts

Chairs Closing Remarks

Drinks!

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Location is Everything: Understanding “Covered Real Estate” to Determine Property Rights, as Defined by Regulations

  • Exploring real estate transactions to establish which companies will be subject to CFIUS review
  • Highlighting the reasoning and importance of protecting specific US locations
  • Strategizing how to make a seamless transaction from a restricted environment to a non-restricted environment

Back in Business! Establishing How TID Companies Can Remain in Business While Simultaneously Dealing with Harsher Regulations

  • Reviewing the market to gain insight on how CFIUS and FIRRMA may affect future and current partnerships
  • Taking the appropriate steps needed to safeguard data for companies who have never dealt with export controls before
  • Working diligently with current and future foreign employees to form better relationships and understanding what project they can and cannot take part in

Break

Am I Exempt? Grasping the Exemption Rule for Foreign Investors

  • Understanding exactly which business these new rules are looking to control
  • Reviewing mergers and acquisitions that have been approved through CFIUS and those that have not to weigh successes and failures
  • Discussing where foreign companies lie when it comes to their work in and with the US

Benchmarking Strategies in order to Not Miss Out on Important Investment Opportunities

  • Constructing solid relationships and communication with current and future investors, whether local or foreign, to discuss what requirements must be met on either end
  • Performing due diligence on the front-end to adhere to the needs of regulators
  • Safeguarding data to mitigate risk and ensure information is protected

Chairs Closing Remarks

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