ACI’s CFIUS Conference has featured a distinguished faculty of senior government officials, leading outside counsel and in-house executives. Past speakers have included:

Government Representatives

Dr. Bastian Alm

Counselor
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

Ian Beckett

Minister-Counsellor (Treasury)
Embassy of Australia to the United States

Laura Black

Director, Office of Investment Security, Policy and International Relations
U.S. Department of Treasury

Irmie “Ike” Blanton

Deputy Director, International and Strategic Engagement Office of Foreign Investment Review
U.S. Department of Defense
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Ty Brown

Deputy Chief
National Security Division, Foreign Investment and Review
U.S. Department of Justice

Katherine Burke

Director, Investment Review Division
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)

Michael Considine

Deputy Assistant Secretary
Office of Foreign Investment and National Security
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Andrew Fair

Deputy Director, Office of Investment Security (CFIUS)
U.S. Department of the Treasury

Jess Henson

Deputy Director, Office of Investment Security
Investment Review & Investigation
U.S. Department of Treasury

Adam Hickey

Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the National Security Division
U.S. Department of Justice

John Isbell

Director of Strategic Analysis Division Office of Strategic Industries and Economic Security
U.S. Department of Commerce

David Jividen

Deputy Director, CFIUS Foreign Investment Review
OSD, Industrial Policy
U.S. Department of Defense
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Eric S. Johnson

Deputy Chief, Compliance and Enforcement National Security Division
Foreign Investment Review Section
U.S. Department of Justice

Eileen Keenan

Attorney Advisor
U.S. Department of Justice
National Security Division
Foreign Investment Review Section

J. Philip Ludvigson

Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary
Office of Investment Security
U.S. Department of Treasury
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Sarah Montgomery

Counsellor of Trade and Economic Policy
U.K. Department of International Trade (DIT)
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Brian Reissaus

Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary for Investment Security
U.S. Department of the Treasury

Jennifer Danner Riccardi

Senior Trade Policy Advisor
Delegation of the European Union to the United States
Meena Sharma

Meena Sharma

Deputy Director, Office of Investment Security Policy and International Relations
U.S. Department of Treasury

David Shogren

Deputy Director, Office of Investment Security, Investment Review and Investigation
U.S. Department of Treasury

Sarah Sullivan

Deputy Director, Office of Investment Security, Investment Review & Investigation
U.S. Department of Treasury

Captain Colin Supko

Director
U.S. Department of Defense Trusted Capital

Distinguished Faculty

Dr. Harry G. Broadman

Partner, Managing Director and Chair of Emerging Markets and CFIUS Practices
Berkeley Research Group LLC (BRG)
Faculty Member
Johns Hopkins University

Charles Capito

Partner
Morrison & Foerster LLP

Damara Chambers

Partner
Vinson & Elkins LLP

Doreen M. Edelman

Partner
Chair, Global Trade & Policy
Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Heather Finstuen

Partner
Covington & Burling LLP
Chris Griner

Chris Griner

Partner
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

David R. Hanke

Partner
Arent Fox LLP

Benjamin Heywood

General Partner - SkyRiver Ventures
Co-Founder - PatientsLikeMe

Samuel P. Jacobs

Associate Managing Director
Kroll

Opening Remarks from the Co-Chairs

April 27, 2022 8:30 am

Steve Klemencic

Managing Director
Berkeley Research Group LLC

Josh Larocca

Senior Managing Director
Stroz Friedberg, an Aon company

Renee A. Latour

Partner
Clifford Chance US LLP

John Medel

Vice President, International Government Affairs
Goldman Sachs

Aimen Mir

Partner
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Laura J. Molinari

Director, Global Trade Policy
Boeing

Karen Plonty

Security Officer & Director of National Security Compliance
HCL Technologies

Benjamin Powell

Partner
WilmerHale

Ambassador Miriam Sapiro

Vice Chair, SVC Public Affairs
Former Acting and Deputy U.S. Trade Representative
Sard Verbinnen & Co.

Keith Schomig

Partner
White & Case LLP

Anne Salladin

Partner
Hogan Lovells US LLP

Interview: Excepted Foreign States List

April 27, 2022 1:30 pm

Waqas Shahid

Senior Managing Director, Corporate Regulatory Compliance; Program & Project Management
Ankura
Richard C. Sofield

Richard C. Sofield

Partner
Wiley Rein LLP

Brandon L. Van Grack

Partner
Morrison & Foerster LLP