Part I: CHINA'S NEW EXPORT CONTROL LAW IN PRACTICE: APPLICATION TO ENCRYPTION AND CYBER EXPORTS

How Exporters are Implementing New Requirements Amid the U.S.-China Trade Conflict and Emerging, Alternative Supply Chains

March 17, 2021 11:15am

Debra Cheng
Senior Corporate Counsel, Global Trade
Salesforce

Wendy Wysong
Partner
Steptoe & Johnson LLP (Hong Kong)

Jennifer Maki
Director, Global Trade Compliance
Micron Technology, Inc.

During this practical discussion, attendees will be invited to benchmark and compare notes via a user-friendly digital polling system. The questions and discussion will focus on practical challenges that are most likely to come across your desk.

Legal:

  • The ECL came into effect on Dec. 1, 2020: How the restrictions on exports of dual-use and military products will play out in practice
  • When and for what products are licenses required under the ECL
  • Chinese authorities’ investigative powers
  • What constitutes an export violation, and what can trigger penalties

In-House:

  • Concrete examples of how to apply the new export control law in practice
  • The biggest challenges to complying with the law-and how to overcome them
  • How industry is managing the interplay between geopolitics and export compliance:
  • The US-China trade war and what we can expect from a Biden administration
  • The status of Hong Kong and the concomitant implications for industry operating in the U.S. and China