Export Controls and their National Security and Foreign Policy Objectives

Here is what you will learn

Understand the historical, policy and legal context of export controls and examine what the current debate over export controls is really about.

Learn how export controls work using plain language for non-lawyers and lawyers alike.

Analyze the history and role of multilateral cooperation and options for international cooperation to address contemporary national security issues

Meet Your Expert

Kevin Wolf

Kevin Wolf is a partner in Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld and a non-Resident Senior Fellow at Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET). Mr. Wolf was the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration in the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) at the Department of Commerce for both terms of the Obama Administration. In this role, he lead the administration of the export control, licensing, and other functions of BIS, was one of the primary architect of the Export Control Reform initiative and was a Commerce Department representative to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

Frequently asked questions
Who will benefit from this Deep Dive?
This deep dive is for people working on:
  • Non-proliferation or arms controls issues 
  • China or Russia specific policy issues   
  • International economic security and investment policy  
  • Access to emerging commercial technologies  
Can I be reimbursed for the cost? 
Many of the people who have taken our deep dives are reimbursed by their employers. Click on the button or go to the Reimburse Me tab for a letter you can use to seek reimbursement from your employer.
What this Deep Dive Offers
Flexible Learning
Approx. 5hrs of video, with a portion released every couple of days so you can watch at your own pace.  
Live lectures from a world-leading expert
Two live lectures by Kevin Wolf with opportunities to ask questions. 
What's included?
Ongoing access to all content 
Access to all videos and the recorded live lectures after the end of Deep Dive
Apply what you learn to real-world issues
You will be able to engage with other participants and apply what you learn to real-world issues.
A Policyware Certificate
A Policyware certificate in Export Controls and Their National Security and Foreign Policy Implications which you can display on LinkedIn. 
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