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 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).
- Non-proliferation or arms controls issues
- China or Russia specific policy issues
- International economic security and investment policy
- Access to emerging commercial technologies