Lowenstein Sandler is a sponsor of the A.C.E.S. Compliance Summit. Partners Doreen M. Edelman and Zarema A. Jaramillo will serve as moderators on two separate panels throughout the conference.

April 16, 2019

11 a.m.: Policy in Action-The Modernization of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS): Dissecting the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA) and the Implications on Compliance Operations

On August 13, 2018, President Trump signed FIRRMA into law, the first reform of the screening process for CFIUS in over a decade. A lively panel of industry experts will shed light onto the key provisions of FIRRMA and explore the targets and significance of the initial pilot program.

Moderator: Doreen M. Edelman, Partner, Chair, Global Trade & Policy, Lowenstein Sandler. 


  • Tyrone Brown, Deputy Chief, Foreign Investment Review Staff, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Tatiana Olivia Sullivan, Associate Director, CFIUS Operations & Regulatory Affairs, Office of the Under
    Secretary of Defense A&S Industrial Policy

2:00 p.m.: The Export Control Reform Act (ECRA) of 2018 and How It and Other Recent Events Will Affect Your Compliance Program

Industry leaders dissect ECRA and what it means for U.S Export Controls and trade compliance operations. The panelists will discuss the significant impact of the ECRA on “emerging” and “foundational” technologies that are “essential to the national security of the United States,” the transfer of technology to foreign persons, increased restrictions on export licensing, and increased civil and criminal penalties.