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Mon, Sep 14, 2020

Regulatory combat: Export controls as ammunition against national security threats

The Department of Commerce's actions could deliver a significant blow to Huawei, but they also merit attention for the resulting compliance challenges and burdens facing industry.

New Atlanticist by Annie Froehlich

China Economic Sanctions

Annie Froehlich is a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center.  Ms. Froehlich is a Counsel at Latham & Watkins LLP, where she practices in the firm’s Export Controls, Economic Sanctions, & Customs Practice.  Ms. Froehlich principally counsels clients on compliance with various regulatory regimes, including the Export Administration Regulations, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, and the sanctions programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control.  Ms. Froehlich’s practice also involves conducting internal investigations in these areas, drafting filings to and interfacing with government regulators in connection with disclosures and other matters, preparing internal compliance policies and procedures, and providing subject matter expertise in connection with a wide range of corporate transactions.  Ms. Froehlich counsels clients in various industry sectors, and is committed to pro bono service, including through supporting a number of humanitarian organizations operating in high-conflict regions.  Ms. Froehlich resides in Washington, DC with her husband and three energetic children.

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