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Kent Bressie, Partner, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP to Speak at KC’s CFIUS and FINSA Hot Topics in 2014 Live Webcast

New York, NY, June 07, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Kent Bressie, Partner, Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “CFIUS and FINSA Hot Topics in 2014” This event is scheduled for July 8, 2014 from 10:00am – 12:00pm (ET).

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About Kent Bressie

Kent Bressie is a partner and head of international practice at the law firm of Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP in Washington, D.C. An expert on international trade and investment and telecommunications regulation, he specializes in cross-border regulation of investment, technology, and infrastructure. He regularly represents critical infrastructure owners, defense contractors, and technology businesses to obtain clearances from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, negotiate network security agreements with the “Team Telecom” agencies, negotiate industrial security arrangements with the Defense Security Service, develop and implement cybersecurity plans, and comply with U.S. export controls and economic sanctions. He also represents telecommunications network owners in variety of public international law and law of the sea matters. He works extensively in the undersea cable sector and has led various industry-wide regulatory-reform and cable-protection initiatives. He currently chairs the undersea cable protection working group of the Federal Communications Commission’s Communications Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council.

About Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP

Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP is one of the preeminent communications and information technology law firms in the United States. The firm’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, investors, trade associations, and non‐profit organizations. With many former senior government officials, federal prosecutors, Congressional staff, and experienced litigators, HWG lawyers advise their clients on how decision makers think, how legal and political institutions work in the real world, and how those institutions can affect a transaction or business plan. HWG’s international trade, investment, and national security practice has achieved many firsts in matters involving regulation of foreign investment, transactions with foreign policy and national security components, and technology exports. HWG’s communications regulatory practice is home to legal, policy, and engineering experts with both private-sector and senior government experience in virtually every area of communications and technology law and is renowned for its undersea cable and international work.

Event Synopsis:

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders to provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of CFIUS and FINSA Hot Topics for 2014.

In a two-hour live webcast, the speakers will discuss:

CFIUS and FINSA 2014: an overview
Emerging trends and issues involving foreign investment in high technology
Tips in achieving a successful acquisitions process
Compliance and best practices
Latest regulatory updates

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:
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