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Export Controls on Information Systems Equipment and Technology to be Topic of July 29 Meeting

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Bureau of Industry and Security’s Information Systems Technical Advisory Committee will hold a partially closed meeting July 29-30 in Washington, D. C. This committee advises BIS on technical questions that affect the level of export controls applicable to information systems equipment and technology.

The agenda for the open session of the upcoming meeting will include industry presentations on (a) a proposal on coherent optical communications technology and (b) penetration testing and implementation of Wassenaar 2013 cyber-related provisions. This session will be accessible via teleconference to 20 participants on a first come, first served basis, and requests to participate in this manner are due by July 22. In addition, a limited number of seats will be available at the public session, but reservations are not accepted.

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