The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore
Established in 1973, The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (AmCham Singapore) is the premier business association for international businesses seeking to establish or expand their presence in Southeast Asia.
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AmCham Singapore is delighted to partner with the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security as they present an overview of recent changes to U.S. export controls regarding advanced semiconductor chips and super computer exports to China from the USA as well as foreign produced items utilizing US origin technology.
Join AmCham Singapore for this briefing to learn more about these changes and how they may impact businesses operating in the region.
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Speakers Michael Burnett Regional Export Control Officer at Bureau of Industry & Security (BIS) Nathan Bush Partner, Head of Investigations, Asia and Head of Antitrust & Competition at DLA Piper Sharron Cook Policy Analyst at U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security Thea D. Rozman Kendler Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration at Bureau of Industry and Security Tim Mooney Senior Export Policy Analyst, Regulatory Policy Divison at U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
Michael Burnett currently serves as the Regional Export Control Officer and First Secretary for Commercial Affairs at the U.S. Embassy in Singapore. In this capacity he is a subject matter expert on U.S. strategic trade controls and nonproliferation issues for the ASEAN region. Michael has previously held several senior positions to include Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Counterterrorism and Transnational Threats on the National Security Council at the White House. Additionally, Michael was the first Department of Commerce representative for critical technology protection at the Pentagon as well as the first Commerce Task Force member on the FBI’s National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force (NCIJTF). He has served in numerous domestic and foreign investigative assignments with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Commerce. He is a graduate of California State University Sacramento and the National Intelligence University.
Nate focuses on internal investigations, regulatory proceedings, compliance counseling, and disputes involving antitrust and competition, fraud and corruption, and international trade policy. He relocated from Washington, D.C. to Asia in 2004 in response to escalating enforcement of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and domestic antitrust laws across the region.
He practiced in Beijing for 8 years through 2012, and now covers the region from DLA Piper’s Singapore office. He has advised conducted investigations throughout Asia, and he regularly advises clients on antitrust and compliance aspects of complex transactions in the region. He is experienced with the specific regulatory risks of diverse industries in Asia, including the technology, media, telecommunications, semiconductor, life sciences, oil and gas, mining, aviation, heavy manufacturing, and retail sectors. Nate frequently publishes and speaks on competition, corruption, and trade policy issues in Asia, and co-authored the China chapter of the ABA treatise on Competition Laws Outside of the United States. Nate is graduate of Harvard Law School and the University of Virginia. He was actively involved in legal policy issues at the American Chamber of Commerce in China, serving as Legal Committee Chairman in 2008 and as General Counsel from 2009 through 2011.
Thea D. Rozman Kendler was sworn in as the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration at the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), following unanimous confirmation by the United States Senate. In this role, Ms. Kendler leads Export
Administration’s highly trained technical professionals in controlling the export of dual-use and military items for national security and foreign policy reasons, analyzing the impact of export controls, and supporting the U.S. defense industrial base. Among other responsibilities, Ms. Kendler chairs the Advisory Committee on Export Policy (ACEP), which resolves interagency policy disputes related to export license applications submitted to BIS. To advance U.S. national security and foreign policy interests, Ms. Kendler regularly engages with Congress, industry, academia, and other stakeholders on the nature and scope of BIS’s activities and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Ms. Kendler joined BIS as an experienced export controls, sanctions, and national security attorney. Before joining the Biden-Harris Administration, she was a prosecutor in the Department of Justice’s National Security Division, handling complex investigations and prosecutions affecting U.S. national security and strategic trade controls. From 2004-2014, Ms. Kendler served in BIS’s counsel’s office, where she provided legal advice to BIS’s Export Administration and Export Enforcement branches, including during the initial years of Export Control Reform. Before joining the federal government, Ms. Kendler practiced in the international trade group of a global law firm. Ms. Kendler received her law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. While in law school, she received a Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) grant from the U.S. Department of Education to further her Chinese language study. Ms. Kendler earned her undergraduate degree from Princeton University, with a concentration in the School of Public and International Affairs and certificates in East Asian Studies and Chinese Culture. She has studied Chinese, Japanese, and Russian, and lived in Japan as a teenager. Ms. Kendler’s public service is inspired by gratitude to the United States for enabling her family’s immigration as post-World War II refugees. Originally from New Jersey, Ms. Kendler now lives in Maryland. Welcome to Glue Up. We are upgrading our password strength service in order to align with ISO27001 standards. Please take a moment to upgrade your password.
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