Lunch With Your Government Contracts Lawyer

Satellite Export Control Update

Sheppard Mullin Washington, D.C. office
March 20, 2013

The National Defense Authorization Act for 2013 has authorized satellite export licensing to move from the State Department back to the Commerce Department as part of the Export Control Reform. Join Sheppard Mullin for a lunch program by partners Curtis Dombek and Scott Maberry with an introduction by Brian Weimer, leader of the firm's Communication Practice. Curt currently serves on the Commerce Department Technical Advisory Committee working with the Administration to write the new regulations. You will learn: 

  • Which agency will regulate which aspects of satellites, earth stations and related equipment
  • How parts and components will be treated
  • How Technical Assistance Agreements and foreign nationals will be affected
  • How launch sites and destination country policies are likely to change


Curtis M. Dombek

J. Scott Maberry

Brian D. Weimer


March 20, 2013
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.


Sheppard Mullin
1300 I St, NW
11th Floor East
Washington, D.C. 20005

This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.
This program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1.5 credit hour which may be applied toward the Areas of Professional Practice requirement, and is suitable for both transitional and non-transitional attorneys.
MCLE credit for this program is pending by the Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board and the Florida Bar. 

Questions? Contact Melissa Shuman at or 202.772.5311.