Webinar: The Russia-China Nexus

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October 20, 2022
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The Russia-China Nexus: Navigating Risk Identification & Compliance Amid Geopolitical Tension

In partnership with CRDF Global and Horizon Advisory, the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue presents “The Russia-China Nexus: Navigating Risk Identification & Compliance Amid Geopolitical Tension,” a webinar focused on the geopolitical implications of Sino-Russian cooperation.

Speakers

Emily de La Bruyère and Nathan Picarsic are co-founders of Horizon Advisory, Senior Visiting Fellows with the Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue.

Additional Speakers include:

Hon. Nazak Nikakhtar

National Security Practice Chair at Wiley Rein LLP; Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue Senior Visiting Fellow

Scott Friedman

Former Senior Policy Advisor to the House Committee on Homeland Security; Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue Senior Visiting Fellow

Eliora Katz

Director of Government Relations and Policy at FTX US; Krach Institute for Tech Diplomacy at Purdue Senior Visiting Fellow

Panel 1 – China, Russia, and the US Regulatory Landscape

Expert panelists will examine the existing US regulatory landscape as it applies to commercial and financial engagement with China and Russia, as well as on the Russia-China nexus and the manner in which engagement with one economy can therefore create exposure to regulations targeting the other.

Case Study 1 – Sino-Russian Drone Cooperation

Nathan Picarsic will present on drone cooperation (e.g., sales, technological cooperation) as a case study demonstrating the military-relevant ties between Russia and China and on implications for compliance risk that result.

Case Study 2 – Sino-Russian Nuclear Cooperation

Emily de La Bruyère will present on cooperation in nuclear technology as a case study demonstrating the energy- and military-relevant ties between Russia and China and on implications for compliance risk that result.

Panel 2 – A Path Forward: Open Source Techniques for Risk Identification and Compliance

Nathan Picarsic and Emily de La Bruyère will detail best practice techniques for risk identification and compliance, focused on innovative open-source investigation tradecraft, due diligence techniques, and emerging threat typologies, to mitigate the compliance risks stemming from investment into and trade with China and Russia.