[Event] 5th National Forum on FARA

December 1st
National Harbor, MD
American Conference Institute (ACI)
December 1st, 2023
7:30 AM - 5:00 PM EST
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront Street
National Harbor, MD 20745-1135

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Hosted by American Conference Institute, the 5th National Forum on FARA returns for another exciting year with curated programming that will feature the most complex, high stakes FARA issues at the forefront.


Speaker Name

Kate Belinski


Ballard Spahr LLP

Speaker Name

Brandon Van Grack


Morrison & Foerster LLP

Former Chief, FARA Unit

U.S. Department of Justice

This event is the only national gathering for practitioners to discuss the finer points of FARA enforcement and compliance.

Each year, key enforcement officials, legal and compliance experts gather to analyze the most critical cases, advisory opinions, and exemptions. New topics for 2023 include:

  • Who’s Calling Their Lawyer? The Expanding Range of “Non-Traditional” Clients for FARA Matters-and The Lesser-Known Takeaways
  • The Future of the LDA Exemption amid Heightened DOJ Scrutiny: A Narrowed Interpretation and Potential for Repeal?
  • The Impact of Recent Cases and Advisory Opinions on Practitioners’ Advice to Clients: Key Takeaways
  • Navigating the Uncertainty Around the Commercial Exemption: How Practitioners are Applying the Exemption in the Wake of Recent Advisory Opinions
  • Dissecting Key Advisory Opinions on “Political Consultants”: Determining What Does (and Doesn’t) Cross the Line


Speaker Name

Jennifer Kennedy Gellie

Acting Chief of the Counterintelligence and Export Control Section

U.S. Department of Justice

Speaker Name

Heather Hunt

Senior Counsel for FARA Administration

U.S. Department of Justice

Speaker Name

Evan Turgeon

Chief of the FARA Unit

U.S. Department of Justice

Speaker Name

Eun Young Choi

Deputy Assistant Attorney General for National Security

U.S. Department of Justice

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