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National Security Investment (NSI) – legislation impact on photonics webinar
9 February 2021 @ 16:00 - 17:00Free
In collaboration with SPIE’s Public Policy team and the Knowledge Transfer Network, the Photonics Leadership Group are organising a webinar on the forthcoming UK National Security Investment (NSI) legislation and its potential impact on photonics on Tuesday, February 9 @ 16:00-17:00 GMT This key new law will require mandatory notification to government of asset transfers of many types (from company sale to IP & design transfers) in many areas including photonics and compound semiconductor materials, metamaterials, quantum technology and communications.Leanne Thomas, Corporate Director, Greenaway Scott will summarise the potential impact of the Bill from a legal perspective followed by a Q&A panel discussion with a US lawyer and Dr John Lincoln of the Photonics Leadership Group and representative from the UK Department of international trade. Please register in advance at https://spie-org.zoom.us/webinar/register/9016105865290/WN_T8Ys8CnUQ2OUCYzCcXfwbw Progress of the Bill into law can be followed on parliament.uk with detailed documentations at gov.uk.
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