Companies Will Feel The Weight Of Team Telecom Oversight
By Megan Brown, Nova Daly and Brandon MossJune 4, 2018, 3:31 PM EDT
Law360 (June 4, 2018, 3:31 PM EDT) -- The federal government is looking at the security of internet, technology and telecommunications companies. This shows up in Congress and across agencies, but includes less-prominent oversight through network security agreements, or NSAs, and other obligations that are imposed as a condition of federal approval of license transfers and other regulated activity, where a company has significant foreign investment or control.
While the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States often gets the headlines, a lesser-known group called “Team Telecom” wields considerable power. Over 120 companies...