Licensing Requirements and Regulatory Policies

Developing a new launch vehicle? Creating a new satellite propulsion system?  Deploying a smallsat constellation?  Chances are you will need to understand the complex U.S. and international regulatory regimes that underlie the space industry.  Please join our panel of experts, comprised of current and former government regulators and experienced legal practitioners, as they take a hypothetical smallsat company and walk through common regulatory issues and relevant licensing processes, and examine the future regulatory environment for smallsat and other space companies.

I.              INTRODUCTION (TONY LIN – HOGAN LOVELLS)
II.             EXPORT CONTROL / CFIUS (STEPHEN PROPST – HOGAN LOVELLS)
1.           Export jurisdiction and classification for satellite, propulsion and launch industries
2.            Export licensing strategies and considerations
3.            Missile technology control regime (MTCR)
III.           IMAGING LICENSING (TAHARA DAWKINS – NOAA)
1.            Application process
2.            Post-licensing filings (audits, reports, etc.)
3.            Pending new imaging rules
IV.           FCC LICENSING (TONY LIN – HOGAN LOVELLS)
1.             Part 5
2.             Part 25
3.             Smallsat Streamlined process
B.            Coordination
1.             Federal operators
2.             Commercial operators
3.             CSSMA
V.            ITU COMPLIANCE (ATILLA MATAS – ORBIT SPECTRUM)
1.            API/CR
2.            WRC-19
VI.           MISSION AUTHORITY AND OTHER POTENTIAL FUTURE REGULATORY REGIMES (JOSEF KOLLER – AEROSPACE CORPORATION)
1.            Department of Commerce
2.            FAA
3.            Other Proposals

Date: February 3, 2020 Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm Josef Koller
Systems Director - Center for Space Policy and Strategy

The Aerospace Corporation
Tahara Dawkins
Director, Commercial Remote Sensing, Regulatory Affairs Office

NOAA - National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Tony Lin
Partner

Hogan Lovells
Atilla Matas
Satellite Orbit/Spectrum Consultant

Hogan Lovells
Stephen F. Propst
Partner

Hogan Lovells