HWG Partners Kent Bressie and Tricia Paoletta to Speak About Communications Regulatory Issues at PTC’15 in Honolulu, Hawaii

January 16, 2015

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Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP (“HWG”) partners Kent Bressie and Tricia Paoletta will speak on regulatory issues at Pacific Telecommunications Council’s PTC’15 conference to be held in Honolulu, Hawaii, from January 17 to 21, 2014.

At PTC’15’s Submarine Cable Workshop, Kent will provide the annual regulatory overview, updating participants on notable developments in infrastructure protection, licensing times, national security reviews, and the impact of these developments on undersea cable investment, supply, and operation. Tricia will speak on PTC’15’s Policy and Governance panel to discuss the challenges facing regulators, policy makers, and industry leaders in the Asia Pacific.

Kent is a partner and head of the international practice at HWG in Washington, D.C. Kent specializes in cross-border and national-security regulation of telecommunications networks, investment, and technology and law-of-the-sea issues and works extensively in the undersea cable sector.

Tricia is a partner and head of HWG’s legislative practice and specializes in telecommunications, trade and technology policy.  She has held senior positions with the FCC, the Office of the United States Trade Representative, and the Energy and Commerce Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives.

The Pacific Telecommunications Council brings together members in over seventy countries to promote the development and use of telecommunications to improve the lives of people in the Pacific region.  PTC ’15 will continue this tradition by featuring industry workshops, roundtables, and panel discussions focused on the theme “Networked Planet.”

For more information about Kent, see:  www.hwglaw.com/bressie
For more information about Tricia, see: www.hwglaw.com/paoletta
For more information about the Pacific Telecommunications Council and PTC’15, see: http://www.ptc.org/ptc15

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