GAO says USDA should improve its data on foreign ownership of US farmland
For all the talk of semiconductors and social media algorithms, foreign ownership of US agricultural land remains one of the hottest topics in national...
Waqas Shahid is Vice President in the Forensic Services Practice of CRA based in New York. Mr. Shahid is an experienced attorney and consulting leader who combines technology, law firm, in-house legal, and consulting expertise to address complex regulatory, compliance, technology, and operational problems for clients.
Mr. Shahid is a recognized subject matter expert and thought leader on US technology and export controls, foreign direct investments (CFIUS), economic sanctions, supply chain security, and technology/data security matters. Mr. Shahid regularly advises clients on regulatory, compliance, and operational matters in these areas and has also served as an independent third party monitor and auditor pursuant to national security mitigation and consent agreements. He works with clients in a variety of industries, including Aerospace & Defense, Financial Services, Manufacturing, Energy, Biotech, Software and IT, and Emerging Technologies.
Prior to joining CRA, he was a co-founder and senior managing director with a major consulting firm’s security, trade, & technology practice. He is a member of DC and VA bars.