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Matthew Silverman

Matthew Silverman is an international trade attorney and the Senior Export Controls Manager at ASML in Chandler, Arizona, USA. Matthew advises the ASML business on developments in export law and provides guidance and training to sectors such as Logistics, Supply Chain, Legal, Sales and Human Resources to ensure export compliance across the company. Prior to joining ASML, Matthew led corporate compliance programs in the aerospace and energy industries, with specialization in import compliance, export controls, antiboycott law and economic sanctions. Prior to his corporate compliance career, Matthew worked in Washington D.C. on trade policy and legislation as a Legal Fellow for U.S. Senator Brian Schatz and as a Trade Analyst in the Obama Administration. Matthew began his legal career as a litigator in Chicago, Illinois. Matthew earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago and his LL.M. from Georgetown University.

Articles Written By Matthew Silverman

Ensuring Export Compliance in Activity-Based Working Spaces, Home Offices

Matthew Silverman | March 3, 2021 | Export Compliance

Many companies are transitioning to or have already adopted activity-based working (ABW) environments, which allow employees to choose from a variety of work settings depending on the nature of their roles or daily activities. ABW environments are often designed with an eye toward open and communal collaboration; this comes with export compliance risks related to U.S.-controlled technology and information.

ABW has been the norm for many years in the tech industry, but it's growing in popularity outside of Silicon Valley as more companies adopt this office structure and work mentality. Of course the recent work-from-home trend caused by COVID-19 has slowed or halted ABW progress, but when employees begin coming back to work later this year or next, the ABW environment (or some version thereof) may be the new normal for some.

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What HR Needs to Know About Export Compliance and Deemed Exports

Matthew Silverman | January 11, 2021 | Export Compliance

For most human resources professionals, international trade and export compliance are not topics they expected to encounter during their day-to-day jobs. However, at many companies, the partnership between export compliance and HR is crucial. The following summarizes key intersections and how HR may serve a valuable and necessary role in ensuring export compliance company-wide.

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