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Space Law

Cyber Security |  National Security Law
Christopher Borgen |  John M. Geiringer
1 Hour 03 Minutes
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Feb 17, 2022
Product Type:
On Demand - Also available: On Demand  4
Access till 03/04/2023 after purchase.


While there may or may not be a “New Space Race,” what is certain is that space systems--including GPS, telecommunications, and the launch industry that supports them--are critical to our national economy and to national security.  This session will consider the evolution and regulation of space activities and how space law interacts with national security. 


Christopher Borgen's Profile

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Professor of Law

St. John’s University School of Law

Christopher J. Borgen is Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Center for International and Comparative Law at St. John’s University School of Law.  His areas of teaching include International Law, National Security and the Law, Space Law, International Environmental Law, and International Finance, among other courses.  His research considers the role of international law in addressing political and military conflicts and his scholarship has been published in the Chicago Journal of International Law, the German Yearbook of International Law, International Law Studies, the Yale Journal of International Law, and in other journals and volumes. Among other professional activities, he has served Co-Rapporteur for the International Law Association's Committee on Recognition and Non-Recognition in International Law, was the principal author of Legal Aspects of the Separatist Crisis in Moldova, a report issued by the New York City Bar, and is currently a “core expert” for the Woomera Manual on the International Law of Military Space Operations.  He was a co-founder of the international law blog Opinio Juris and, previously, the Director of Research and Outreach at the American Society of International Law. Earlier in his career, he had been an associate in a law firm in New York City and, prior to that, a law clerk for a federal magistrate judge. He received an A.B. from Harvard College and a J.D. from New York University School of Law.

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Barack Ferrazzano LLP, Chicago

John Geiringer is a Partner at the law firm of Barack, Ferrazzano, Kirschbaum & Nagelberg LLP. As the Regulatory Section Leader of the Firm’s Financial Institutions Group, John concentrates his practice on regulatory, governance, and investigative matters involving financial institutions.

He is a frequent speaker and author in the financial institutions area on issues surrounding banking regulations, examinations, and enforcement actions. John teaches banking law and regulation at Chicago-Kent College of Law’s Graduate Program in Financial Services Law and serves on the board of advisors of its Institute for Compliance. He is the co-editor of the two-volume edition, Advising Illinois Financial Institutions, in which he wrote a chapter on bank enforcement issues, and is the co-author of the chapter “Bank Examination and Enforcement” in The Keys to Banking Law: A Handbook for Lawyers (2017). John is a vice-chair of the American Bar Association’s Banking Law Committee and a past chairman of its Enforcement, Insider Liability and Troubled Banks Subcommittee and its Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering Subcommittee. He also is a former chairman of the Chicago Bar Association’s Financial Institutions Committee.

John also devotes significant time to Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering issues. He is on the advisory board of the Anti-Money Laundering Association and is the president of its Midwest Chapter. He has frequently lectured on the subject, including at Georgetown University’s Center for Security Studies, Boston University School of Law, and Chicago-Kent College of Law, where he serves as a co-director of its Center for National Security and Human Rights Law (and its Consortium for the Research and Study of Holocaust and the Law). John serves as a Distinguished Lecturer for the Master of Arts in Financial Integrity (MAFI) Program at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He is the editor and author of a chapter in the upcoming book, Countering the Financing of Terrorism: Law and Policy, and is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS).

Prior to joining the Firm in 1999, John was both a bank regulator and a compliance consultant. He served as legal counsel for the Illinois bank regulatory agency. John also obtained practical experience with respect to bank operations and compliance issues as a regulatory consultant with a regional accounting firm, performing compliance reviews and training for a variety of financial institutions.


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