EAR / OFAC Export Controls e-Seminar

e-Seminar for Companies Located in the US

eSeminar, anyplace, anywhere, anytime

Now you can learn at your own pace, when you have time from your desktop...at your home office or at work.

Our e-Seminars are updated to reflect regulation changes through October 2019.

We have adapted our 2 day comprehensive EAR Export Controls live seminar into an e-Seminar. The training is on a USB drive so you can take it wherever you need to go; no internet access required!

e-Seminars combine videos of our highly respected experts John Black and Scott Gearity alongside the actual PowerPoint presentations shown at our live seminars. Our instructors have over 25 years of experience in the field of US export controls. View customer reviews

9 hours of comprehensive training broken down into modules (agenda) that can be started and stopped at any time; includes a comprehensive, detailed, searchable PDF Manual (300+ pages) with examples and compliance resources

Covered topics include:

  • Controlled Items & Activities
  • Jurisdiction, Classification & License Applications
  • United States Government Enforcement
  • License Exceptions
  • Catch-All Controls
  • License Applications
  • Technical Data & Software
  • Reexports
  • Creating an Effective Compliance Program
  • Much More
John Black
Principal - BSG Consulting

John R. Black has been involved in US export and trade control matters since 1984. He advises a wide range of US and foreign companies, ranging in size from Fortune 10 to small companies in nearly every industrial sector. He also serves as an expert export control adviser to several major US law firms and their clients, and has advised several foreign governments on US export control matters. Within the export compliance field, he has earned a reputation as one of the leading experts on US export and trade controls.

From 1984 through 1988 he worked for the Bureau of Export Administration, where he was responsible for writing the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and interpreting the EAR for government and industry. From 1988 to the present, Mr. Black has been an export/trade control compliance consultant.

Mr. Black has developed a comprehensive knowledge of the Export Administration Regulations (including the antiboycott provisions), the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, and the trade control regulations administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control. He uses his depth of expertise in multiple US trade control regulations to help his clients ensure they comply with the entire scope of US trade controls.

Mr. Black has advised major US exporters on export control internal compliance policies, processes, and procedures. He has also conducted many export control compliance audits for his clients and worked with them to implement remedial measures to address deficiencies found in the audits. Mr. Black has worked with companies involved in export enforcement actions and has helped them to develop comprehensive remedial compliance policies, processes, and procedures which have successfully mitigated the penalties imposed for their violations.

Mr. Black's comprehensive knowledge of US regulations and his understanding of practical business requirements enable him to develop targeted in-house training programs for US and foreign companies. He has been a featured speaker at well over 100 conferences and seminars on US export controls throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. He has also written numerous articles for various legal and export publications regarding US export/trade controls and has written several books on the subject.

Scott Gearity
Principal - BSG Consulting

Scott Gearity is a Principal of BSG Consulting, bringing over 15 years of consulting, training and corporate export compliance program management experience to bear for his clients.

Mr. Gearity has substantial experience in military, dual-use and commercial export controls. His clients have ranged in size from small start-ups to some of the world's largest companies, with a particular focus on the information technology, telecommunications, networking and software industries.

Mr. Gearity joined BSG from Microsoft Corporation, where he was based in Ireland and managed the company's export compliance program for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He continues to advise many non-US companies affected by US export controls.

Mr. Gearity holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies and economics from American University. He is a licensed US customs broker.
EAR/OFAC Export Controls e-Seminar Modules (for US Companies)
  • Introduction to the EAR
  • US Export Control Policy & Primary Regulations (ITAR/EAR/OFAC)
  • Roadmap to Parts of the EAR
Controlled Activities
  • Controlled Items / Activities: Commodities, Software, and Technology
  • Exports, Reexports & In-country Transfers
  • Non-US Origin Items Produced with US Origin Content or Technical Data
  • Deemed Exports and Reexports
  • Other Regulated Activities
Classification
  • Jurisdiction: EAR vs. ITAR; Which Agency Has Authority?
  • How to Classify an Item: Determining and Reading the ECCN
  • The Commerce Control List: EAR99, 600-Series, and other ECCNs
  • Order of Review
  • "Specially Designed" Definition, Exclusions & Implications
  • Requesting an Official Classification
Technology & Software Classifications
  • Determining ECCN for Technology & Software
  • Definition of "Export" for Technology and Software
  • Items Not Subject to the EAR; "Publicly Available"
  • Fundamental Research / Educational Information / Patent Applications
No License Required (NLR)
  • NLR Determination
  • Using the Commerce Country Chart
License Exceptions
  • ECCN-based License Exceptions (STA, GBS, CIV, LVS, ENC)
  • Situation-based License Exceptions (RPL, TMP, GOV)
  • Restrictions on License Exceptions
  • License Exceptions Issues for 600-Series and 9X515
  • Technical Data & Software License Exceptions (TSU, TSR, ENC, TMP, CIV)
  • Wassenaar Reporting
End-Use & End-User Controls
  • Prohibited Parties / Embargoed Countries / Proliferation Activities
  • Military End-Use/User (China, Russia, Venezuela)
  • Red Flags, EAR General Prohibitions & Antiboycott
License Applications
  • When and How to Make a License Application to BIS
  • Special Support Documents & Requirements
  • SNAP-R / Electronic Filing / License Review Process
Export Clearance
  • Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) & Automated Export System (AES)
  • Harmonized Tariff Schedule & Schedule B
  • Export Documents & Shipping
  • Special Requirements for 600-Series and 9X515
  • Destination Control Statement
Compliance Programs
  • Effective Compliance Plans & EMCP Core Elements (BIS)
  • Resources: Where Can I Go for Help?
  • Export Compliance Transaction Checklists & Automation
  • Developing a Classification Matrix
  • Areas of Frequent Compliance Breakdown
Reexports: When Do US Rules Apply Outside of the US?
  • General Guidelines & Who is Responsible for Reexport Compliance
  • Special Rules for 600-Series and 9X515 US Content
  • Foreign-made Items Incorporating US Parts or Technology
US Embargo Controls
  • Embargoed Country Destinations:
    -Cuba
    -Iran
    -North Korea
    -Syria
  • Sanctions on Sudan, Crimea
  • Evolving Controls on Russia
EAR Export Enforcement
  • Enforcement Fines, Penalties & Case Studies
  • Subpoenas, Investigations & Voluntary Self Disclosures
  • Preventing and Coping with Violations

eSeminar details
Supplier : e-ECTI
Venue : , USB Drive, Windows Computer
Event type : eSeminar
Reference : ASDE-4588