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ITAR Defense Trade 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 your home office or at work.

Our e-Seminars are updated to reflect regulation changes through January 2020.

We have adapted our 2 day comprehensive ITAR Defense Trade 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. Both instructors have over 25 years of experience in the field of US export controls.

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

Covered topics include:

  • ITAR Jurisdiction and Definition of a "Defense Article"
  • ITAR Registration & Empowered Officials
  • United States Government Enforcement
  • ITAR Special Restrictions & License Exemptions
  • ITAR Licenses & Agreements
  • Administration, Documentation & Shipping
  • Technical Data & Software
  • Reexports & Compliance for Non-US Companies
  • 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.

ITAR Defense Trade Controls e-Seminar Modules (for US Companies)

Introduction to Defense Trade Controls
  • Key Governing Agencies
  • ITAR Compliance Resources
What Does the ITAR Control?
  • ITAR Controlled Activities
  • Release to Foreign Persons
  • Defense Service Issues
  • Easy To Forget Licensable Transactions
Jurisdiction: What is a "Defense Article"?
  • Jurisdiction:  EAR vs. ITAR
  • The New US Munitions List
  • How to Read New USML Categories
  • ITAR "Specially Designed" Definition & Implications
  • Special Classification Issues
  • Commodity Jurisdiction Determinations
Registration and Empowered Official Issues
  • How to Register with the DDTC
  • Registration-Related Issues
  • Considerations for Designating "Empowered Officials"
ITAR Special Restrictions
  • Prohibited Countries
  • Prohibited /Ineligible Parties
  • SME "Significant Military Equipment"
  • Highly Restricted Items
  • Congressional Notification Issues
  • Red Flags
ITAR License Exemptions
  • What are Exemptions?
  • Excluded Items & Countries
  • Important ITAR 123-16 Exemptions
  • The Canadian Exemptions
  • UK & Australia Exemptions
  • Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Exemption
ITAR Licenses
  • Licenses vs. Agreements
  • The Art of the License Application
  • D-trade
  • DSP-5 Applications
  • Foreign Person Employee License
  • Marketing Licenses
ITAR Agreements
  • MLAs / TAAs / Warehouse & Distribution Agreements
  • Agreement Application
  • Agreement Guidelines
  • Drafting the Technical Scope for Agreements
  • Dual/Third Country National Employees
  • Sublicenses
  • Government Review Process & Checking License Status
  • DDTC Authorizations Options Across Proram Phases
ITAR Administration, Documents & Shipping
  • Shipping & Export Documentation
  • Freight Forwarders & Customs Brokers
  • Temporary Licenses
  • AES
    -Filing Electronic Export Information (EEI)
    -Wait Times & AES Responses
  • Schedule B & HTS Classification
  • Certification Requirements
  • Reporting Requirements
  • Amendments
Special ITAR Issues
  • Brokering:  Requirements, Registration, Prior Approval & Reporting
  • Political Contributions, Fees & Commissions
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Technical Data
  • Definition of Technical Data
  • Exclusion for Basic Marketing Information
  • Exclusion for General System Description
  • Public Domain Issues
  • Exemptions
ITAR Internal Control Programs
  • Building an Effective Compliance Program
  • Licensing vs. Compliance
  • Who is Responsible?
  • Written Programs & Procedures
  • Record Keeping Requirements
  • Hand Carried Shipments
  • Customizing Procedures to Match Your Situation
  • Special Issues for Tech Data & Software
ITAR Enforcement
  • Enforcing Agencies: US Customs & Border Protection
  • Enforcement Methods, Fines & Penalties
  • What Constitutes an ITAR Violation?
  • Personal Liability for Civil Penalties
  • Responding to Subpoenas & Investigations
  • If You Find a Violation...
  • Voluntary Self-Disclosure Considerations
  • Case Studies: Recent Enforcement & Audit Actions

eSeminar details
Supplier : e-ECTI
Venue : , USB Drive, Windows Computer
Event type : eSeminar
Reference : ASDE-4589