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US Export Controls on Non-US Transactions Seminar
A Practical Guide to Compliance After US Export Reform Changes

14 May, 2018 - 17 May, 2018, London, United Kingdom

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Understand how United States export control rules impact EU, UK, and other non-US businesses

United States trade control laws and regulations impact companies that use or resell US-origin products, components, or technology. The US Government can impose serious penalties for US and non-US companies who fail to comply with the extra-territorial US rules (including monetary fines, a loss of US Government contracts, or a complete ban from receiving any US items).


  • New and updated definitions of key ITAR and EAR terms
  • Rapidly evolving US sanctions policies
  • Important changes in the treatment of dual and third country national employees of Non-US companies
  • Change in US presidential administration means new enforcement priorities


ITAR U.S. Defense Trade Controls - 2-DAY SEMINAR - 14-15 May 2018

Learn the ins and outs of compliance with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) in a format that is easy to digest.


  • New ''Specially Designed'' Definition
  • Canada, UK & Australia Exemptions
  • Agreements Requirements

EAR / OFAC U.S. Commercial & Military Export Controls - 2-DAY SEMINAR - 16-17 May 2018

A hands-on approach to complying with the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), including both export controls and antiboycott regulations, and Treasury Department trade embargoes.

  • Persons and Items Subject to US Jurisdiction
  • US De Minimis Content Calculation
  • EAR Classifications
  • EAR Controls on Military Items

You will learn:

  • How US export rules impact a wide range of transactions outside the US
  • How the US enforces these export regulations on non-US companies
  • Practical methods of complying with US export regulations

Who Should Attend:

  • Export Compliance Officers
  • Legal Department
  • Traffic Personnel
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Government liaisons
  • Trade Logistics Personnel
  • Personnel from overseas companies who deal with US-based companies or that purchase US-origin products, components or technology
  • Subsidiaries, affiliates and parents of US businesses

"The quality of the training is very high. The trainers were able to take a very tough topic and made it interesting and easy to understand. The flow of the presentation was excellent."
Alan Ng UNIX Security and Compliance Engineer T-Systems, Singapore Seminar attendee


Hilton London Olympia
380 Kensington High Street
London W14 8NL
United Kingdom

*The cost of accommodation is not included in the seminar tuition.

A limited block of guest rooms at the venue hotel is reserved for seminar participants. Group rate available until April 14, 2018! Rooms are available on a first-come / first-served basis. Book early to ensure availability.

Guest room rate:  £149.00 + VAT single / £159.00 + VAT double
Book your guest room by calling +44-207-603-3333 and referencing the Export Compliance Training Institute group, or use the Guest Room Booking Link.
The agenda is available as PDF under downloads at the right side of the page.JOHN R. BLACK is a Principal of BSG Consulting and has been involved in US export and trade control matters since 1984. He advises US and foreign companies, law firms and governments on US export controls and has earned a reputation as one of the leading experts in the field. From 1984–88 he worked for the US Commerce Department, where he wrote the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and interpreted it for government and industry. He uses his comprehensive knowledge of the US rules that impact military and commercial companies to help his clients stay in compliance without missing legitimate business opportunities. He has been a featured speaker at hundreds of conferences around the world and has written numerous articles and several books on the subject.

SCOTT M. GEARITY is a Principal of BSG Consulting, bringing over a decade 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. Mr. Gearity holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies and economics from American University. He is a licensed US customs broker.

Stephan Müller (Partner - Oppenhoff & Partner) Before joining Oppenhoff & Partner in 2008, Mr. Müller was a partner at Linklaters LLP since 2001. He specializes in public law with Export Control forming a major part of his practice. Stephan advises national and international corporations on all national, EU and US law related compliance and permitting issues, including representation before courts and in administrative proceedings. He lectures on export control law at the University of Applied Sciences, Cologne. Mr. Müller speaks at national and international conferences and has published articles on many aspects of export controls.  The JUVE handbook on German ­commercial law firms has identified him as a “leading name” in his field of expertise for many years now.

Anne E. Borkovic is counsel in the international trade practice at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in Washington, DC. Ms. Borkovic’s practice focuses on U.S. law affecting international trade. She has significant experience advising U.S. and international clients on U.S. export controls, trade sanctions and economic embargoes enforced by the U.S. departments of Commerce, State and Treasury. Her representative work includes participation in international investigations and compliance audits of multinational corporations for ITAR, EAR, economic embargoes and sanctions, and FCPA issues. Her participation includes on-site interviews, managing international data collections and reviews, preparing related voluntary disclosures, counseling senior management and helping to implement corrective actions. In addition, Ms. Borkovic provides day-to-day compliance counseling, including: conducting transaction-specific analysis; drafting and implementing internal compliance policies and manuals; preparing Department of State registrations; preparing and submitting ITAR, EAR and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) license applications; conducting awareness and compliance trainings; performing product classifications; providing antiboycott advice; and preparing encryption review requests under the EAR.


Event details

Export Compliance Training Institute - Live Seminars
14 May, 2018
17 May, 2018
Hilton London Olympia
United Kingdom
Training Course


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