US Export Controls on Non-US Transactions Seminar

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Understand how United States export control rules impact Asia-Pacific 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
  • The Trump Administration:  New enforcement and regulation priorities
  • 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 for complying with US export regulations


ITAR U.S. Defense Trade Controls - 2-DAY SEMINAR - 30 September - 1 October 2019

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 - 2-3 October 2019

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

Who Should Attend:

  • Non-US companies or governments that deal with US-based companies or that purchase US-origin products, components, or technology
  • Non-US subsidiaries, parents, or other  affiliates of US businesses
  • US companies that need to know how the US rules apply to, and impact, their affiliates and business partners located outside of the US

"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
GREGORY CREESER is a partner with Interna-tional Trade Compliance Strategies and a consultant to BSG Consulting. Prior to join-ing ITC Strategies as a compli-ance consultant, Mr. Creeser held the position of Corporate Director for International Trade Compli-ance with Goodrich Corporation's Washington Operations Office. Mr. Creeser began his career in the export arena by serv-ing for 2 years as a licensing officer within the Office of Defense Trade Controls at the Department of State. Mr. Creeser held the position of President of the Board of Directors of the Society for International Affairs (SIA) from 2004-2006. He also held the positions of Vice President, Communications Director, and Conferences Director for SIA. Mr. Creeser received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Economics from Texas A&M University in 1987

is a Principal of BSG Con-sulting, bringing over a decade of consulting, training, and corporate export compliance program management experience to bear for his clients. Mr. Gear-ity has substantial experience in military, dual-use, and commer-cial 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 indus-tries. Mr. Gearity joined BSG from Microsoft Corpora-tion 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 con-trols. Mr. Gearity holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in international studies and economics from American University. He is a licensed US Customs Broker.

STEPHAN MULLER is a partner at Oppenhoff & Partner. Before joining Oppenhoff & Partner in 2008, Mr. Muller was a partner at Lin-klaters LLP since 2001. He spe-cializes in public law with Export Control forming a major part of his practice. Stephan advises na-tional and international corpora-tions on all national, EU, and US law related compliance and permitting issues, includ-ing representation before courts and in administra-tive proceedings. He lectures on export control law at the University of Applied Sciences, Cologne. Mr. Muller speaks at national and international confer-ences 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


Hilton Amsterdam
Apollolaan 138,
1077 BG Amsterdam

A limited block of guest rooms at the venue hotel is reserved for seminar participants. Rooms are available on a first-come / first-served basis. Book early to ensure availability.  Guest room booking link.

Guest room rate: EUR229/night single (includes VAT, breakfast)

Book your guest room by calling +31-20-7106000 and referencing the Export Compliance Training Institute Group, us by using the guest room booking link.