International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and Office of Foreign Assets Controls & Embargoes (OFAC) Explained - complete with all Export Control Reform (ECR) Changes and New Administration Priorities:
This seminar series provides both novice and experienced export compliance professionals with a comprehensive education on complying with United States export regulations. We will review recent ECR changes and potential coming changes from a new administration and what they could mean for your compliance programs. Reform changes have relaxed the controls on some defense-related items and technology, but made understanding and complying with the regulations even more complicated. The shift of many military and space items from the ITAR to the EAR obliges exporters to learn the challenging ins and outs of the EAR. There is good news in the fact that the complex rules impose significantly fewer compliance burdens and fewer compliance-based export delays.
Expect to leave these seminars with an understanding of the rules that will allow you to minimize any delays in your exports, minimize your costs of compliance, and reduce the risk of inadvertently violating the law, giving your organization a competitive advantage and a compliance program on solid footing.
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
TWO BACK-TO-BACK SEMINARS:
ITAR Export Controls - 2-DAY SEMINAR - June 6-7, 2022
- Overview of US Export Controls
- ITAR Controlled Activities
- Controlled Items with EXERCISES WORKSHOP
- Technical Data with EXERCISES WORKSHOP
- Registration and Empowered Officials
- Exemptions with EXERCISES WORKSHOP
- Agreements with EXERCISES WORKSHOP
- Compliance Programs
- Export Control Reform & Recent Developments
- Special ITAR Issues with EXERCISES WORKSHOP
- ITAR Enforcement
EAR & OFAC Export Controls - 2-DAY SEMINAR - June 8-9, 2022
- Introduction to the EAR
- Controlled Activities
- Classification with EXERCISES WORKSHOP
- Technology/Software Classifications with EXERCISES WORKSHOP
- No License Required (NLR) with EXERCISES WORKSHOP
- License Exceptions with EXERCISES WORKSHOP
- End-Use & End-User Controls with EXERCISES WORKSHOP
- License Applications
- Export Clearance
- Compliance Programs
- Export Control Reform (ECR) & Recent Developments
- Reexports: When Do US Rules Apply Outside of the US?
- US Embargo Controls
- EAR Export Enforcement
Health & Safety Notice:
The health and safety of our customers and employees is of critical importance. With respect to COVID-19, we are committed to returning to offer live seminars only when this can be done responsibly in the current global, national, and local environments. At our live events, we are instituting several protocols and guidelines to promote the health and safety of our valued participants. All attendees will be required to follow our event safety protocols in order to protect themselves and other participants. We continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation, and we are committed to meet or exceed applicable guidelines or requirements to ensure the safety of our attendees and speakers. Due to COVID-19, seating is limited.
InstructorsGregory Creeser, Partner – ITC Strategies
Gregory Creeser is a partner with International Trade Compliance Strategies.
Prior to joining ITC Strategies, Gregory Creeser held the position of Corporate Director for International Trade Compliance with Goodrich Corporation’s Washington Operations Office. In this position, Greg was responsible for assisting the export and import compliance programs, and international trade requirements for 3 major sectors with over 100 facilities located throughout the United States and overseas.
Prior to Goodrich, Greg worked for four years as the Corporate Manager for Export and Import Compliance within TRW’s Washington Operations office.
Greg began his career in the export arena by serving for 2 years as a licensing officer within the Office of Defense Trade Controls at the Department of State. In that role Greg adjudicated export applications relating to categories I, II, III, XI and XII as well as Commodity Jurisdiction requests. Prior to his days as a licensing officer, Greg spent 8 years with the State Department’s Office of Administration, traveling internationally with various Presidential administrations to arrange the financial and logistic requirements for foreign policy visits made by the Executive Branch.
Greg held the position of President of the board of directors of the Society for International Affairs (SIA) from 2004-2006, a volunteer non-profit educational organization dedicated to the education of the export community on all aspects of technology transfer. He also held the positions of Vice President, Communications Director, and Conferences Director for SIA.
Greg has spoken at numerous conferences and seminars both in the US and Internationally on Export Issues.
Greg received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Economics from Texas A&M University in 1987.
Marc Binder, Partner – ITC Strategies
Prior to joining ITC Strategies, Marc held the position of the Director of Customs Compliance for Goodrich Corporation, where he was responsible for managing the Corporate Customs Compliance program. Prior to joining Goodrich, Marc was Director of Customs and Export Compliance for TRW Automotive, and prior to that he was Manager of Import and Export Licensing and Compliance for Lockheed Martin – Government Electronics Systems in Moorestown, NJ.
Marc is a former two term member of the Department of Commerce Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee (RPTAC) and is a former three term member of the Department of State, Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG). Marc is a member of the Board of Directors of the Society for International Affairs (SIA), where he is currently serving his second term as President of the organization. Past positions with SIA have also included Secretary/Treasurer and Director of Planning and Education. Marc is a licensed Customs Broker and was certified in the field of Hazardous Materials Transportation. Marc has been active in the International Logistics, Export and Import fields for the past 35 years.
Marc holds a bachelor’s degree from Villanova University and has graduated from the Wharton Management Program, University of Pennsylvania. He also received certifications in Transportation and Distribution Management from Pennsylvania State University as well as training in Defense Packaging of Hazardous Materials for Transportation.
Marc has spoken at numerous conferences and seminars both in the US and internationally on import, export, and customs issues. Marc is a native of Philadelphia, PA and now resides in the Annapolis, MD area.
Timothy P. O’Toole, Esq., Member – Miller & Chevalier
Timothy P. O’Toole, Esq. is a member of the law firm of Miller & Chevalier Chartered, in Washington D.C., and the co-leader of the export controls and sanctions group. Between his time at Miller & Chevalier and his time in government service, Mr. O’Toole has been conducting and leading large-scale defense investigations for over 20 years. Although Mr. O’Toole has substantial experience in all areas of white collar practice, his main focus is on defending enforcement actions and conducting investigations involving the economic sanctions, export controls, and anti-money laundering laws. His clients run the gamut, including U.S. and non-U.S. financial institutions and public companies in the aviation, insurance, logistics, manufacturing, and oil and gas sectors. Recognized as one of the leading international trade lawyers in the U.S. by Chambers USA, Legal 500, Who’s Who Legal, and Global Investigations Review, Mr. O’Toole represents companies and individuals at all stages of the process, including defending enforcement actions brought by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC), the State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), and the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS). He also provides companies and individuals with advice on compliance with the U.S. economic sanctions, export controls and anti-money laundering laws, and interacts regularly with DOJ, OFAC, DDTC, and BIS in that capacity. Mr. O’Toole has substantial experience dealing with criminal and civil regulators, and extensive courtroom experience before judges and juries, having appeared in state and federal courts hundreds of times in a variety of civil and criminal proceedings.
Mr. O’Toole writes and speaks often about white collar defense and international trade issues at venues and media outlets around the world. He is co-chair of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) West Coast White Collar Crime Conference in Santa Monica and a past co-chair of the NACDL’s White Collar Crime Committee. Mr. O’Toole also hosts the firm’s economic sanctions and export controls podcast, “EMBARGOED!”.
Prior to joining Miller & Chevalier, Mr. O’Toole served as the Chief of the Special Litigation Division of the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia where, among other things, he managed and conducted large-scale criminal defense investigations for matters pending in the local and federal courts. He is a former Assistant Federal Public Defender in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he conducted investigations and handled matters for people under sentence of death in federal proceedings. www.millerchevalier.com
- 8:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
- 8:30 – 12:00 PM Seminar
- 12:00 PM Lunch
- 1:00 – 5:00 PM Seminar
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VenueDoubleTree by Hilton San Diego Downtown
1646 Front St, 92101
San Diego, CA, USAwebsite
*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 ends May 5, 2022.
Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Book early to ensure availability.
To book your room, call the hotel at +1 619-239-6800 and mention Export Compliance Training Institute (ECTI) Group or use the guest room booking link
Guest room rate: $179/night, standard single/double