Live Export Compliance Seminar

Get Key Insights on ITAR Defense Trade Controls and EAR Export Controls

February 13-16, 2023- Huntsville, AL, United States

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

Instructors

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.

Johanna Reeves, Founding Partner – Reeves & Dola, LLP
The attorneys at Reeves & Dola, LLP help businesses navigate the highly regulated and complex world of manufacturing, sales and international trade of defense and commercial products.

Johanna Reeves is founding partner of the Washington, DC law firm, Reeves & Dola, LLP (www.reevesdola.com).  For more than 15 years, Ms. Reeves has dedicated her practice to advising U.S. companies on export and import matters arising under the Arms Export Control Act, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, the Export Administration Regulations, economic sanctions and embargoes administered by the Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control, the Gun Control Act of 1968 and the National Firearms Act of 1934.

Ms. Reeves designs and implements compliance programs and provides training sessions on U.S. export and defense trade controls and federal firearms laws.  She also designs and leads internal audits to assess compliance in these areas.  Ms. Reeves counsels on voluntary and directed disclosures and represents clients on regulatory compliance and enforcement matters before the federal government.

Since 2011, Ms. Reeves has served as Executive Director of the FireArms Import/Export Roundtable (F.A.I.R.) Trade Group (www.fairtradegroup.org), a national nonprofit membership organization dedicated to promoting and protecting the interests of the firearms and ammunition import and export community.  She is a current member of the U.S. Department of State Defense Trade Advisory Group(DTAG).

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TWO BACK-TO-BACK SEMINARS:


ITAR Export Controls
2-DAY SEMINAR - February 13-14, 2023

  • 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
  • Licenses
  • Agreements with EXERCISES WORKSHOP
  • Administration
  • Compliance Programs
  • Export Control Reform & Recent Developments
  • Special ITAR Issues with EXERCISES WORKSHOP
  • ITAR Enforcement

EAR & OFAC Export Controls
2-DAY SEMINAR - February 15-16, 2023

  • 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

Daily Schedule:

  • 8:00 AM Registration & Continental Breakfast
  • 8:30 – 12:00 PM Seminar
  • 12:00 PM Lunch
  • 1:00 – 5:00 PM Seminar

Venue

Embassy Suites by Hilton Huntsville Hotel & Spa
800 Monroe Street, 35801
Huntsville, AL, USA
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*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 December 29, 2022.
Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Book early to ensure availability.

Guest room rate
: $149/night Single/Double
To book your room, call the hotel at +1 256-539-7373 and mention booking code “ECTI” or use the guest room booking link.

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