US - EAR / OFAC Export Controls e-Seminar

e-Seminar for Companies Located in the US


This training is available to customers online in our cloud based training platform.

Comprehensive on-demand training broken down into EAR modules; includes a comprehensive, searchable, detailed PDF Manual (300+ pages) with examples and compliance resources.

This e-seminar provides both novice and experienced export compliance professionals with an in-depth education on recently reformed EAR & OFAC regulations.  Includes a comprehensive guide to complying with Reformed Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and Treasury Department Trade Embargoes (OFAC).

EAR & OFAC Commercial & Military Export Controls & Embargoes

This course contains the following topics:

  1. Introduction to the EAR
  2. Controlled Activities
  3. Classification
  4. Technology & Software Classifications
  5. No License Required
  6. License Exceptions
  7. End-Use & End-User Controls
  8. Licenses
  9. Export Clearance
  10. Compliance Programs
  11. Reexports
  12. Sanctions
  13. Enforcement
ECoP® EAR Renewal Credits: 4

12 months viewing access
Scott Gearity, President - ECTI, Inc.
Scott Gearity brings nearly 20 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 ECTI 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.

Duration: 9 hours

EAR/OFAC Export Controls e-Seminar Modules (for US Companies)

Introduction to the EAR
  • US Export Control Policy & Primary Regulations (ITAR/EAR/OFAC)
  • Roadmap to Parts of the EAR
Controlled Activities
  • Controlled Items / Activities: Commodities, Software, and Technology
  • Exports, Reexports & In-country Transfers
  • Non-US Origin Items Produced with US Origin Content or Technical Data
  • Deemed Exports and Reexports
  • Other Regulated Activities
  • Jurisdiction: EAR vs. ITAR; Which Agency Has Authority?
  • How to Classify an Item: Determining and Reading the ECCN
  • The Commerce Control List: EAR99, 600-Series, and other ECCNs
  • Order of Review
  • "Specially Designed" Definition, Exclusions & Implications
  • Requesting an Official Classification
Technology & Software Classifications
  • Determining ECCN for Technology & Software
  • Definition of "Export" for Technology and Software
  • Items Not Subject to the EAR; "Publicly Available"
  • Fundamental Research / Educational Information / Patent Applications
No License Required (NLR)
  • NLR Determination
  • Using the Commerce Country Chart
License Exceptions
  • ECCN-based License Exceptions (STA, GBS, CIV, LVS, ENC)
  • Situation-based License Exceptions (RPL, TMP, GOV)
  • Restrictions on License Exceptions
  • License Exceptions Issues for 600-Series and 9X515
  • Technical Data & Software License Exceptions (TSU, TSR, ENC, TMP, CIV)
  • Wassenaar Reporting
End-Use & End-User Controls
  • Prohibited Parties / Embargoed Countries / Proliferation Activities
  • Military End-Use/User (China, Russia, Venezuela)
  • Red Flags, EAR General Prohibitions & Antiboycott
License Applications
  • When and How to Make a License Application to BIS
  • Special Support Documents & Requirements
  • SNAP-R / Electronic Filing / License Review Process
Export Clearance
  • Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) & Automated Export System (AES)
  • Harmonized Tariff Schedule & Schedule B
  • Export Documents & Shipping
  • Special Requirements for 600-Series and 9X515
  • Destination Control Statement
Compliance Programs
  • Effective Compliance Plans & EMCP Core Elements (BIS)
  • Resources: Where Can I Go for Help?
  • Export Compliance Transaction Checklists & Automation
  • Developing a Classification Matrix
  • Areas of Frequent Compliance Breakdown
Reexports: When Do US Rules Apply Outside of the US?
  • General Guidelines & Who is Responsible for Reexport Compliance
  • Special Rules for 600-Series and 9X515 US Content
  • Foreign-made Items Incorporating US Parts or Technology
US Embargo Controls
  • Embargoed Country Destinations:
    -North Korea
  • Sanctions on Sudan, Crimea
  • Evolving Controls on Russia
EAR Export Enforcement
  • Enforcement Fines, Penalties & Case Studies
  • Subpoenas, Investigations & Voluntary Self Disclosures
  • Preventing and Coping with Violations

Supplier : e-ECTI
Event type : e-Learning
Reference : ASDE-4588