Avoid significant penalties for violating the complex and constantly-changing US export control and sanctions regime.
This topic will provide an overview of the complex framework governing US export controls and sanctions laws and regulations and the steps necessary for US companies to comply with these laws and regulations.
Mr. Jacobson will cover a wide range of topics, including the US Export Administration Regulations (EAR) administered and enforced by the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) administered and enforced by the State Department's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC).
The content provides an overview on how to determine which agency governs the export of goods, software, and technology from the US, whether the export of goods, software or technology requires an export license and the various restrictions on destinations and end-users. This topic also describes the numerous changes made to US export controls on defense items and parts as a result of the US Export Control Reform effort.
In addition, the material provides an overview of the numerous sanctions regulations administered and enforced by the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) as well as discussing the issues associated with screening parties against various restricted party screening lists, including OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List and the restricted party screening list administered by BIS.
- You will be able to review the various agencies that administer and enforce US export control and sanctions laws.
- You will be able to explain the importance of the US restricted party lists and restricted party screening.
- You will be able to discuss the rationale for US export controls and sanctions laws.
- You will be able to identify which goods, software, and technology may be controlled for export and the related licensing requirements.
This Live Webinar Covers These Hot Issues:
- Overview of the US Export Controls and Sanctions Regimes and Agencies
- Export Controls Jurisdiction and Order of Review
- The International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and State Department's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC)
- The Export Administration Regulations and Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)
- US Sanctions Compliance and Enforcement and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
- Anti-Boycott Compliance
- Complying With US Export Controls and Sanctions Laws and Best Practices
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Douglas N. Jacobson, Jacobson Burton Kelley PLLC
- Founding partner of the Washington, DC-based international trade law firm of Jacobson Burton Kelley PLLC
- More than 25 years of experience representing a wide range of U.S. and non-U.S. companies on export control and international trade issues and serves as principal outside international trade counsel to a number of U.S. and non U.S.-based multinational financial institutions and companies in the electronic, manufacturing, chemical, defense, medical, oil and gas, aerospace and software sectors
- Assists companies in understanding and navigating the complex rules set forth in the U.S. Export Administration Regulations, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and the various sanctions regulations administered by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control
- Served as the BIS and OFAC approved independent auditor in one of the largest criminal and civil export controls and sanctions enforcement cases brought by those agencies
- Frequent speaker on export controls and sanctions matters and is the author of a number of articles on international trade compliance topics
- J.D. degree, the American University’s Washington College of Law; B.A degree, the University of Texas at Austin
- Can be contacted at 202-431-2407 or firstname.lastname@example.org