Seminar Agenda

8:00 - 8:30 am:  Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30 am - 4:30 pm:  WORKSHOP, Lunch & Refreshment Breaks

Mastering and Applying Export Control Reform Rules:

  •      “Specially Designed” in the EAR and ITAR
  •      New and Revised USML Categories
  •      New ECCNs including .x and .y paragraphs
  •      Order of Review for USML and ECCN Classification
  •      Exporting EAR 600 Series Military Items under License Exception STA
  •      License and Agreement Transition Rules and Strategies
  •      Other Key Regulatory Changes and Updates
  •      Implementing Reform in Your Compliance Programs and Procedures
  •      Exercise:  Applying the New Rules

Enforcement Reality Check

Department of Commerce Export Enforcement Update  

  •        New Enforcement Challenges for Military Items
  •        Enforcement Countries and Technologies of Concern
  •        Enforcement Priorities & Methods
  •        Holding Individuals Responsible for Their Actions
  •        Advice to Export Compliance Professionals

It’s Bound to Happen (and Probably Already Has):  Handling Violations / Discovery of Potential Violations

  •        Who Do You Get Involved?
  •        Assessment and Investigation
  •        Corrective Actions
  •        To Disclose, or Not to Disclose?
  •        Effective Disclosures
  •        Managing Disclosures
  •        Violation Risk Levels Based on Aggravating and Mitigating Factors

Interactive Export Enforcement Workshop


8:00 - 8:30 am:  Continental Breakfast
8:30 am - 4:30 pm:  WORKSHOP, Lunch & Refreshment Breaks

Best Practices to Take Your Compliance Program to the Next Level

  • Getting the Best Return on Investment with Your Compliance Resources
    • Risk Assessment Based Resource Allocation
    • Identifying Activities Requiring Compliance Procedures
  • Your Management’s Commitment of Resources
    • Strategies for Obtaining Resources        
    • Allies to Help You Obtain Resources
  • Organizational Structure:  Where and How Does Compliance Fit and Who Does It?
  • Best Practices Procedures
    • Record Keeping Priorities and Improvements
    • Technical Data, Global Engineering Collaboration and Innovation, Deemed Exports
  • Vetting Your Business Partners and Obtaining and Analyzing End Use Information
  • Best Practices for Multi-Level Training throughout Your Company
  • Compliance Auditing Practices that Produce Enhanced Compliance
  • Finding and Using Compliance Tools

A Tale of Two Companies:  Interactive Workshop to Assess Risks, Assess Existing Compliance, and Create a Plan for Implementing Practical and Cost-Effective Compliance Program Enhancements



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