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ITAR Controls on Non-US Transactions Agenda

(2 Day Seminar)     Where can I attend this seminar?

Day 1


 8:30 - 9:00



 9:00 - 17:00

Day 2


 9:00 - 17:00


ITAR Overview

  • US Export Control and Defense Trade Policy; Compliance Resources & Information

  • Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC)

  • Arms Export Control Act (AECA)

  • International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

Controlled Items & Activities

  • ITAR-Controlled Items

    •    Defense Articles; Technical Data; Defense Services

    •    United States Munitions List (USML) & Identifying ITAR vs. EAR Controlled Items

    •    The Meaning of “Specially Designed”

    •    Significant Military Equipment (SME)

    •    Commodity Jurisdiction (CJ) Requests

    •    Controls on Non-US-Origin Items Containing US-Origin Content

    •    Controls on Non-US Items Produced Using US Technology

  • ITAR-Controlled Activities

    •    US Exports, Retransfers, & Reexports; Brokering of Defense Articles

    •    Manufacturing of Defense Articles Outside the US

    •    Name Changes, Mergers, & Acquisitions

  • Prohibited Countries & Nationals

ITAR Licenses

  • Types of DDTC Licenses and Supporting the US Exporter’s Licensing Efforts

  • General Correspondence (GC) & Retransfer Approvals for Non-US Companies

Agreements and US Government Approval

  • Technical Assistance Agreements (TAAs)

  • Manufacturing License Agreements (MLAs)

  • Warehouse and Distribution Agreements (WDAs)

  • Structuring Agreements; Licensees and Sublicensees

  • Dual and Third Country Nationals

    •    Options for Authorization; Exemption for Employees; NDA
         Requirements US Government Approval

    •    Approved Licenses & Provisos; Changes After Approval

    •    End Use Checks

    •    Application Processing & Expedited Licensing Programs

ITAR Exemptions & Exclusions

  • Exemptions Available to US Exporters

  • NATO+ Retransfer Exemption

  • Country Based Exemptions: Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom

  • Public Domain and Basic Marketing Information Exclusions

Special Issues

  • Exporting Defense Articles to the US

    •    Permanent and Temporary Imports into the US (Including Repairs)

  • Brokering; “Who is a Broker?”; Brokering Activities

    •    Prior Approvals & Reporting

  • Extra-Territorial Application; Political Contributions, Fees, & Commissions

Enforcement of the ITAR

  • Enforcement Agencies & Methods; Fines & Penalties; Disclosures

  • Enforcement Case Studies

Export Control Reform (ECR) & Recent Developments

  • ECR Background & Objectives

  • Latest List Shifts: Military Items Changing from ITAR to EAR Jurisdiction

  • License Transition Rules and Transition Process

  • Other Recent and Significant Changes to the ITAR

ITAR Compliance Programs

  • Key Elements, Considerations, & Procedural Approaches

  • Risk Assessment & US Government Program Recommendations