• U.S. Commerce Department Expands Export Restrictions Aimed at Russia’s Defense Sector

  • Remarks by Deputy Secretary Bruce Andrews at the BIS Update Conference

  • Russian Oil Industry Sanctions and Addition of Person to the Entity List August 1, 2014.

  • Remarks by White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough at the BIS Update Conference

  • U.S. Commerce Department Expands Export Restrictions on Russia - 7/29/2014

  • Remarks of Eric L. Hirschhorn - Update 2014 Conference

  • The Bureau of Industry and Security Presents Update 2014 July 29-31, 2014 Washington, D.C

  • "Don't Let This Happen To You" July 2014.

  • Commerce Department Announces Further Expansion of Export Restrictions on Russia July 16, 2014

  • BIS adds 29 persons in 4 foreign locations to the Unverified List (UVL). The UVL imposes certain conditions on exports, reexports, and transfers to listed persons June 16, 2014.

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September 30, 2014 - October 1, 2014 Washington, DC

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The two-day program is led by BIS's professional counseling staff and provides an in-depth examination of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The program will cover the information exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements on commercial as well as some military items. We will focus on what items and activities are subject to the EAR; steps to take to determine the export licensing requirements for your item; how to determine your export control classification number (ECCN); when you can export or reexport without applying for a license; export clearance procedures and record keeping requirements; and real life examples in applying this information. Presenters will conduct a number of "hands-on" exercises that will prepare you to apply the regulations to your company's export activities. This program is well suited for those who need a comprehensive understanding of their obligations under the EAR.

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October 2, 2014, Washington, DC

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This one day training course is designed to provide in-depth exposure to core elements of the Export Control Reform (ECR) initiative. Regulatory, compliance, and engineering officers will provide training on the key elements ranging from licensing issues to "specially designed" and license exceptions such as use of the Strategic Trade Authorization. The course will focus on new and different compliance requirements. This course will be useful to defense exporters with relatively limited exposure to the regulatory requirements of the Export Administration Regulations, and to exporters who now will be able to support U.S. military items without incurring International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) liability.

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The registration fee for the "Essentials of Export Controls" seminar is $225.00 per person. The registration fee to attend both this seminar and "Export Control Reform" on May 22nd is $429.00. The fee includes continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunches and materials for the entire seminar. Registration fees are nonrefundable after May 12, 2014. Substitutions may be made at any time by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .To guarantee placement for the BIS seminar: Click here to register. If registering and paying by check, make your check payable to UTSA and mail to UTSA, 501 W Cesar E Chavez Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78207.

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For more information or questions on the topics to be covered, please contact BIS's Outreach and Educational Services Division at (202) 482-6031 or by email