The Bureau of Industry and Security

Co-sponsored by: The District Export Council of Southern California




“Complying with U.S. Export Controls”


April 25-26, 2018

Newport Beach, California

This 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 goods. 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; Export Management Compliance Program (EMCP) concepts; 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 own company's export activities. This one-of-a-kind program is well suited for those who need a comprehensive understanding of their obligations under the EAR.

Continuing legal education credit (MCLE) is available, and varies with the length of each seminar, for California State Bar members.



About the Instructors

The instructors are experienced export policy specialists, and enforcement personnel from BIS's field offices. The instructors will be available throughout the seminar to answer your questions.


The program will be held at the Duke Hotel Newport Beach, 4500 MacArthur Boulevard Newport Beach, California 92660. Registration will begin at 7:30am on April 25, 2018. The program will begin at 8:30am on April 25, 2018, ending at 4:30pm on both days.    



Click here for online hotel reservations, or make your reservations directly with the Duke Hotel- Newport Beach by calling (949) 476-2001. The Duke Hotel is offering a special conference rate of $173.00 per night for seminar attendees. This special rate is offered until April 10, 2018.



Click here for online seminar registration. The seminar registration fee is $500 per person. The fee includes continental breakfast, coffee breaks, lunch on both full days, and conference materials. The registration fee is non-refundable after April 8, 2018.

For questions or information regarding registration and payments, please contact the U.S. Commercial Service Export Assistance Center at (949) 660-1688 or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Other Questions?

For more information or questions on the topics to be covered, please call the BIS Western Regional Office at (949) 660-0144, (408) 998-8806, or by email.










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