• Control

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  • Entity

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  • Addition

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    Cuba: Restricting Additional Exports and Reexports

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April 15-16, 2020 Harrisburg, PA

Postponed

The health, safety, and wellbeing of our team and all Americans is our top priority.  We have been closely monitoring the updates about the COVID-19 coronavirus.  Out of an abundance of caution, BIS has decided to postpone the “Complying with Export Controls” seminar in Harrisburg, PA on April 15-16, 2020.  We are grateful to our co-sponsor for this event, the World Trade Center Harrisburg, and appreciate all of the effort membership put into preparations.  

As BIS places a high value on the benefits of export control outreach education and interaction with our stakeholders, we aim to reschedule the seminar in the near future.  We will announce the date and details of the program as they become available.    

For more information on coronavirus, please visit: cdc.gov/covid19.

 

April 28 - 29 Irvine, CA

irvine caApril 28-29, Complying with U.S. Export Controls

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.


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May 19-20, 2020 Charleston, SC

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May 19-20, Charleston, SC

Complying with U.S. Export Controls

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, and other items subject to the EAR.  We will focus on what items and activities are subject to the EAR, how to determine your export control classification number (ECCN), steps to take to determine the export licensing requirements for your item, when you can export or reexport without applying for a license, export clearance procedures, and record keeping requirements.

 

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May 21, 2020 Charleston, SC

Charleston SC IMG 1082

May 21, Charleston, SC

How to Build an Export Compliance Program

How to Build an Export Compliance Program is a one-day workshop that provides an overview of the steps a company may take to implement an internal Export Compliance Program.  Developing and maintaining an export compliance program is highly recommended to ensure that export transactions comply with the EAR, and to prevent export control violations.  Agenda topics include guidance on how to establish an Export Compliance Program, strategies to enhance your company’s compliance program, how to avoid common compliance errors, and how to build a solid framework for your company’s compliance program.  This program includes small group discussion, hands-on exercises, and compliance peer networking, and provides a written example of an export compliance program as well as the Office of Exporter Services January, 2018 revised Export Compliance Guidelines to assist in developing your compliance program.  Recommended prerequisite:  Complying with U.S. Export Controls or equivalent experience.

 

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May 27-28, 2020 Scottsdale, AZ

Scottsdale AZ 1May 27-28, Complying with U.S. Export Controls 

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. 

 

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June 4-5, 2020 Seattle, WA

Seattle WAJune 4-5, 2020 Seattle, WA

Complying with U.S. Export Controls

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 under these regulations.  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.

 

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June 23-24, 2020 Boston, MA

Boston Seminar June 2020June 23-24, 2020 Complying with U.S. Export Controls

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; how to determine your export control classification number (ECCN); steps to take to determine the export licensing requirements for your item; when you can export or reexport without applying for a license; export clearance procedures; and record keeping requirements.
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June 25, 2020 Boston, MA

Boston Seminar June 2020June 25, 2020 How to Build an Export Compliance Program

How to Build an Export Compliance Program is a one-day workshop that provides an overview of the steps a company may take to implement an internal Export Compliance Program.  Developing and maintaining an export compliance program is highly recommended to ensure that export transactions comply with the EAR, and to prevent export control violations.  Agenda topics include guidance on how to establish an Export Compliance Program, strategies to enhance your company’s compliance program, how to avoid common compliance errors, and how to build a solid framework for your company’s compliance program.  This program includes small group discussion, hands-on exercises, and compliance peer networking, and provides a written example of an export compliance program as well as the Office of Exporter Services January, 2017 revised Export Compliance Guidelines to assist in developing your compliance program.  Recommended prerequisite:  Essentials of U.S. Export Controls or Complying with U.S. Export Controls or equivalent experience.
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July 14-15, 2020 Louisville, KY

louisville kyJuly 14-15, 2020 Complying with U.S. Export Controls

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; how to determine your export control classification number (ECCN); steps to take to determine the export licensing requirements for your item; when you can export or reexport without applying for a license; export clearance procedures; and record keeping requirements.
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The Bureau of Industry and Security’s (BIS’s) Office of Technology Evaluation (OTE) analyzes the foreign availability of controlled products and technologies. Following the procedures in  Part 768 of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), U.S. exporters may submit a claim supported by evidence of foreign availability, which, if assessed and determined positively by the U.S. Department of Commerce, could lead to a revision of existing controls for a commodity or technical data controlled by the EAR. A Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) may also request that BIS initiate a Foreign Availability Assessment.

OTE conducts Foreign Availability Assessments on behalf of the Secretary of Commerce. The Export Administration Act of 1979, as amended, (EAA), and Part 768 of the EAR authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to conduct Foreign Availability Assessments to examine and evaluate the effectiveness of U.S. Export Controls on certain items that are controlled for national security reasons under the EAR. Foreign availability exists for a national-security controlled item when a non-U.S. origin item of comparable quality is foreign available, and in sufficient quantities, such that the U.S. export controls on that item would be rendered ineffective. To assess comparable quality, OTE would consider the similarity of the non-U.S.-origin items to its U.S.-origin counterparts in function, technical approach, performance thresholds, maintainability, and service life. As part of the assessment process, OTE considers data and recommendations submitted by the Departments of Defense and State and other relevant departments and agencies, TACs, and industry.

The program is designed to involve the business community directly in assessing and maintaining appropriate levels of control to reduce burdens of licensing where export controls have become ineffective due to the foreign availability of specific items.

Links:

Q&A Guidance on Foreign Availability Assessments

9/8/2014 - Notice of Initiation of a Foreign Availability Assessment: Anisotropic Plasma Dry Etching Equipment

2/9/2015 - Notice of Foreign Availability Determination: Anisotropic Plasma Dry Etching Equipment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

Website notice:

The health, safety, and wellbeing of our team and all Americans is our top priority. We have been closely monitoring the updates about the COVID-19 coronavirus. Out of an abundance of caution, BIS has decided to postpone the “Complying with Export Controls” seminar in Harrisburg, PA on April 15-16, 2020. We are grateful to our co-sponsor for this event, the World Trade Center Harrisburg, and appreciate all of the effort membership put into preparations.

As BIS places a high value on the benefits of export control outreach education and interaction with our stakeholders, we aim to reschedule the seminar in the near future. We will announce the date and details of the program as they become available.  

For more information on coronavirus, please visit: cdc.gov/covid19.

 

   
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