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    Russian Sanctions: Addition of Certain Entities to the Entity List (0694-AH48)

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  • Miami-Dade County Residents Sentenced for Conspiracy to Illegally Export Prohibited Articles to Syria in Violation of U.S. Export Control Laws

    Miami-Dade County Residents Sentenced for Conspiracy to Illegally Export Prohibited Articles to Syria in Violation of U.S. Export Control Laws

  • Staten Island Lawyer and Three Others Charged in Fraud, Kidnapping and Extortion Scheme

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February 6-7, San Diego, CA

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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 re-export without applying for a license; export clearance procedures and record keeping requirements. 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 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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February 21-22, Miami, FL

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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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March 7-8, Portland, OR

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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 re-export without applying for a license; export clearance procedures and record keeping requirements. 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 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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March 20-21, Nashville, TN

Complying with U.S. Export Controls

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 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; 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 program is well suited for those who need a comprehensive understanding of their obligations under the EAR.  Technical, policy, and enforcement professionals from BIS, as well as specialists from other agencies such as the Bureau of the Census, will participate.

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March 22, Nashville, TN

NashvilleHow to Build an Export Compliance Program

Developing and maintaining an export compliance program is highly recommended to ensure that export transactions comply with the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and to prevent export control violations.  This one-day workshop provides an overview of the steps a company may take to implement an internal Export Compliance Program.  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, 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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March 27-28, 2018 Santa Clara, CA

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Interested to hear the latest changes to U.S. export controls affecting your international operations?  Want to meet with key policy, technical, and enforcement specialists from Washington D.C. intimately involved in export controls?   Here’s your opportunity-- in a convenient west coast location!

This year’s Export Control Forum will feature experts from the principal U.S export control agencies.  Topics to be covered include U.S. embargoes and sanctions, encryption, identifying and protecting emerging technologies, the latest information on transfers from the U.S. Munitions List to the Commerce Control List, updates to the Foreign Trade Regulations, export compliance best practices, and much more.

As in years past, the Forum will include a networking opportunity at the close of the first day, where participants may interact with the speakers and other attendees in a more congenial environment.

This year, BIS will hold separate breakout sessions on Day Two of the Forum to cover specialized material in greater depth.   Continuing legal education credit (MCLE) is available, and varies with the length of each seminar, for California State Bar members.

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April 4-5, Des Moines, IA

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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 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; 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 program is well suited for those who need a comprehensive understanding of their obligations under the EAR.  Technical, policy, and enforcement professionals from BIS, as well as specialists from other agencies such as the Bureau of the Census, will participate.

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April 11-12, Denver, CO

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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 re-export 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 and Colorado State Bar members.

 

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The Bureau of Industry and Security
Western Regional Office

Presents

The 8th Annual Export Control Forum

February 25-26, 2013
Newport Beach, California

The Export Control Forum is a one-and-a-half day program dedicated to bringing the business community up-to-speed on the latest initiatives underway in the export control field, including the latest developments in the Export Control Reform initiative.

Over the day-and-a half program, you will hear key policy management, technical, legal, and enforcement personnel from the Bureau of Industry and Security and other relevant agencies provide detailed information on recent changes and those contemplated.  Day one will conclude with a networking reception, offering you the opportunity to mingle and discuss issues of concern with the presenters and other participants.  On day two, we will continue in plenary session; there will be no breakout sessions as in previous years.

For those of you who have requested an Update-like offering on the west coast, this is it!  The streamlined day-and-a-half format is intended to provide a lot of value in a package that fits into your busy schedule.

Location/time

The Export Control Forum will be held February 25-26, 2013 at the Radisson Hotel, located at 4545 MacArthur Boulevard, Newport Beach, CA 92660.  Registration and continental breakfast will begin at 7:00 AM on day one.  The Forum sessions will run from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.  The day will conclude with a reception from 5:15 PM to 7:15 PM.  Day two will commence with a continental breakfast at 7:00 AM.  The event concludes at noon on Tuesday.

Agenda – Day One February 25, 2013

7:30am-8:30am
  Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:30am-8:40am
  Welcome
8:40am-9:10am
  Keynote
  Matt Borman, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Export Administration
9:10am-10:15am
  Export Control Reform: The Interagency Perspective
  Bernie Kritzer, Director of Exporter Services
  Michael Laychak, Licensing Director, Defense Technology Security Administration
  Invited, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls
10:15am-10:45am
  Break
10:45am-12:00pm
  Export Control Reform: Regulatory Elements
  Hillary Hess, Director, Regulatory Policy Division
  Tim Mooney, Senior Export Policy Analyst, Regulatory Policy Division
  Joe Cortez, Chief, Regulations, Outreach & Education Branch, Bureau of the Census
12:00pm-1:15pm
  Lunch
1:15pm-2:15pm
  Embargoes and Sanctions: Recent Developments
  Alan Christian, Senior Export Policy Analyst, Foreign Policy Division
  Yamam Fadl, Senior Sanctions Advisor for Compliance Programs, OFAC
2:15pm-3:15pm
  Encryption
  Randy Wheeler, Director Information Technology Division
3:15pm-3:45pm
  Break
3:45pm-5:00pm
  Export Control Data: Data Mining for Compliance
  Teresa Telesco, Senior Trade and Industry Analyst, Office of Technology Evaluation
  Joe Cortez, Chief, Regulations, Outreach & Education Branch, Bureau of the Census
5:15pm-7:15pm
  Reception

Agenda – Day Two February 26, 2013

7:30am-8:30am
  Continental Breakfast
8:30am-10:15am
  Export Enforcement Keynote and Panel
  David Mills, Assistant Secretary of Export Enforcement
  Douglas Hassebrock, Director, Office of Export Enforcement
  Ned Weant, Director, Office of Antiboycott Compliance
  Kevin Kurland, Director, Office of Enforcement Analysis
10:15am-10:45am
  Break
10:45am-12:00pm
  Wrap up Panel with Open Q&A
  Conference Panelists

Registration

Advance registration is required. The fee for early registration is $525.00 per person from December 13, 2012 – February 15, 2013.  The fee for late registration is $550.00 per person from February 16, 2013 – February 20, 2013.  The fee includes continental breakfast, breaks, lunch, and training materials. Click here for online registration via credit card or check payments.

Make checks payable to the U.S. Department of Commerce and include “96B2331” in the memo section of your check.  Mail checks to the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, 2302 Martin Street, Suite 330, Irvine, CA 92612.  All mailed registrations (check payments) must be postmarked no later than February 11, 2013.  All cancellations prior to February 16, 2013 will be assessed a $50.00 cancellation fee.  No refunds after February 16, 2013. 

Accommodations

The Radisson Newport Beach Hotel is offering a $125 rate for Forum attendees. This special rate will apply starting Friday, February 22, 2013 (for those wishing to arrive early), through the night of Wednesday, February 27, 2013, checking out Thursday morning February 28, 2013.  Please make your lodging reservation directly with the hotel by calling (949) 833-0570, or click here to make hotel reservations online.  The promotional code is “BIS” for the discounted rate.

The Radisson Newport Beach Hotel is conveniently located near Orange County’s John Wayne Airport and offers free airport shuttle service. 

Exhibit Table Space Registration

BIS will offer opportunities for organizations to exhibit their products or services at the Forum.  The exhibit table fee is $1,500.00 (unchanged from last year) and includes one admission ticket to the event. Table space location will be assigned after payment is received.  Space is limited and select locations go quickly. For more information on exhibit opportunities, please contact Deborah Golden at the Western Regional Office, (949) 660-0144 ext. 110, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Other Questions?

We will post additional information as it becomes available. For questions, please call the BIS Western Regional Office at (949) 660-0144, or (408) 998-8806, or click here.

   
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