• Two Men Arrested and Charged With Illegally Exporting UAV Parts and Technology to Hizballah

    Two Men Arrested and Charged With Illegally Exporting UAV Parts and Technology to Hizballah

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

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

  • The 13th Annual Export Control Forum, March 27-28, 2018 Santa Clara, California

    The 13th Annual Export Control Forum, March 27-28, 2018 Santa Clara, California

  • Request for Public Comments Regarding Controls on Energetic Materials, Armored and Protective

    Request for Public Comments Regarding Controls on Energetic Materials, Armored and Protective "Equipment" and Military Electronics (RIN 0694-XC037)

  • Commerce Department Moves Against Illicit Iran Aircraft Network

    Commerce Department Moves Against Illicit Iran Aircraft Network

  • Addition of Certain Entities; Removal of Certain Entities; and Revisions of Entries on the Entity List

    Addition of Certain Entities; Removal of Certain Entities; and Revisions of Entries on the Entity List

  • Texas man Sentenced for Conspiring to Illegally Export Radiation Hardened Integrated Circuits to Russia and China

    Texas man Sentenced for Conspiring to Illegally Export Radiation Hardened Integrated Circuits to Russia and China

  • 2 Los Angeles-Area Men Charged with Conspiring to Illegally Obtain Technology and Computer Chips that Were Sent to China

    2 Los Angeles-Area Men Charged with Conspiring to Illegally Obtain Technology and Computer Chips that Were Sent to China

  • 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

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

  • Seiler Instrument to Pay $1.5 million in Forfeiture to the United States

    Seiler Instrument to Pay $1.5 million in Forfeiture to the United States

  • New Rule Implements President's Cuba Policy

    New Rule Implements President's Cuba Policy

  • Clarifications to the Export Administration Regulations for the Use of License Exceptions (RIN 0694-AG80)

    Clarifications to the Export Administration Regulations for the Use of License Exceptions (RIN 0694-AG80)

  • Two Men Arrested and Charged With Illegally Exporting UAV Parts and Technology to Hizballah

    Two Men Arrested and Charged With Illegally Exporting UAV Parts and Technology to Hizballah

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

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

  • The 13th Annual Export Control Forum, March 27-28, 2018 Santa Clara, California

    The 13th Annual Export Control Forum, March 27-28, 2018 Santa Clara, California

  • Request for Public Comments Regarding Controls on Energetic Materials, Armored and Protective

    Request for Public Comments Regarding Controls on Energetic Materials, Armored and Protective "Equipment" and Military Electronics (RIN 0694-XC037)

  • Commerce Department Moves Against Illicit Iran Aircraft Network

    Commerce Department Moves Against Illicit Iran Aircraft Network

  • Addition of Certain Entities; Removal of Certain Entities; and Revisions of Entries on the Entity List

    Addition of Certain Entities; Removal of Certain Entities; and Revisions of Entries on the Entity List

  • Texas man Sentenced for Conspiring to Illegally Export Radiation Hardened Integrated Circuits to Russia and China

    Texas man Sentenced for Conspiring to Illegally Export Radiation Hardened Integrated Circuits to Russia and China

  • 2 Los Angeles-Area Men Charged with Conspiring to Illegally Obtain Technology and Computer Chips that Were Sent to China

    2 Los Angeles-Area Men Charged with Conspiring to Illegally Obtain Technology and Computer Chips that Were Sent to China

  • 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

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

  • Seiler Instrument to Pay $1.5 million in Forfeiture to the United States

    Seiler Instrument to Pay $1.5 million in Forfeiture to the United States

  • New Rule Implements President's Cuba Policy

    New Rule Implements President's Cuba Policy

  • Clarifications to the Export Administration Regulations for the Use of License Exceptions (RIN 0694-AG80)

    Clarifications to the Export Administration Regulations for the Use of License Exceptions (RIN 0694-AG80)

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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

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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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WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), Office of Export Enforcement (OEE), today announced that Fokker Services B.V. ("Fokker Services"), a Netherlands-based aerospace services provider, has agreed to a $10.5 million civil settlement agreement in connection with the illegal export and re-export of aircraft parts, technology, and services to Iran and Sudan, both of which are subject to U.S. sanctions, including BIS licensing requirements. The settlement was reached as part of a global settlement involving the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

"The scope of today's global settlement with Fokker Services highlights the egregious nature of the violations and points to the commitment of OEE to pursue and prosecute those responsible no matter where they are located," said Under Secretary of Commerce Eric L. Hirschhorn. "OEE and our partner law enforcement colleagues will continue to use all means available to ensure that U.S. technology does not fall into the wrong hands."

The $10.5 million settlement with BIS also in part resolves the OFAC allegations. Under a deferred prosecution agreement entered into with the Department of Justice, the company is forfeiting an additional $10.5 million.

BIS has charged Fokker Services with 253 separate violations of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), including for the export or reexport of items controlled for national security, missile technology and antiterrorism purposes. The charges include transactions involving Iranian military end users and violations of the terms of a temporary denial order in force at the time against Iran Air. The charges result from an investigation by OEE, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Defense Criminal Investigative Service, and Homeland Security Investigations, that uncovered numerous violations that occurred between 2005 and 2010. The investigation found that Fokker Services systematically engaged in activity to avoid detection by U.S. investigators by taking steps to conceal the ultimate destination of the transactions.

Fokker Services is based in the Netherlands and is a subsidiary of Fokker Technologies Holding B.V., a manufacturing and technical services company also based in the Netherlands. Fokker Services had three subsidiaries: Fokker Aircraft Services, B.V., based in the Netherlands; Fokker Services Asia Pte. Ltd., based in Singapore; and Fokker Services, Inc., based in Atlanta, Georgia. Since 2010, Fokker Services has ceased all business with sanctioned countries and has implemented a new compliance program. Under the settlement, Fokker Services accepts and acknowledges responsibility for its conduct and that of its employees. The settlement is subject to final review and approval by the Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement.

BIS controls exports and reexports of commodities, technology, and software for reasons of national security, missile technology, nuclear non-proliferation, chemical and biological weapons non-proliferation, crime control, regional stability, foreign policy and anti-terrorism. Criminal penalties and administrative sanctions can be imposed for violations of the Export Administration Regulations. For more information, please visit www.bis.doc.gov.

 

 

 

   
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