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Northwest Trade Compliance Conference
Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 9:00 AM to Thursday, August 12, 2021, 12:30 PM PDT
Category: Training

Northwest Trade Compliance Conference - EAR, ITAR & BEYOND

WHEN: August 10, 11& 12 2021
9:00AM - 12:30PM (PT, each day)

WHERE: Online via Zoom

ATTENDEE FEE:  $185 per person. PNDC Members login to save $40 off this price

If you are registering a group of 4 or more, use discount code GROUP to save $30 off each registration.
  

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This annual program covers updates and advice to assist Northwest companies in complying with the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and other related trade controls.

Topics will include:

  • Updates directly from regulatory agency leaders
  • Real world advice from experienced trade compliance lawyers
  • Updates on recent changes in customs enforcement, new tariffs & how world tensions are impacting these regulations
  • Peer to peer advice on managing an export compliance program

Content will be appropriate for those with some knowledge of trade compliance programs. If you are new to export compliance, attendees will be provided a link to recorded foundational information to review before the program.

Attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance that maybe used as evidence of your training in support of your export compliance program or for continuing education credit for various accreditations (subject to approval of accrediting body)

 

Agenda Highlights


August 10

  • International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) Updates and Overview – hear directly from Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, U.S. Department of State
    Chris Weil, Senior Technical Advisor, Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, U.S. Department of State 
  • Export Control Reform: Moving from USML to CCL
    Marcia King, Manager, Customer Relations Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • Trade Enforcement Panel – hear directly from those agencies that enforce export and import laws. Learn how to engage with them and what to do if something goes wrong
    • Stephen Vissel, Asst Special Agent in Charge, Homeland Security Investigations
    • Joseph Ponzetti, Group Supervisor, Federal Bureau of Investigations                   
    • Bureau of Industry and Security

August 11

  • Export Administration Regulations (EAR) updates and overview – hear directly from Bureau of Industry & Security, U.S. Department of Commerce and ask your questions
    Richard Sylvestri, Export Administration Specialist, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Peer Panel – hear practical tips on managing common trade compliance topics such as,
    • Advice for dealing with non-U.S. persons
    • Securing data while traveling
    • Compliance within the sales process
  • What's new and in the news – updates, changes and predictions based on up to the minute news
  • Emerging technologies regulations
    Richard Sylvestri, Export Administration Specialist, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce

August 12

  • Overview and updates on U.S. sanctions and embargoes
    Timothy Smith, Senior Enforcement Officer, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) U.S. Treasury Department
  • US and China Trade Relations:
    Larry Ward and Nelson Dong, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
    • Supply chain considerations
    • Current news and predictions
    • Considerations with Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States
      Timothy Smith, Senior Enforcement Officer, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) U.S. Treasury Department
  • Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States - A Case Study 
    Akana Ma, Buchalter 

 

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Larry Ward and  Nelson Dong, Dorsey