Day 1**

Registration: 8:00 AM
Program: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM


Overview of US Export Controls

  • US Export Control Policy & Primary Regulations (ITAR/EAR/OFAC)
  • Key Governing Agencies & ITAR Compliance Resources

ITAR Controlled Activities

  • Exports, Reexports, and Retransfers
  • Technical Data Releases to Foreign Persons
  • Defense Services
  • Temporary Imports & Other Controlled Activities
  • Prohibited Countries & Ineligible Parties

Controlled Items with Exercises Workshop

  • Jurisdiction: ITAR vs. EAR; Definition of “Defense Article”
  • The US Munitions List & “Order of Review”
  • “Specially Designed” & Special Classification Issues
  • Commodity Jurisdiction Determinations

Technical Data with Exercises Workshop

  • Technical Data in the ITAR & Software Directly Related to Defense Articles
  • Public Domain Information

Registration and Empowered Officials

  • Registration Requirement & How to Register with DDTC
  • Obligations of Registrants
  • Considerations for Designating “Empowered Officials”

Exemptions with Exercises Workshop

  • What are Exemptions? / Excluded Items & Countries
  • Public Shows; Temporary Imports Exemptions
  • Technical Data Exemptions; Allies Maintenance Exemption
  • Canada, UK & Australia Exemptions
  • US Government Exemptions; Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Exemption

Licenses

  • Licenses vs. Agreements
  • The Art of the License Application
  • DTrade / DSP-5 Applications
  • Marketing & Foreign Person Employment Licenses
  • License Amendments

**timing and order of presentations subject to change

DAY 2**


Program: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM


Agreements with Exercises Workshop

  • Manufacturing License Agreements and Technical Assistance Agreements
  • Agreement Application & Agreement Guidelines
  • Scoping Agreements
  • Sublicensing
  • Dual/Third Country National Employees
  • Handling Hardware in Agreements
  • Warehouse & Distribution Agreements
  • Agreement Amendments
  • Government Review Process
  • Congressional Notification
  • Checking License Status
  • Expedited Licensing Programs

Administration

  • Destination Control Statement
  • Automated Export System: Filing Electronic Export Information (EEI)
  • Routed Export Transactions, Schedule B & HTS Classification
  • Working with Agents:  Freight Forwarders & Customs Brokers
  • Export Clearance Requirements for Hardware, Tech Data, and Defense Services
  • Exemptions Recordkeeping & Agreement Administration

Compliance Programs

  • Building an Effective Compliance Program: Models & Structure
  • Licensing vs. Compliance; Who is Responsible?
  • Key Elements of a Program
  • Written Programs & Procedures / Recordkeeping Requirements

Export Control Reform & Recent Developments

  • ECR and Existing License/Agreement Transition Rules
  • Latest ECR Regulatory Changes
  • Other Recent Developments in the ITAR

Special ITAR Issues with Exercises Workshop

  • Brokering: Requirements, Registration, Prior Approval & Reporting
  • Political Contributions, Fees & Commissions

ITAR Enforcement

  • Enforcing Agencies: US Customs & Border Protection
  • Enforcement Methods, Fines & Penalties
  • What Constitutes an ITAR Violation?
  • Personal Liability for Civil Penalties
  • Subpoenas, Investigations & Voluntary Self-Disclosure Considerations
  • Case Studies:  Recent Enforcement & Audit Actions

**timing and order of presentations subject to change