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ITAR Seminar Agenda Fall 2017

Where can I attend this seminar?

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 (EAR/ITAR/OFAC)
  • Key Governing Agencies & ITAR Compliance Resources

What Does the ITAR Control?

  • ITAR Controlled Activities
  • Technical Data Releases to Foreign Persons & Defense Services
  • Easy To Forget Licensable Transactions

Jurisdiction:  What is a “Defense Article”? (with Exercises Workshop)

  • Jurisdiction: ITAR vs. EAR
  • The New US Munitions List
  • ITAR “Specially Designed” Definition, Exclusions & Implications
  • Special Classification Issues & Commodity Jurisdiction Determinations

Registration and Empowered Official Issues

  • How to Register with the DDTC; Registration-Related Issues
  • Considerations for Designating “Empowered Officials”

ITAR Special Restrictions (with Exercises Workshop)

  • Prohibited Countries; Prohibited / Ineligible Parties
  • SME “Significant Military Equipment”
  • Highly Restricted Items / Congressional Notification Issues / Red Flags

ITAR License Exemptions (with Exercises Workshop)

  • What are Exemptions? / Excluded Items & Countries
  • Important ITAR 123.6 Exemptions
  • Canada, UK & Australia Exemptions
  • Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Exemption

ITAR Licenses

  • Licenses vs. Agreements
  • The Art of the License Application
  • D-Trade / DSP-5 Applications
  • Marketing Licenses & Foreign Person Employee Licenses

Export Control Reform & Recent Developments

  • Understanding the New Approach to US Munitions List Categories
  • Most Recent Items Shifted Off the USML
  • Existing License/Agreement Transition Rules
  • New 600 Series ECCNs from Items Shifted Off the USML
  • Changes to Important ITAR Definitions and Other Recent ITAR Developments
  • Changes to Country Policies

 

 

DAY 2


Program:  8:30 AM to 5:00 PM


ITAR Agreements (with Exercises Workshop)

  • MLAs / TAAs / Warehouse & Distribution Agreements
  • Agreement Application & Agreement Guidelines
  • Drafting the Scope of Agreements
  • Dual/Third Country National Employees
  • Sublicensing
  • Government Review Process & Checking License Status

ITAR Administration, Documents & Shipping

  • Shipping & Export Documentation
  • Freight Forwarders & Customs Brokers
  • Temporary Licenses
  • AES: Filing Electronic Export Information (EEI)
  • Wait Times & AES Responses
  • Schedule B & HTS Classification
  • Certification Requirements, Reporting Requirements & Amendments

Special ITAR Issues (with Exercises Workshop)

  • Brokering: Requirements, Registration, Prior Approval & Reporting
  • Political Contributions, Fees & Commissions
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

Technical Data (with Exercises Workshop)

  • Definition of Technical Data, Public Domain Issues & Exemptions
  • Exclusion for Basic Marketing Information
  • Exclusion for General System Description
  • Key Technical Data Exemptions

ITAR Internal Control Programs

  • Building an Effective Compliance Program
  • Licensing vs. Compliance
  • Who is Responsible?
  • Written Programs & Procedures / Record Keeping Requirements
  • Hand-Carried Shipments / Special Issues for Tech Data & Software

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