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EAR / OFAC Controls on Non-US Transactions Agenda

(2 Day Seminar)     Where can I attend this seminar?

Day 1

REGISTRATION:

 8:30 - 9:00

 

PROGRAM: 

 9:00 - 17:00

Day 2

PROGRAM:

 9:00 - 17:00

 

Introduction to the Export Administration Regulations

  • US Export Control Policies & Key Control Concepts

  • Comparison to International Regimes & Extraterritoriality of Rules

  • Primary US Export Control Regulations

    • Export Administration Regulations (EAR)

    • International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

    • Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Sanctions Regulations

EAR Controls

  • STEP 1: Controls on US Persons & US Subsidiary Activities

  • STEP 2: Sensitive US Content Always Subject to Controls

    • 600-Series and 9X515 ECCNs Sensitive Content

    • United States Munitions List (USML) Content

    • Foreign Direct Products of US Technology

  • STEP 3: US Content De Minimis Rules

    • De Minimis Calculations for Hardware, Software, and Technology

    • Rule of Second Incorporation

    • Software Bundling & Technology Reports

    • “Publicly Available” Software & Technology

  • STEP 4: Export Control Classification

    • EAR, Commerce Control List, and ECCNs

    • Meaning of “Specially Designed”

    • Understanding EAR99

    • Technology & Software Classification

    • Working with US Suppliers for Classifications

  • STEP 5: “No License Required” Determination

  • STEP 6: License Exceptions

    • Understanding Country Groups

    • Restrictions on Using Exceptions

    • ECCN-based License Exceptions (GBS, CIV, LVS, ENC)

    • Situation-based License Exceptions (STA, RPL, TMP, GOV, APR)

    • Technology & Software License Exceptions (TSU, TSR, ENC, TMP, CIV)

  • STEP 7: End-Use and End-User Controls

    • Prohibited Parties; Embargoed Countries; Proliferation Activities

    • Red Flags

    • China, Russia, & Venezuela Military End-Use/User Rule

    • Other Military End-Use/User Restrictions

    • General Prohibitions

    • Antiboycott

    • Applying for a Bureau of Industry & Security License

Sanctions

  • Office of Foreign Assets Control

  • OFAC Embargoed Countries: Cuba, Iran, North Korea & Syria

  • OFAC Licensing & Approval Policies

  • Other OFAC Sanctions Programs

  • US Sanctions on Russia, the Crimea Region of Ukraine, and Sudan

  • Specially Designated Nationals

Compliance Programs

  • Considerations & Procedural Approaches

    • Internal & External Compliance Resources

  • USG Compliance Program Recommendations & BIS Core Elements

    • Management Commitment

    • Risk Assessment

    • Formal Written Compliance Program

    • Ongoing Compliance Training & Awareness

    • Compliance Throughout the Export Cycle

    • Recordkeeping Regulatory Requirements

    • Compliance Monitoring & Audits

Export Control Reform & Recent Events

  • Latest ECR Regulatory Changes

    • Existing License & Agreement Transition Rules

  • Other Recent Developments in the EAR

  • Recent OFAC Sanctions Updates

EAR & OFAC Export Enforcement

  • How US Rules are Enforced Outside the US

    • US Export Enforcement Agencies

  • Statutory & Other Penalties

  • Enforcement Case Studies

  • Preventing Violations

  • Voluntary Self-Disclosures to the US Government