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ITAR Defense Trade Control e-Seminar Modules

Introduction to Defense Trade Controls

  • Key Governing Agencies
  • ITAR Compliance Resources

What Does the ITAR Control?

  • ITAR Controlled Activities 
  • Release to Foreign Persons
  • Defense Service Issues
  • Easy To Forget Licensable Transactions

Jurisdiction:  What is a “Defense Article”?

  • Jurisdiction:  EAR vs. ITAR
  • The New US Munitions List
  • How to Read New USML Categories
  • ITAR "Specially Designed" Definition & 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

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

ITAR License Exemptions

  • What are Exemptions?
  • Excluded Items & Countries
  • Important ITAR 123-16 Exemptions
  • The Canadian Exemptions
  • UK & Australia Exemptions
  • Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Exemption

ITAR Licenses

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

ITAR Agreements

  • MLAs / TAAs / Warehouse & Distribution Agreements
  • Agreement Application
  • Agreement Guidelines
  • Drafting the Technical Scope for Agreements
  • Dual/Third Country National Employees
  • Sublicenses
  • Government Review Process & Checking License Status
  • DDTC Authorizations Options Across Proram Phases

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

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

Technical Data

  • Definition of Technical Data
  • Exclusion for Basic Marketing Information
  • Exclusion for General System Description
  • Public Domain Issues
  • 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
  • Customizing Procedures to Match Your Situation
  • 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
  • Responding to Subpoenas & Investigations
  • If You Find a Violation...
  • Voluntary Self-Disclosure Considerations
  • Case Studies:  Recent Enforcement & Audit Actions