EAR/OFAC Export Controls e-Seminar (for US Companies)


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Introduction to Export Controls

  • US Export Control Policy
  • Primary US Export Regulations (EAR/ITAR/OFAC)

Controlled Items & Activities

  • What is Subject to Controls?
    • Hardware, Software, Technology, Technical Data
    • Reexports
    • Intra-Country Transfers
    • Non-US Origin Items with US Origin content or Produced with US Technical Data
    • Deemed Exports to Foreign Nationals
  • Export Control Regulated Activities

Jurisdiction & Classifications

  • Jurisdiction:  Which List Applies?
  • How Do I Classify an Item?
  • Determining and Reading the ECCN
  • New 600 Series and 9X515 ECCNs
  • “Specially Designed” Definition & Implications
  • Requesting an Official Classification

NLR (No License Required)

  • NLR Determination

License Exceptions

  • ECCN-based License Exceptions (STA, GBS, CIV, LVS, TSR, ENC)
  • Situation-based License Exceptions (RPL, TMP, GOV)
  • Restrictions on License Exceptions
  • License Exceptions Issues for 600 Series and 9X515
  • Wassanaar Reporting

Catch All Controls

  • Prohibited Parties/Embargoed Countries/Proliferation Activities
  • Military End-Use/User (China, Russia, Venezuela)
  • Red Flags
  • EAR General Prohibitions

License Applications

  • When Do I Apply for a License?
  • Making an Application to BIS
  • Special Support Documents & Special Requirements
  • SNAP-R / Electronic Filing
  • License Review Process

Shipping/Docs & Administration

  • Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR)
  • Automated Export System (AES)
    • Using an Authorized Agent to File
    • AES Filing Exemptions
    • 600 Series and 9X515 Rules
  • Harmonized Tariff Schedule & Schedule B
  • Export Documents
  • Destination Control Statements
  • Special Requirements for 600 Series and 9X515
  • Using the ITAR DCS for EAR Items
  • Customs & Border Protection

Reexports:  US Controls on Overseas Activities

  • General Guidelines
  • Who is Responsible for Reexport Compliance?
  • Special Rules for 600 Series and 9X515 US Content
  • Foreign-made Items Incorporating US Parts
  • Foreign-made Items Incorporating US Technology
  • EAR Controls on 600 Series Foreign Made Items

Technical Data & Software

  • “Publicly Available Information”
  • Deemed Exports to Foreign Nationals
  • Internet Exports
  • Relevant License Exceptions (CIV, TSU, TSR, TMP)
  • Cloud Computing:  Who is the Exporter?

Internal Control Programs

  • Effective Compliance Plans
  • Resources:  Where Can I Go for Help?
  • Export Management & Compliance Program “Core Elements” (BIS)
  • Export Compliance Transaction Checklist
  • Customizing the Program to Suit Your Needs
  • Areas of Frequent Compliance Breakdown

US Embargo Controls

  • Embargoed Country Destinations
    • Cuba, Iran, Sudan, Syria, North Korea, Russia, Crimea, Other
  • Transactions Subject to Embargo Controls

Export Enforcement

  • What is the Office of Export Enforcement?
  • Enforcement Fines & Penalties
  • Responding to Subpoenas and Investigations
  • Enforcement Case Studies
  • Preventing and Coping With Violations
  • Voluntary Self Disclosure:  Points to Consider

Aerospace Issues

  • Aerospace Export Classification
  • Reformed Category VIII Controls on Aircraft
  • Reformed ITAR Controls on Engines
  • New Aerospace ECCNs (9A619, 9A610, 9X604)
  • Other ECCNs for Aerospace
  • Often Overlooked Key ECCNs
  • Special Considerations for Aerospace


  • 6 Prohibitions of Antiboycott Regulations
  • Exceptions
  • Reporting Requirements