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Upcoming Live Webinars

Our live webinars combine PowerPoint slides and streaming live video to keep the topics both interesting and informative. All webinars include a 60 minute presentation followed by a 30 minute comprehensive Q&A session. All attendees receive a copy of the presentation, certificate of completion, and access to the recorded version of the webinar via email.

International Distributor Agreements  Practical Advice for Outbound Distribution for US Companies

June 5, 2019
1:00-2:30 PM EDT
Instructor: Michael Patterson

This webinar will cover all the international distribution dos and don’ts. The instructor will use his practical wisdom and experience from the “trenches” of drafting and negotiating international distribution agreements for clients in various industries and countries. Attendees will leave this webinar with a list of key issues to consider and problem areas to watch for.

5 Key Elements to Export Compliance Risk Assessments

June 13, 2019
1:00-2:30 PM EDT
Instructor: Jennifer Saak

While most U.S. companies and universities understand that they need to comply with the U.S. export controls regulations, how to do that can be challenging to figure out. Limited resources drive most organizations to carefully prioritize actions. How do you know what to work on first? The answer to that is rooted in how well you understand your actual risks. Do you have a sound strategy for identifying potential gaps in your export compliance program?

Worldwide Sanctions Update: Cuba, Iran, Russia, Venezuela, and More

June 20, 2019
1:00-2:30 PM EDT
Instructor: Scott Gearity

U.S. sanctions policy developments continue front and center in 2019. Over the past few years, sanctions regulations have continued to change at a rapid pace and in important ways. The Departments of Commerce and Treasury have introduced many significant changes to controls on countries and regions including Cuba, India, Iran, North Korea, Russia, Sudan, and Venezuela. In many of these cases these actions prohibit activities and impose new license requirements based on a variety of factors.

Preparing Voluntary Self-Disclosures: Requirements, Best Practices, and Pitfalls to Avoid

July 17, 2019
1:00-2:30 PM EDT
Instructor: Olga Torres

From time to time, companies may discover export or economic sanctions violations and must make the decision whether to self-disclose to the U.S. government agency enforcing the violated regulation. When considering a voluntary self-disclosure (VSD), companies must take into account the entire facts and circumstances leading to the potential violation, as well as the advantages and disadvantages associated with self-disclosures.  This decision may not be an easy one, as frequently top-level executives know very little about export compliance, and some companies may not be certain of the jurisdiction that applies to their products (e.g., whether their products are dual-use or defense).

Technology Export Controls: Practical Tips and Tools for Compliance

July 31, 2019
1:00-2:30 PM EDT
Instructor: Felice Laird

Technology transfer is the process of transferring technical information relating to the design, engineering, manufacture, production, and use of goods and/or service from one party to another. Companies generally focus on tangible exports when designing export compliance plans, sometimes leaving out technology transfers or including technology exports as an afterthought. In this webinar, we move on from the compliance basics to a roadmap of recommended practices for companies and other organizations with export-controlled products and data.