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Online CLE Export Controls CLE

EU and U.S. Export Controls and Sanctions: Recent Trends and Developments

Live Webcast Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (ET)
CLE International Trade LawRecording

Online CLE Export Controls

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Export Controls Webinar. To avoid risks, hefty fines and reputational damages, one of the most vital obligations of companies engaged in international trade is to ensure compliance with regulations involving export control and sanctions. In this Webcast, a team of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present important issues in the EU and US export controls and sanctions landscapes. Speakers will discuss in depth the recent trends and developments surrounding this significant topic.

Key topics include:

  • EU and US Export Controls and Sanctions Landscapes: An Overview
  • Compliance Requirements
  • Sanctions for Non-compliance
  • Impact of the Sanctions
  • Recent Enforcement Actions
  • Trends, Developments and Updates

Agenda

SEGMENT 1:
Dana M. StepnowskyAttorney
Wiggin and Dana LLP

  • Country-specific sanctions developments  (i.e. Iran, Cuba, North Korea, Russia, Venezuela)
  • The impact and significance of non-sanctions lists (Oligarch List, Cuba Restricted List, State Dept. Lists, etc.)
  • Compliance challenges when dealing with uncertainty

SEGMENT 2:
Joseph D. GustavusPrincipal
Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.

  • Recent U.S. National Security Policy shifts that may affect export control controls, export license grants, and foreign investments subject to CFIUS
  • Exports with Downstream Reexport Controls imposed on affiliates and customers.
  • Conducting a business wind-down in response to newly imposed sanctions. Case example: Russia.

SEGMENT 3:
John A. OrdwayPartner
Berliner, Corcoran & Rowe LLP

  • EAR Commodity Control List "600 series" where items are now controlled that were removed from ITAR United States Munitions List as a result of Export Control Reform
  • Downstream reexport controls-- or not -- on 600 series items when using EAR License Exception STA
  • 600 series ".y" items that essentially decontrolled
  • Licensing 600 series items

Who Should Attend

  • Export Controls Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers
  • International Companies
  • Trade Compliance Administrators and Managers
  • International Trade Specialists
  • Trade Regulatory and Compliance Experts
  • Risk Managers
  • Corporate Counsel
  • Other Related Professionals

Online CLE Export Controls

SEGMENT 1:
Dana M. StepnowskyAttorney
Wiggin and Dana LLP

  • Country-specific sanctions developments  (i.e. Iran, Cuba, North Korea, Russia, Venezuela)
  • The impact and significance of non-sanctions lists (Oligarch List, Cuba Restricted List, State Dept. Lists, etc.)
  • Compliance challenges when dealing with uncertainty

SEGMENT 2:
Joseph D. GustavusPrincipal
Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.

  • Recent U.S. National Security Policy shifts that may affect export control controls, export license grants, and foreign investments subject to CFIUS
  • Exports with Downstream Reexport Controls imposed on affiliates and customers.
  • Conducting a business wind-down in response to newly imposed sanctions. Case example: Russia.

SEGMENT 3:
John A. OrdwayPartner
Berliner, Corcoran & Rowe LLP

  • EAR Commodity Control List "600 series" where items are now controlled that were removed from ITAR United States Munitions List as a result of Export Control Reform
  • Downstream reexport controls-- or not -- on 600 series items when using EAR License Exception STA
  • 600 series ".y" items that essentially decontrolled
  • Licensing 600 series items

Online CLE Export Controls

Online CLE Export Controls

Joseph D. GustavusPrincipalMiller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.

Joseph D. Gustavus is a member and leader of Miller Canfield's Export Controls Group representing multinational clients and clients primarily in the automotive, defense, aerospace, software and information technology sectors.  Joe Represents clients on ITAR and other export control compliance issues and assists clients with controlled asset identification and classification, commodity jurisdiction requests, implementation of export control compliance programs, export license applications, drafting of government-approved TAAs, MLAs, other export control-compliant collaboration agreements, performing export control audits and rendering benchmark reports, performing export control due diligence on acquisitions targets, drafting Export Control Manuals and Technology Control Plans, drafting voluntary disclosures on export control violations, and employment of foreign nationals subject to export controls.  He has served as an attorney in Europe and speaks fluent German.  He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Online CLE Export Controls

John A. OrdwayPartnerBerliner, Corcoran & Rowe LLP

John Ordway is a partner at Berliner, Corcoran & Rowe, L.L.P., a boutique law firm focused on international law, export controls and sanctions, litigation, government contracts, and corporate and intellectual property law. 

Mr. Ordway has practiced for over thirty years, primarily in the areas of U.S. export controls and government procurement.  As part of his export control practice, Mr. Ordway advises the aerospace and defense/security industries extensively.  More particularly in the aerospace sector, Mr. Ordway is recognized internationally for his expertise in application of U.S. export controls to various segments of the commercial space industry including satellite manufacturers, spacecraft insurers, satellite component manufacturers, and a moon lander start-up.  Mr. Ordway has experience in particular advising the aerospace and defense/security industries regarding U.S. export controls as relate to dispute resolution and corporate transactions.  Mr. Ordway has also served as an expert witness on U.S. export controls and has been quoted frequently in the press on export issues.

Online CLE Export Controls

Dana M. StepnowskyAttorneyWiggin and Dana LLP

Dana Stepnowsky is a litigation associate in the firm's International Trade Compliance practice group located in Washington, DC.

Prior to joining the firm, Dana was an associate at Paul Hastings in Washington, DC and was senior counsel for International Trade Compliance at United Technologies Corporation. She has extensive experience advising clients on export controls and economic sanctions compliance. She has conducted internal investigations and prepared voluntary disclosures related to potential violations of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations. She has assisted businesses in developing and implementing policies and procedures to improve compliance with both U.S. and non-U.S. trade regulations. Dana has also counseled clients on matters involving national security review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

Online CLE Export Controls

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

Prerequisite:
   Basic Knowledge of Export Controls and Sanctions

Course Code:
   147057

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    1.5 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Miller Canfield is an international law firm that serves the complex legal needs and business objectives of domestic business entities and foreign multinational companies whose commerce, profits and growth are connected to the increasingly interdependent and expanding world economy. The firm’s attorneys have been a presence in international business and trade law for decades, and are called upon to assist foreign and U.S. clients, as well as foreign consulates and trade offices, state agencies and local governmental units with matters involving international law.

Website: https://www.millercanfield.com/

Berliner Corcoran & Rowe LLP is a boutique law firm focused on international law, export controls and sanctions, litigation, government contract, and corporate and intellectual property law. With offices in Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, we serve an international, national, and local clientele including foreign governments, major corporations, small and emerging businesses, and individuals. We are known for our commitment to high-quality work, creativity, and cost-effective service.

Website: https://www.bcr.us/

Wiggin and Dana is a full-service law firm with 146 lawyers that represents clients throughout the country and abroad from offices in Connecticut, New York, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and Palm Beach. Wiggin and Dana’s attorneys provide a broad range of legal services to meet the needs of their diverse client base, which includes publicly traded companies, hospitals and other health care organizations, universities, entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies, real estate developers, financial institutions, museums, charitable organizations and individuals. Wiggin and Dana’s primary mission is to provide their clients with the highest-quality legal services in an efficient, cost-effective and responsive manner to help them achieve their goals.

Website: https://www.wiggin.com/

Joseph D. Gustavus is a member and leader of Miller Canfield's Export Controls Group representing multinational clients and clients primarily in the automotive, defense, aerospace, software and information technology sectors.  Joe Represents clients on ITAR and other export control compliance issues and assists clients with controlled asset identification and classification, commodity jurisdiction requests, implementation of export control compliance programs, export license applications, drafting of government-approved TAAs, MLAs, other export control-compliant collaboration agreements, performing export control audits and rendering benchmark reports, performing export control due diligence on acquisitions targets, drafting Export Control Manuals and Technology Control Plans, drafting voluntary disclosures on export control violations, and employment of foreign nationals subject to export controls.  He has served as an attorney in Europe and speaks fluent German.  He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

John Ordway is a partner at Berliner, Corcoran & Rowe, L.L.P., a boutique law firm focused on international law, export controls and sanctions, litigation, government contracts, and corporate and intellectual property law. 

Mr. Ordway has practiced for over thirty years, primarily in the areas of U.S. export controls and government procurement.  As part of his export control practice, Mr. Ordway advises the aerospace and defense/security industries extensively.  More particularly in the aerospace sector, Mr. Ordway is recognized internationally for his expertise in application of U.S. export controls to various segments of the commercial space industry including satellite manufacturers, spacecraft insurers, satellite component manufacturers, and a moon lander start-up.  Mr. Ordway has experience in particular advising the aerospace and defense/security industries regarding U.S. export controls as relate to dispute resolution and corporate transactions.  Mr. Ordway has also served as an expert witness on U.S. export controls and has been quoted frequently in the press on export issues.

Dana Stepnowsky is a litigation associate in the firm's International Trade Compliance practice group located in Washington, DC.

Prior to joining the firm, Dana was an associate at Paul Hastings in Washington, DC and was senior counsel for International Trade Compliance at United Technologies Corporation. She has extensive experience advising clients on export controls and economic sanctions compliance. She has conducted internal investigations and prepared voluntary disclosures related to potential violations of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations. She has assisted businesses in developing and implementing policies and procedures to improve compliance with both U.S. and non-U.S. trade regulations. Dana has also counseled clients on matters involving national security review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

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