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Online CLE Export Control CLE

Export Control and Sanctions: Enforcement Trends, Risks and Priorities

Live Webcast Date: Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm (ET)
CLE International Trade LawRecording

Online CLE Export Control

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Export Control Webinar. With the rapid and relentless changes in export controls and economic sanctions, companies and financial institutions from various economic sectors must anticipate and gear up for more export compliance challenges. Considering the existing enforcement issues and policies coupled with the emerging enforcement trends, it is very crucial for companies to be aware of their disclosure obligations and be more vigilant of the recent regulatory developments to ward off potential liability risks. Establishing a comprehensive compliance program is necessary to cope up with these changes successfully.

In this two-hour Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an overview of the latest trends and critical issues with respect to Export Control and Sanctions. Speakers will also discuss export compliance strategies and will offer best practices in developing and implementing an effective compliance program while ensuring strict adherence to existing export and trade laws.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

  • Export Control and Sanctions - An Overview
  • Export Control Reform
  • Recent Regulatory Issues
  • Export Compliance Challenges
  • Enforcement Trends and Priorities
  • Possible Implications, Opportunities and Risks
  • Risk Mitigation Strategies
  • Best Compliance Practices

Who Should Attend

  • Risk and Compliance Officers
  • Export Compliance Counsel
  • Trade Compliance Administrators and Managers
  • Export Control Counsel and Consultants
  • Trade Counsel
  • International Sales Managers
  • Business Development Managers
  • Business Executives
  • Multinational Companies
  • International Trade and Logistics Firms
  • Other Related Professionals


Online CLE Export Control
Louis Rothberg
Of Counsel
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Online CLE Export Control
Amanda Spikes
Senior Manager

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Online CLE Export Control

Louis Rothberg, Of Counsel
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Amanda Spikes, Senior Manager

  • Export Controls and Sanctions Overviews
    • Overview of U.S. export control laws and regulations and economic sanctions
    • Main U.S. export control and sanctions agencies and their jurisdictions
    • Who, What, How of export controls
    • Extraterritoriality reach of the U.S. export control laws and regulations
  • Export Control Reform
    • Brief history of the initiative and major milestones
    • Control lists and Licensing
    • Creation of “600” series and other major updates to the CCL and USML
    • Current status of the reform
  • Recent Regulatory Issues
    • Recent changes to the encryption regulations
    • Recent updates to the Russian sanctions
    • Recent updates to export controls requirements
  • Export Compliance Challenges
    • Non-traditional exporters
    • Deemed exports and the intersection with sanctions
    • 50% and more ownership rule screening challenges
    • Overlap of export compliance with other regulatory requirements

Online CLE Export Control

Online CLE Export Control

Louis RothbergOf CounselMorgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Louis Rothberg represents US and international enterprises in export license compliance and national security-related matters. Clients seek his counsel in matters related to munitions and dual-use export controls, economic sanctions and embargoes, and acquisitions in the United States by foreign persons concerning the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Louis has experience with ITAR and EAR export controls, and with domestic and non-US company compliance with Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations involving US embargoed countries and blocked entities.

Louis also advises clients on export control, technology transfer, and “Buy America” issues that arise in US Department of Defense contracts and antiboycott issues generally.

Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Louis spent more than 20 years handling export control and other national security-related matters for the US Department of Commerce and the United States Army. He has also served several terms on the steering committee of the District of Columbia Bar International Law Section.

Online CLE Export Control

Amanda SpikesSenior ManagerKPMG LLP

Amanda Spikes is a Senior Manager in KPMG LLP’s Trade & Customs Practice in Chicago, IL.  Amanda has 10 years of experience as an external and in-house consultant working with clients to assess regulatory compliance issues, develop global trade strategies, and identify indirect tax savings.  She started her career in KPMG’s Trade & Customs Practice in 2007.  Prior to returning to the group in 2014, Amanda worked as a Manager in the KPMG Thailand office and as an International Trade Manager for Robert Bosch North America.   At Bosch, her primary focus was on exports of technology and software and US re-export control compliance.  Upon returning to KPMG in Chicago, Amada has conducted three audits of companies pursuant to Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) Consent Agreement and one DDTC directed audit.  She has also assisted companies in the technology and industrial manufacturing sectors to identify export compliance programs gaps and enhance policies and procedures.

Online CLE Export Control

Course Level:

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

   Experience in trade and customs law

Course Code:

NASBA Field of Study:
   Economics - Technical

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credit:
    1.0 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.

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.

Founded in 1873, Morgan Lewis offers more than 2,000 legal professionals including lawyers, patent agents, benefits advisers, regulatory scientists, and other specialists—in 28 offices across the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm provides comprehensive litigation, corporate, transactional, regulatory, intellectual property, and labor and employment legal services to clients of all sizes—from globally established industry leaders to just-conceived start-ups. For more information about Morgan Lewis or its practices.

Website: https://www.morganlewis.com/

KPMG LLP provides assurance, tax, and financial advisory services. The firm offers accounting, auditing, internal audit, regulatory and compliance, corporate recovery, forensic accounting, and risk management services. It also provides transaction advisory services such as due diligence, target risk assessment, acquisition accounting and tax advisory, and divestiture accounting. KPMG’s Trade and Customs practice’s dedicated professionals in over 10 cities in the U.S., and over 350 professionals globally serve multinational companies with their export risk management and improvement through internal audit services, export strategic planning, process development, and export management technology implementation.

Website: https://home.kpmg.com/us/en/home.html

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