HomeWebcastUS Export Controls & Defense Trade Controls Program: What You Need to Know in 2013
 CLE

US Export Controls & Defense Trade Controls Program: What You Need to Know in 2013

Live Webcast Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (ET)
LegalRecording

Join us for this Knowledge Group Webinar. As the US government has stepped up attempts to strengthen its export regulations, companies are challenged to stay on top of the ever changing landscape.

In this Webcast, some of the trade industry’s great minds will share their best practices for managing the risk. They will also help us make sense of the most important issues, including:

  • Defense Trade Controls: Compliance with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
  • Proposed transition rules of Export Control Reform Initiative
  • Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012
  • Developments of Sanctions policy to other countries particularly in Iran, Syria, Sudan, Burma and Cuba
  • “Military Catch-All” Rule for China
  • Antiboycott Regulations
  • Developing an Effective Export Compliance
  • Up-to-the-minute regulatory updates

This two-hour webcast will cover the topics above along with a Q&A session in which the attendees will be invited to ask the speakers questions.

Who Should Attend

– Attorneys from law firms and law departments
– Counsel and Managers from companies selling consumer, high-tech, and defense products
– Trade logistics firms
– Accountants
– Export Compliance Specialists, Coordinators and Administrators
– Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers of Contracts
– Risk Officers
– General Counsel
– Senior Executives
– VP, Legal Affairs/Operations
– International Trade Counsel
– Export Compliance Counsel
– Export Controls Counsel and Consultants

Faculty

Thomas McVey, Esq.
Chair, International Practice Group
Williams Mullen
Emily Cromwell
Senior Manager, Customs & Global Trade
Deloitte LLP
Christopher Halloran
Senior Manager | Customs and Global Trade, Strategy
Deloitte Tax LLP
Lara Bender
Product Marketing Manager
TITUS
Joseph D. Gustavus
Principal
Miller Canfield PLC
Daniel J. Gerkin
Of Counsel
K&L Gates LLP

Click Here to Read Additional Material

Event Moderator:
Thomas McVey, Esq., Chair, International Practice Group,
Williams Mullen
SEGMENT 1:
Emily Cromwell, Senior Manager, Customs & Global Trade,
and
Christopher Halloran , Senior Manager | Customs and Global Trade – Strategy – Automation – Import/Export Compliance, 
Deloitte LLP

  1. Leading Practice Compliance Programs with a focus on controlled tech data; IT landscape architecture leakage; access controls
  2. Summary and review of Export Control Reform and related Planning/Preparation Efforts

SEGMENT 2:
Lara Bender, Product Marketing Manager,
TITUS

  • Learn how other organizations are using TITUS security and compliance solutions to:
  • o Empower users to identify and protect export-controlled information
  • o Reduce risk and raise user awareness by applying consistent ITAR markings (including disclaimers) to documents and email
  • o Enforce export control policies in email and SharePoint to ensure the right people access the right information
  • o Prevent common export control violations such as accidentally sending email to unauthorized recipients in a distribution list

SEGMENT 3:
Joseph D. Gustavus, Principal,
Miller Canfield PLC

  1. Impact of Export Controls, CFUIS and NISPOM on the acquisition of a U.S. Business by a Foreign Company
  2. Developing a Comprehensive Export Control Compliance Program, incorporating compliance measures for ITAR, EAR, and OFAC
  3. OFAC Sanctions on Iran Extended under Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012: U.S. Companies Now Liable if Foreign Affiliates Have Business Dealings with Iran
  4. Current Export Control Enforcement Priorities; Methods of Enforcement by Export Control Authorities

SEGMENT 4:
Daniel J. Gerkin, Of Counsel, 
K&L Gates LLP

  • ran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 – The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Reporting)
  • Antiboycott Compliance in a Changing World

Thomas McVey, Esq.Chair, International Practice GroupWilliams Mullen

Thomas McVey is the Chair of the International Practice Group of Williams Mullen, Washington, DC, where he practices in the area of the federal regulation of international business transactions. Mr. McVey advises clients on the Export Administration Regulations, the International Traffic In Arms Regulations, Sanctions Programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, anti-boycott laws and CFIUS. He is a graduate of Columbia University (BA) and Georgetown University (JD). He was a member of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), 23rd Plenary Session, 1990-1992.

Emily CromwellSenior Manager, Customs & Global TradeDeloitte LLP

Emily Cromwell is a Senior Manager in Deloitte’s Customs & Global Trade team. Before joining Deloitte, Emily served as the Government Relations and Trade Counsel for an American aerospace company, where she established and administered the global Export and Anti-bribery compliance programs. Emily is an expert in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and has extensive experience in dual-use controls in the U.S., the UK and Singapore. She chairs the ITAR sub-committee for a technology industry association and speaks frequently at export conferences and seminars. As a specialist in U.S. and UK export controls, her experience includes obtaining and managing export licences and agreements, conducting global export control training and developing and implementing global internal compliance programmes focused on leading practice methodologies.

Emily has extensive experience in dealing with the authorities in the U.S. in relation to export jurisdiction determinations, licensing requests and policy developments. She has been involved in lobbying activities in the U.S. related to Export Control Reform.

Emily earned a B.A. degree with Honors from the University of Oklahoma and a Juris Doctor from the College of William and Mary

Christopher HalloranSenior Manager | Customs and Global Trade, Strategy Deloitte Tax LLP

Chris advises clients on a wide range of international trade matters, including compliance reviews and audit support; export controls and related requirements for EAR, ITAR, OFAC and other country-specific requirements; implementing compliance programs and management systems; strategic analyses ; increasing operational efficiencies via business process improvements and automated trade software implementations.

Chris also has extensive ERP and systems experience including implementing SAP’s Global Trade Services application and blending compliance procedures with this automated solution to provide improved compliance operations management. This is achieved by managing large trade and technical configuration teams and delivering a holistic risk-based solution that addresses client objectives..

Prior to joining Deloitte Tax LLP, Chris was responsible for export compliance and managing global trade compliance operations with Applied Biosystems, a long-standing life sciences entity with extensive global import / export activity. Previous to that Chris worked for an international trade software company where he had responsibility for advising clients and converting global regulatory requirements to software-based engine rules. Chris also has EU-specific experience stemming from work with Ireland’s Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment with a focus on the telecoms industry and regulatory reform in other key economic sectors. While working for various law firms he also acquired extensive civil litigation legal research and management experience.

Education and Professional Certifications: Chris has a B.A. from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a M.S. from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. Chris is a licensed U.S. Customs Broker.

Lara BenderProduct Marketing ManagerTITUS

Lara Bender, Product Marketing Manager for TITUS, has close to 20 years of experience building enterprise security products for customers in highly regulated industries such as aerospace, defense, military and government. Lara joined TITUS in 2007 as the Product Manager for the TITUS Classification Suite, a set of products that enable end users to identify and protect sensitive information with data classification and security markings. Since that time, Lara has focused her efforts on guiding customers in employing TITUS classification and SharePoint security solutions in their enterprise security and compliance strategies. TITUS solutions have been deployed to 500 organizations worldwide, and have become an integral part of the compliance programs of organizations such as Dow Corning, Pratt and Whitney, Honeywell, DRS, Nokia, Toyota and many others. Prior to joining TITUS, Lara was a Product Manager at Entrust, where she managed the server components of Entrust’s flagship public key infrastructure (PKI) product line. She worked closely with customers like Citibank, SWIFT and NASA on the world’s first commercial PKI deployments, and helped customers leverage public key technology to enable secure email, file encryption, strong authentication and digital signatures.

Joseph D. GustavusPrincipalMiller Canfield PLC

Joseph D. Gustavus is a corporate attorney representing multinational clients and clients primarily in the automotive, defense, aerospace, software and information technology sectors. He has served as an attorney in Europe and speaks fluent German and is also a Certified Public Accountant. He is a member and leader of Miller Canfield’s Export Controls Group. He 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.

Daniel J. GerkinOf CounselK&L Gates LLP

Daniel Gerkin, an of counsel in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, represents a diverse array of U.S. and multinational clients in matters relating to the transnational flow of goods, software, technology, and services, as well as investments in the United States and abroad, and routinely counsels clients on international trade law matters in connection with mergers and acquisitions and other business transactions.

Mr. Gerkin advises clients regarding compliance with the Export Administration Regulations, including antiboycott compliance, the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”), the embargoes and sanctions programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control, and sanctions-related legislation. Mr. Gerkin also represents U.S. importers before U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Court of International Trade in connection with a wide variety of customs matters, including tariff classification, import valuation, country of origin, country of origin marking, preferential programs (e.g., Generalized System of Preferences) and free trade agreements (e.g., North American Free Trade Agreement). Furthermore, Mr. Gerkin has represented a wide variety of foreign manufacturers and exporters and U.S. importers in traditional and non-market economy antidumping and countervailing duty and Section 201 proceedings, including investigations, annual administrative reviews, sunset reviews, changed circumstances reviews, new shipper reviews, scope inquiries, and appeals before the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. International Trade Commission, and the U.S. Court of International Trade. Finally, Mr. Gerkin has counseled clients in the aerospace, defense, energy, financial services, manufacturing, software and technology, telecommunications, and transportation sectors, as well as private equity firms, pension funds, and sovereign funds, in connection with matters implicating the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   On-demand Webcast

Prerequisite:
   NONE

Course Code:
   124393

NASBA Field of Study:
   Specialized Knw and Apps

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   

Total Credits:
   2.0 CLE

No Access

You are not logged in. Please or register to the event to gain access to the materials and login instructions.

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.

Williams Mullen was founded in 1909 and is one of the oldest and largest law firms in Virginia. The firm has offices throughout Virginia, N. Carolina, Washington DC and London, and practice groups in all major areas of law.

Website: http://www.williamsmullen.com/

Deloitte’s Customs & Global Trade group has a worldwide network of over 550 international trade professionals in 117 countries. The team works together seamlessly to provide strategic and cost-effective import/export, supply chain and trade compliance solutions across the globe.

Deloitte’s Customs and Global Trade group works together with clients to strategically approach efficient and effective management of day-to-day export control and import obligations. In particular, the team specializes in assisting clients in their implementation of broad-based trade and export control management programs and systems to achieve improved compliance and risk management while simultaneously increasing commercial activity and reducing costs throughout the business.

Website: http://www.deloitte.com/

Deloitte’s Customs & Global Trade group has a worldwide network of over 550 international trade professionals in 117 countries. The team works together seamlessly to provide strategic and cost-effective import/export, supply chain and trade compliance solutions across the globe.

Deloitte’s Customs and Global Trade group works together with clients to strategically approach efficient and effective management of day-to-day export control and import obligations. In particular, the team specializes in assisting clients in their implementation of broad-based trade and export control management programs and systems to achieve improved compliance and risk management while simultaneously increasing commercial activity and reducing costs throughout the business.

Website: http://www.deloitte.com/

TITUS is a leading provider of security and data governance software that helps organizations share information securely while meeting policy and compliance requirements. With over 2 million users within our over 500 customers worldwide, TITUS’ solutions enable enterprises, military and government organizations to classify and protect information contained in emails, documents and SharePoint, and to meet regulatory compliance by securing unstructured information. For more information, visit:www.titus.com.

Website: http://www.titus.com/

Miller Canfield is a full service global law firm offering businesses a broad array of integrated legal services in over 55 areas – from Corporate and Finance, Securities and Corporate Governance, International Arbitration and Litigation to Immigration, Export Controls, International Transactions, Mergers & Acquisitions and Joint Ventures. Clients include multi-national manufacturers, global retailers, financial institutions, public institutions including universities, and privately held companies in various industries including Automotive, Aerospace, Defense, and Transportation, Bank Regulatory and Finance, Franchising and Health Care. The firm has 300+ lawyers in 17 offices spanning the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Poland and China. Its New York City office recently expanded to accommodate increased international activity. For more information, visit:www.millercanfield.com.

Website: http://www.millercanfield.com/

K&L Gates delivers legal services on an integrated and global basis, with more than 2,000 lawyers located in 46 cities across five continents. K&L Gates represents a broad array of leading global corporations in every major industry, capital markets participants, and ambitious middle-market and emerging growth companies. The firm serves public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations, and individuals. Its lawyers counsel clients on their most sophisticated legal challenges in all areas of corporate and regulatory law as well as litigation. K&L Gates is a leader in legal issues relating to industries critical to the economies of both the developed and developing worlds—technology, manufacturing, energy, transportation, telecommunications, financial services, and life sciences, among others.

Website: http://www.klgates.com/

Ultimate Value Annual Program

Bring a colleague for only $149, a savings of $50 per additional attendee.

  • Unlimited Access to Live & Recorded Webcasts
  • Instant Access to Course Materials
  • And More!

$199