ITAR / EAR: Managing Complexities

Course length:

2 Days

Cost:

$1,295.00

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Description

Building on knowledge gained from the ECS Boot Camp while focusing on critical compliance issues this hands-on, knowledge-sharing event teaches attendees how to classify products as a result of Export Control Reform (ECR). Utilizing scenarios and exercises to teach jurisdictional classification, attendees also learn how to establish a solid export compliance program. Topics include 8 Steps to Self-Classify on the EAR Scenario/Exercise, Order of Review, Specially Designed, Utilizing CCATs, Self-Classify on the ITAR, Conducting Internal Audits and a Comprehensive Technical Assistance Agreement (TAA) workshop.

The two-day seminar includes breakfast, lunch, seminar manual and a current copy of the ITAR. Space is limited. Registration will close once capacity is reached.Critical Compliance: How to classify your products as a result of Export Control Reform (ECR). 2 Days of hands-on training with scenarios and exercises to assist the student in learning jurisdictional classification. Topics include 8 Steps to Self Classify on the EAR Scenario/Exercise, Order of Review, Specially Designed, Utilizing CCAT’s, Self Classify on the ITAR, Conducting Internal Audits and a Comprehensive Technical Assistance Agreement (TAA) workshop.

Course Outline:

Day 1

  • Update GAO Report: Compliance Best Practices
  • Developing Export Compliance Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions
  • How to Classify
  • Winning the Contract: Follow-On Actions
  • Managing Foreign Person Employees & Guests
  • Monitoring International Business Travel
  • Comparison of ITAR Exemptions & EAR Exceptions
  • Advisory Opinions & Exports
  • Keeping Required Records & Filing Mandatory Reports

Day 2

  • Agreement Workshop – Drafting the Agreement & Gathering Attachments
  • How to Draft the Transmittal Letter
  • Reviewing the Compliance Process – Audits
  • Are You Secure: Compliance Risks in the Cloud
  • Reporting Voluntary Self Disclosures Under the ITAR & EAR
  • Examining a Violation & US Government Recommendation 

Scenarios and interactive exercises both days!

Instructor(s):

Suzanne Palmer, President, Export Compliance Solutions, a former Licensing Officer at the State Department, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), with 20 years of direct experience in the U.S. defense industry. After leaving the State Department, Ms. Palmer joined Northrop Grumman’s Electronic Systems in Baltimore and then went on to work at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. Ms. Palmer combined this unique experience to found ECS in 2003. The ECS team provides training to help compliance officials successfully apply U.S. export control regulations and establish viable export compliance programs. Ms. Palmer has worked on the Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG), was appointed to serve as a Special Compliance Officer (SCO) for a company operating under a Consent Agreement and is an active speaker for various professional organizations.

Mal Zerden was the Division Chief of the Aircraft Division in the Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls. During his 27 years in DDTC, Mr. Zerden either licensed or supervised the licensing of almost every category covered by the USML. He reviewed the work of licensing analysts and signed off on Commodity Jurisdiction requests and Agreements. Mr. Zerden interpreted the regulations for U.S. industry, other U.S. Government agencies and foreign governments. He interpreted the ITAR for Customs officials (CBP and ICE) and trained officers from those organizations. He provided support to law enforcement organizations and testified at trials that involved violations of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA).

Scheduling:

REGISTRATION: There is no obligation or payment required to enter the Registration for an actively scheduled course. We understand that you may need approvals but please register as early as possible or contact us so we know of your interest in this course offering.

SCHEDULING: If this course is not on the current schedule of open enrollment courses and you are interested in attending this or another course as an open enrollment, please contact us at (410)956-8805 or ati@aticourses.com. Please indicate the course name, number of students who wish to participate. and a preferred time frame. ATI typically schedules open enrollment courses with a 3-5 month lead-time. To express your interest in an open enrollment course not on our current schedule, please email us at ati@aticourses.com.

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