EXPORT CONTROL REFORM IN PRACTICE – Industry Stakeholders Discuss Their Experiences with Managing Transitional, Compliance, Operational and Budgetary Issues

January 28, 2014 10:15am

Through a review of concrete examples and challenges, industry experts will “take stock” of what they have seen since new rules have come into effect on October 15th, 2013 and January 6th, 2014. This practical roundtable discussion will also discuss what exporters are doing to prepare for more changes, and best practices for managing your global export compliance program during this period of transition.

Audience members are welcome to ask their questions, and share their experiences as well.

Topics will include:
• New regulatory burdens for industry under the EAR vs. the ITAR
• Identifying and managing unique compliance issues posed by new and anticipated reforms
• To what extent you need to overhaul your export and re-export compliance program, and IT systems
• The most challenging aspects of complying with EAR recordkeeping, classifi cation, and licensing requirements
• Training and monitoring your personnel
• Practical impact of the reforms on large and smaller businesses, including parents and subsidiaries U.S., Canadian and foreign companies
• The transition: What you should have done by now vs. what can wait
• Minimizing the costs of implementation