Upcoming Events/Training

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Exporting Under the NAFTA (Webinar)

May 31, 2018
1:00-2:30pm (EDT)
This webinar, presented by Melissa Proctor, of Miller Proctor Law PLLC, will provide an update on the modernization efforts currently underway and give U.S. exporters a firm understanding of the NAFTA rules and requirements, as well as effective strategies for taking full advantage of this free trade agreement. Specific topics will include: an overview of the NAFTA and its key benefits, core terms and definitions of the NAFTA, understanding the NAFTA rules of origin, determining product eligibility and using the correct preference criterion, NAFTA certificates of origin, recordkeeping requirements, penalties for non-compliance, best practices and proven strategies for successful utilization of the NAFTA, and the latest developments in the negotiations to modernize the NAFTA.

SAN DIEGO: ITAR Defense Trade Controls & EAR/OFAC Export Controls Seminar Series

Jun 4, 2018 - Jun 7, 2018
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and Office of Foreign Assets Controls & Embargoes (OFAC) Explained - complete with the latest updates on Export Control Reform (ECR). This seminar series provides both novice and experienced export compliance professionals with an in-depth education on export control regulations administered by the US Departments of State, Commerce & Treasury. Expect to leave these seminars with an in-depth understanding of what the current rules are and what you need to do to keep your company compliant. Register for ITAR (June 4-5) or EAR/OFAC (June 6-7), or both.

The Essentials and Challenges of Exporting Firearms and Ammunition (Webinar)

Jun 7, 2018
1:00-2:30pm (EDT)
This webinar, led by Johanna Reeves, with over 15 years' experience in advising U.S. companies on export and import matters arising under the Arms Control Act, the ITAR Regulations, the EAR Regulations, economic sanctions and embargoes administered by the Treasury Department OFAC, the Gun Control Act of 1968 and the National Firearms Act of 1934. This webinar will discuss the regulatory landscape of exporting firearms and ammunitions in these departments: U.S. Dept. of State/U.S. Dept. of Commerce/U.S. Dept. of Justice and Bureau of ATFE, along with the following key points of interest: Export Control Reform and Firearms/Ammunition - USML categories not impacted and outlook for changes under current administration, ITAR Controls - specific details under the USML categories, DDTC interpretation of manufacturing activities, licensing for firearms and ammunition, license exemptions, one-time export exceptions, EAR Controls - ECCNs, technology controls & license exceptions, Enforcement cases involving firearms, and ATF controls over exports and temporary Imports and more!

Washington DC 2018 Reexports Seminar

Jun 11, 2018 - Jun 14, 2018

ITAR/EAR/OFAC Commercial and Military Export Controls: How US Controls Impact Non-US Companies, Affiliates and Transactions

PLUS: A comparison of Canadian & EU rules to US rules, analysis on recent developments in export controls from Kevin J. Wolf (former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration)

Back-to-back seminars on compliance with reformed United States Export Control Laws. This seminar is designed to examine the impact of US regulations on the non-US parents, affiliates & subsidiaries of US-based companies, and on non-US based companies that use or resell US-origin products, components or technology. Expect to leave these seminars with an in-depth understanding of what the current rules are and what you need to do to keep your company compliant. Register for ITAR (June 11-12) or EAR/OFAC (June 13-14), or both.

Welcome to the Club: An Overview of India's Dual-Use and Defense Export Controls Systems (Webinar)

Jun 13, 2018 - Jun 14, 2018
1:00-2:30pm (EDT)
Over the past year, the Indian government has undertaken a series of reforms to its dual-use and defense-related export controls. Ryan Cathie, expert instructor on this topic, will walk you through all these changes, including: India’s formal admission into the Wassenaar Arrangement, increased access to advanced technology products (ATP), impact on the export control landscape, revisions to the dual-use and defense-related control list, known as the Special Chemicals, Organism, Materials, Electronics, and Technology, or SCOMET List, and Indian Ministry of Defence (MOD) amendments. These changes present a range of new business opportunities, but they can also potentially complicate your company’s efforts to fully comply with India’s dual-use and defense-related export controls. Get full details in this webinar, including: overview/summary of changes to India’s Export Control System, how to navigate within the SCOMET List and Proper Item Classification in India, summary of India’s Dual-Use and Defense License requirements/review process, trade compliance and enforcement efforts in India, resources for industry compliance assistance, and MUCH MORE!

Export Controls 101: Starting at the Beginning (Webinar)

Jun 19, 2018 - Jun 20, 2018
1:00-2:30pm (EDT)
Understanding the 1000+ pages of US export control regulations isn’t easy—you don’t want to just sit down and start reading the rules. Expert instructor Felice Laird will provide people new to export controls essential information about what the rules say and mean, which activities other than traditional exports are regulated, what factors cause an export license requirement, details about the key US Government agencies and their applicable regulations - PLUS: What are export controls? What are trade sanctions? Why does the US have export controls? What business activities do export controls restrict? What is an export license? What are the seven things that cause me to have to get an export license? And SO MUCH MORE!


ATCP and its Sponsors will do our best to host regular one-hour webinars on current events, news and other topics of interest to import and export compliance professionals. We would like to hear from you as to what subjects would be most applicable. Please send us your ideas for consideration.

On-Site Programs

ATCP does not normally host on-site programs. The mission of the Association is to offer networking and training opportunities using web-based tools. Webcasts will be the primary method through which we offer training, as well as member meetings.

We do, however, want to offer details on compliance-related on-site training programs and other events as they are brought to our attention. These will be published on the website and shared in the newsletter. If you know of such an event, please email us the details.

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