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Global Export Compliance


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Overview/Description
Firms and individuals in the United States transacting business internationally must comply with federal regulations governing the export of both commercial and defense-related items and services, including software, information, and technology. This course provides awareness-level training about this regulatory environment and how to fulfill its requirements. It focuses on US law, including the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), and the economic and trade sanctions implemented by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). It also explains how these regulations define key terminology such as 'exports,' 'deemed exports,' and 'foreign persons.' PLEASE NOTE: Although this course was developed with subject matter support provided by The Potomac Law Group, PLLC, the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Because laws and regulations governing exports frequently change, the most current legal developments may or may not be reflected in the course. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any law or other directive. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking independent legal advice.

Target Audience
Any employee within US-based companies whose job responsibilities include international trade operations, such as transfer of goods or information to foreign persons, whether located abroad or in the United States, and any employee involved in investment or payment to or from foreign entities or foreign nationals

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Global Export Compliance

  • match the US trade regulation with the government agency that administers it
  • recognize situations covered by US trade regulations
  • identify items that are restricted under US export controls
  • identify methods for classifying items under the EAR
  • do your part to ensure compliance with the EAR licensing requirements
  • describe considerations involved in classifying items under ITAR
  • recognize appropriate actions to ensure compliance with ITAR
  • Course Number:
    lchr_01_a87_lc_enus