Los Angeles-defense Trade Essentials

Please join the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service and a group of savvy speakers in Los Angeles on Tuesday, December 9th, for an engaging and interactive session addressing the latest on defense trade controls. This hands-on, practical application, case study focused program will much better prepare, educate and train you and your organization to deal with and be ready for a wide-range of real world situations, consequences and other adverse actions in the currently invigorated enforcement environment. Agenda summary: • Overview/update including Export Control Reform (ECR) Issues, the related evolving compliance and enforcement environment with obligations under the Export Administration Regulations and International Traffic in Arms Regulation • Case study insight and lessons learned to minimize risk, exposure, liability for your organization and you • Current enforcement and compliance considerations – impact and implications as a result of ECR and the migration from the State Department to Commerce Department • Hands-on jurisdiction examples and the critical importance of getting it right in the context of ECR • Practical tips to avoid Returned without Action cases and Hot Topics including ECR, brokering, restricted parties screening, third-country/dual-national, mergers and acquisition due diligence and more… • Industry panel and best practices – How to successfully navigate defense related articles and services on the US Munitions List and 600 Series items on the Commerce Control List • Free one-hour sessions with the presenters to discuss your issues of interest will be available on a first come basis This is an all-day event with breakfast, lunch and ends with a networking reception. Register today at: https://www.regonline.com/defensetradeessentials If you have questions, please contact: Delia Valdivia, 310-235-7203 or [email protected] or Julie Anne Hennessy, 310-235-7206 or [email protected]
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We invite you to participate in and contribute to these unique, practical application-oriented sessions at the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel, 6101 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90045. Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 ~ 7 AM-7 PM ~ Program and Networking Reception HOSTS: The US Commercial Service (USCS) and District Export Council of Southern California (DECSC) SPONSORS: Livingston International, the law firm of Bryan Cave LLP and Trade Compliance Solutions (TCS) PARTNERS: National District Export Council, The Export Practitioner, Tyler Search, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, International Compliance Professionals Association, NASBITE International, The Port of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) California Centers for International Trade Development and the Business and Entrepreneurship Center at Kern Community College This Timely, Engaging and Interactive Program Provides:  The Latest on Defense Trade Controls: Overview/Update Including Export Control Reform (ECR) Issues, the Related Evolving Compliance and Enforcement Environment with Obligations Under the Export Administration Regulations and International Traffic in Arms Regulations  Case Study Insight into Minimizing Risk, Exposure and Liability for Your Organization and You  Real World Enforcement and Compliance Considerations - Impact and Implications as a Result of ECR and the Migration from State Department to Commerce Department  Hands-on Jurisdiction and the Critical Importance of Getting it Right in the Context of ECR  Practical Tips to Avoid Returned Without Action Cases and Other Hot Topics Including ECR, brokering, Restricted Parties Screening, Third-Country/Dual Nationals, Merger and Acquisition Due Diligence…  Industry Panel & Best Practices - Successfully Navigating Defense Related Articles and Services on the US Munitions List and 600 Series Items on the Commerce Control List  Enforcement Update and the Consequences of Non-Compliance with Recent Lessons Learned [NOTE: California Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits are pending for this program] REGISTRATION: $225/Person [$195 for DEC and PARTNERS (noted above) as well as government, faculty and students] Registration Deadline: Friday, December 5th, 2014 (Space is Limited) For more information, please contact: Delia Valdivia, Senior International Trade Specialist, USCS, Los Angeles (West) Phone: 310-235-7203, Email: [email protected] - Register online now at https://www.regonline.com/defensetradeessentials - Defense Trade Essentials - Los Angeles Area Edition AGENDA (As of 11/7/2014) Understanding and complying with US defense trade controls is critical and proven to be a sound business practice. 7-8 AM 8-8:15 AM 8:15-9:45 AM 9:45-10 AM 10 AM-11:30 AM 11:30-11:45 AM 11:45 AM-12:15 PM 9 AM-Noon 12:15-1:15 PM 1:15-2 PM 2-2:45 PM 2:45-3 PM 3-4:30 PM 4:30-4:45 PM 4:45-5 PM 5-7 PM 2-5 PM Registration / Breakfast / Networking Opening Remarks [Julie Anne Hennessy, Director, US Export Assistance Center (USEAC), USCS, International Trade Administration, US Department of Commerce and Roy Paulson, Chair, National District Export Council] Defense Trade: Current Players, Policies and Processes; Export Control Reform (ECR) Status -- What’s Covered / What’s Not; Important and Specific Real World Case Considerations and Lessons Learned (John Priecko, President and Managing Partner, TCS and Kevin Lombardo, Partner, Bryan Cave LLP) BREAK Jurisdiction: The Critical Importance of Getting it Right in the Context of Evolving and Ongoing ECR (Leanne Chesler Director of Legal Compliance and Empowered Official (EO), BAE Systems Intelligence & Security and John Priecko) Q&A (John, Kevin and Leanne) Automation, Software and Record Keeping - What Difference Does It Make? (Chadd Westhoff, Executive Director, Global Trade Management, Livingston International) One-on-Ones: No cost/one-hour sessions with the afternoon presenters are available first-come/first-served. Contact Delia Valdivia at 310-235-7203 or [email protected] for additional details and to reserve a time. Networking LUNCH KEYNOTE: “Homeland Security’s Current Global Role in Evolving Trade Compliance, Export Controls and Enforcement” [Craig Healy, Director, Export Enforcement Coordination Center (E2C2), Homeland Security Investigations, US Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC] Hot Topics and Practical Tips: ECR consequences and transition, Avoiding Returns Without Action, Case Processing, Brokering, Third-Country/Dual Nationals, Screening, Mergers, Acquisition Due Diligence and more… [James (Jim) Van Eenenaam, Deputy Director, International Trade Compliance and EO, General Atomics and Affiliated Companies] BREAK Industry Panel: Best Practices - Successfully Negotiating the Defense Trade Minefield [Representatives from four California based companies that export under the EAR/ITAR (Moderator: Leanne Chesler; Panel Members: Jim Van Eenenaam; and Margrette Francisco, Export Counsel and EO, the Marvin Group) Q&A (All AM and PM presenters) Closing Remarks and Administration (Julie Anne Hennessy, Director, USEAC) Networking Reception (Hosted by the USCS/DECSC, Sponsored by Bryan Cave and Trade Compliance Solutions) One-on-Ones: No cost/one-hour sessions with the morning presenters are available first-come/first-served. Contact Delia Valdivia at 310-235-7203 or [email protected] for additional details and to reserve a time. "The program hosts, sponsors, partners and speakers support the goals of this event, but do not necessarily endorse the specific products or views of the participating individuals or organizations."