Welcome to The Trade Practitioner, a resource for current developments in international trade and national security. This blog provides a wealth of information to help you strengthen organizational trade compliance, gain regulatory understanding and heighten awareness to the impact that national security concerns have on international trade. The blog also tracks important trade policy issues and international trade agreement negotiations.  The Topics column below organizes our blog posts by focus areas, and the sections on CFIUS Resources, Targeted: Non-US Organizations and Persons and Learning Center are reservoirs of pertinent official government publications and our original contents, including thought leadership, presentations and training materials. Scroll down further to Events and Training Opportunities for information on a variety of gatherings that may be of interest to you.


TOPICS
Export Controls & Sanctions
Trade Policy & Market Access
Trade Remedy & Defense
CFIUS Filings & Developments
Customs & Tariffs
European Regulation
US Government Contracts
*COVID-19 Coronavirus*
CFIUS RESOURCES
We update our CFIUS Resources page continuously to provide you with reliable, timely information on CFIUS filings and statuses, and related regulatory developments.
TARGETED: NON-US ORGANIZATIONS AND PERSONS
We track developments of international trade relevance related to non-US organizations and persons that have been targeted by the US government on the grounds of national security and foreign policy.

LEARNING CENTER

In our Learning Center you will find PowerPoint presentations and webinars on export controls, sanctions and other trade compliance and policy topics.  You will also find our ITAR Practitioner’s Handbook (2019) and other materials.


EVENTS AND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

A Good Time for Made in Italy – International Opportunities and Challenges | Webinar | June 24, 3-4 p.m. CEST (9-10 a.m. EDT) – Hosted by our Milan office, this event will be conducted primarily in English, featuring the current Italian Trade Commission, the former president of the European Confederation of the Footwear Industry, and a panel comprised of our US and EU trade and regulatory experts. REGISTER HERE.

US ITAR Export Control Workshop | IN-PERSON in the UK | September 20-22, 2021*EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS ON JULY 1, 2021* – Jointly organized by EGADD and Squire Patton Boggs for the past 13 years, this year’s event will take place immediately post DSEI 2021 and organized in close partnership with BAE Systems. The event will focus on considerations and challenges arising from ITAR and EAR compliance and provide participants with practical tools to navigate the regulatory maze and stay compliant. See here for additional details.


RESOURCES AND REFERENCE MATERIALS

(And more available in the Learning Center)


Questions?

The Trade Practitioner is a product of the Squire Patton Boggs International Trade Practice. We hope The Trade Practitioner will become your go-to reference, resource and learning center on different international trade topics. Please contact us at InternationalTradeCompliance@squirepb.com with any questions.