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
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.

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

COMPLIANCE2020 ᵀᴹ – Emerging and Foundational Technologies and CFIUS for Export Compliance Professionals – February 20, 2020 | Webinar. In partnership with Content Enablers, we are offering a webinar to help export compliance professionals understand their expanding role in navigating mergers, acquisitions and different types of partnerships with foreign entities. Register here.


International Trade and Policy Roundtable – February 25, 2020 | Phoenix, Arizona. In partnership with the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, Ludmilla Kasulke will join our Phoenix colleagues to discuss a range of international trade and policy issues that will impact Arizona businesses across a range of industries. Register here.


TRAINING RESOURCES FROM PAST EVENTS

(Available in the Learning Center)

 

Introduction to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) – September 2019 | Presentation and webinar.


Introduction to the US Export Administration Regulations (EAR) – September 2019 | Presentation and webinar.


Anti-corruption, Sanctions and Compliance for Companies Doing Business Between the US and Russia – May 16, 2019 | Webinar.


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.