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US-Russia: Anticorruption, Sanctions, Counter-sanctions and Compliance for Companies Doing Business – Webinar Presentation Material – Russian Counter-sanction Legislation

Russian Counter-sanctions: Bill Introduced to Criminalize Dissemination of Information That May Result in Introduction or Expansion of Sanctions Against Russian Persons Following our recent webinar, our Moscow Team prepared an analysis of a draft Russian legislation that would prohibit media communications that reveal non-compliance with sanctions or facilitate imposition of sanctions and would also impose criminal … Continue Reading

European Commission Published a Draft Guidance on the Internal Compliance Program

The European Commission published its draft guidance on the internal effective export control compliance programs. The guidance is subject to public consultation with all interested  stakeholders. In order to take part in the consultation, it is necessary to submit a contribution via the on-line survey.… Continue Reading

Supply Chain Compliance – New French Law on Corporate Duty of Vigilance Law Adopted

On 21 February 2017, the French National Assembly adopted a Corporate Duty of Vigilance Law, which creates a novel corporate supply chain liability, defining a duty of vigilance for parent companies and their subcontractors. The law provides that multinational firms carrying out all or part of their activity on French territory will need to adopt … Continue Reading

US Export Controls Workshop: “The ITAR Continues to EARvolve!” – Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK – 12-14 June 2017

Squire Patton Boggs’ Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Industry Group will co-host the three-day ITAR and EAR workshop sessions, popularly known as “The ITAR Virus EARvolves!“, with EGADD and Strategic Shipping Company Ltd. This year marks the 10th anniversary of these annual workshops, as the ITAR and the EAR continue to evolve. The 2017 conference will … Continue Reading

7th Annual Advanced ITAR & EAR Compliance Conference & Workshops – Northern Virginia – 8-9 February 2017

Squire Patton Boggs will once again partner with Marcus Evans to host the two-day gathering. The 2017 conference will provide a forum for professionals in the field to discuss with industry and government experts the evolving Export Control Reform, as well as provide assistance with developing compliance strategies to comprehensively address existing regulations and updates. … Continue Reading

ITAR and the EAR: US Trade Controls Compliance in Europe – London, UK – 31 January-1 February 2017

George Grammas will participate in C5’s 5th Forum on compliance with ITAR and the EAR and be among the panelists to discuss “How to Work with Conflicting Definitions.”  See here for conference agenda and registration info. The conference will take place at St. James’ Court, A Taj Hotel in London. The conference will feature Q&A with … Continue Reading

Event Alert: Commercial and Legal Implications of a Brexit – A 360° Analysis – Warsaw, Poland – 9 June 2016

Our partners Dr. Jens Rinze (Frankfurt) will give a practical insight into the issues that financial institutions, corporations and other businesses would face if the UK votes for Brexit. This complimentary seminar will take place on 9 June from 4-6 pm in the Squire Patton Boggs Warsaw offices. Topics will include: How would a Brexit work from the legal … Continue Reading

UK Export Control Organisation (ECO) Issues Two New Open General Export Licences (OGELs)

Exporters with these licences will now be able to export unpopulated printed circuit boards and wiring harnesses, connectors and fasteners and related components for military and dual-use goods. Exports to several countries, including Russia, Iran, North Korea and China, are not covered. However, both licences will still attract the standard OGEL obligations; exporters must register to use the licences, … Continue Reading

US Export Controls Workshop: The ITAR “Virus” EARvolves! – Stratford-upon-Avon, UK – 18-20 July 2016

The hugely successful three-day ITAR Workshop sessions, jointly organized by EGADD, our Aerospace, Defense & Government Services Practice Group, and Strategic Shipping Company Ltd, will be taking place again in Stratford-upon-Avon, UK, on 18-20 July 2016. George Grammas will host several workshops. Subjects to be covered over the three-day sessions could, amongst others, include: US … Continue Reading

Getting Customs Valuation Right – Upcoming Workshop Opportunity

Trade Practitioner Chris Skinner will co-lead a practical interactive workshop on How to Meet Increasingly Complex Valuation Challenges on January 20, 2016, preceding American Conference Institute’s 10th Advanced Forum on Import Compliance & Enforcement. Chris’ session aims to make sense of and provide guidance on a range of Customs valuation issues that import compliance professionals encounter on a … Continue Reading

BIS and DDTC Propose New Rules to Harmonise EAR and ITAR Definitions

On 3 June 2015, the US Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) published companion announcements in the Federal Register of proposed revisions to key terms in the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). The proposed rules, if adopted, … Continue Reading
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