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Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 19 September 2018

Decoding Trade Controls, Sanctions and Regulations on Dual-Use Goods

Minimise risk. Enhance competitiveness. Maintain compliance.

Keep abreast of changing export control regimes at the leading international event for exporters and trade compliance professionals.

Major player India joins the Wassenaar Arrangement

Contributed by Sonia Gupta, a Partner at Ashok Dhingra Associates, this article discusses in detail the implications of India's participation in the Wassenaar Arrangement.

Agenda Highlights from Autumn 2017

Altered Policy: Brexit, Trump & the EU

The latest on the modernisation of EU export control policy

An update on export control policy and sanctions under the Trump administration

Advice on the impact of Brexit on export controls and sanctions

Enforcement: The Lessons Learned

Case studies on recent high profile cases of enforcement, including ZTE and Epsilon Electronics. With the bill for the ZTE violation topping $1 billion, how can you avoid making the same mistakes?

A detailed review of recent enforcement cases in the UK, Netherlands and US. 

Export Licensing & Trade Controls Seminar

A practical guide to understanding export controls, taking you step by step through the process of exporting your product, and imparting the knowledge you need to do so with minimal risk.

The Threat of Cyber

A discussion of the issues surrounding cyber security and cyber surveillance technology

Keep abreast of the latest developments and stay protected

Includes a session on managing technology transfers in the cloud.

Interactive Features & Case Studies

Roundtable breakouts – in-depth discussion on hot topics including investigations and red flags

Advice on how to manage business with Iran and Russia

Network development lunch – meet like-minded industry peers in an informal setting

Focus on Asia

Hear from China, India, Japan and Singapore on changes in their export controls regulations. 

Includes speakers from Singapore Customs and the China Arms Control and Disarmament Organisation.

Networking Opportunities

40+ Expert Speakers

Hear from the industry's top speakers on a broad range of topics including sanctions and embargoes, dual use controls, encryption, intangible exports and regulatory updates.

15+ Networking Hours

Numerous networking opportunities including a town hall open forum, roundtable think tanks, a network development lunch, and refreshment breaks.

15+ Countries Represented

Meet colleagues from the global trade controls community including from the US, UK, France, Germany, Japan, China and India.

Expertise from Across the Supply Chain

Speakers for 2017's Global Trade Controls conference included regulators, legal professionals, digital compliance specialists and thought leaders from a wide range of businesses and organisations.

Expert Industry and Regulatory Advice for Solutions to Export Controls' Global Compliance Risks

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What the Epsilon Electronics Case Reveals About US Sanctions Regulations

In May 2017, the DC Court of Appeals instructed the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets (OFAC) to reconsider the severity of the $4 million penalty it imposed upon Epsilon Electronics for alleged sanctions violations. In this article on the KNect365 blog, Global Trade Controls' correspondent discusses the court's ruling, and why it might be good news for exporters and compliance professionals worried about US regulators' punitive stance on trading with Iran through third-party distributors.