ITAR has become a major issue for government contractors. In recent years the US Government has been increasing enforcement of this important area of regulation. While the ITAR is part of the US export control laws, it also applies to activities beyond exports and applies to many US companies in their domestic business activities. This is especially a problem for government contractors firms that do a lot of work in domestic contracts - while companies in the defense area are familiar with this, many firms that perform domestic contracts for US government agencies are subject to ITAR requirements.
Executives of many of these companies are hearing that they may be subject to these regulations but they are not sure where to go to learn more. This is a highly technical area of the law and many US law firms do not have substantial expertise in this area. Many of the major government contractors - technical services, information technology, military training - are struggling with this. This is at all levels - large, medium and smaller firms.
The stakes are high - in one recent enforcement case ITT received $128,000,000 in combined criminal and civil penalties, and in the most recent case BAE Systems received an astonishing $400,000,000 criminal penalty from a US District Court judge in the Distinct of Columbia.
Our program is designed to provide corporate counsel, outside attorneys, Directors & Officers a clear overview of this area of the law - to help them determine if they are regulated under ITAR and if so, to learn the fundamental principles of these regulations.
Topic Outline: The presentation will address the following topics:
- • Up-to-the-minute Regulatory Updates
- • ITAR: The International Traffic In Arms Regulations
- • How do I know if my company is subject to ITAR?
- • Company registration under the ITAR
- • Application to Technical Data and Software
- • Application to Technical Services
- • Requirements for dealing with Foreign Nationals
- • Special rules for government contractors Firms - are we subject to ITAR if we perform services for US government agencies?
- • Techniques for filing Technical Assistance Agreements (TAA’s)
- • How to develop an effective ITAR Compliance Program
- • Voluntary disclosure and dealing with past violations
Course Level: Intermediate
Method Of Presentation: Group-Based-Internet
Developer: The Knowledge Group, LLC
Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 1.75 - 2.0
Advance Preparation: Print and review course materials
Course Code: 114221
Recording Fee: $299 (Please click here for details)
Agenda (click here to view more)
Williams Mullen, Chair, International Practice Group,
Thomas McVey, Esq. He and Bob Vander Lugt had planned the following. some companies are covered by ITAR and may not know it.
Bob Vander Lugt, Director of Export Compliance, Export Import Shared Services,
Northrop Grumman Corporation
Chris Halloran, Senior Manager, Global Trade Solutions,
Nathan B. Gollaher , Senior Manager, Indirect Tax - Customs and International Trade ,
Ernst & Young LLP
Thomas McVey, Esq.
Chair, International Practice Group
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Northrop Grumman Corporation
Bob Vander Lugt
Director of Export Compliance,
Export Import Shared Services
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Deloitte Tax LLP
Senior Manager, Global Trade Solutions
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Ernst & Young LLP
Nathan B. Gollaher
Senior Manager, Indirect Tax - Customs and International Trade
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Who Should Attend?
- Export Compliance Specialists, Coordinators and Administrators
- Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers of Contracts
- Risk Officers
- General Counsel
- Senior Executives
- VP, Legal Affairs/Operations
- International Trade Counsel
- Export Compliance Counsel
- Export Controls Counsel and Consultants
This is a must attend event for anyone interested in learning ITAR for government contract firms.
- Detailed guidance explained by the most qualified key leaders & experts
- Hear directly from key regulators & thought leaders
- Interact directly with panel during Q&A
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ITAR for Government Contractors
Williams Mullen was founded in 1909 and is one of the oldest and largest law firms in Virginia. The firm has offices throughout Virginia, N. Carolina, Washington DC and London, and practice groups in all major areas of law.
Deloitte LLP’s Customs & Global Trade group has a worldwide network of over 300 international trade professionals in over 90 countries. The team works together seamlessly to provide strategic and cost-effective import/export, supply chain and trade compliance solutions across the globe.
Deloitte LLP’s Customs and Global Trade group works together with clients to strategically approach efficient and effective management of day-to-day export control and import obligations. In particular, the team specializes in implementing comprehensive trade and export control management programs and systems to achieve optimal compliance and risk management while simultaneously maximizing commercial activity and reducing costs throughout the business
Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 152,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. Ernst & Young’s Customs and International Trade team brings together vast experience and global knowledge to serve clients anywhere in the world they do business. We have more than 350 dedicated professionals globally, with experience in more than 140 countries.
Our Customs and International Trade team is multidisciplinary, including professionals with accounting, legal, government and industry backgrounds. This diversity of backgrounds allows us to look at situations from multiple perspectives, helping clients efficiently reach their objectives. We advise on local rules and across jurisdictions, helping companies with compliance and lawful duty reduction.
Our practitioners have experience in customs, export controls, economic sanctions, anti-boycott and anti-bribery in customs clearance. We work in conjunction with our International Tax, Global Indirect Tax, Supply Chain, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services and Business Risk Services practices to deliver complete global services for international companies.
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.
Our core competencies are aligned with the current and future needs of our customers and address emerging global security challenges in key areas, such as unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics that are critical to the defense of the nation and its allies.
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