US Export Controls and Sanctions UpdateThere have been many recent changes to US export controls and sanctions laws and regulations that impacted North Dakota companies involved in the defense and commercial sectors. In addition, the new US President has promised to make changes to US sanctions programs. Join us the US Export Controls and Sactions Update on Thursday, April 13 as the North Dakota exporting community learns first-hand from Douglas Jacobson, an experienced international trade attorney based in Washington, DC, about the recent changes, issues and trends in export control policies, regulations and practices. This update will provide useful and timely information on the changes to US export controls and sanctions and will provide practical information on how those changes impact possible business opportunities, while remaining compliant. Other key developments that will be discussed during the program include the continuation of the US Export Control Reform Process, modifications to the US embargoes on Iran, Cuba, Burma, and Sudan, and updates on the continued US sanctions on Russia and Crimea.Understanding and Complying With the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) Any company that does business globally faces exposure under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. This is particularly true with the current FCPA enforcement environment in which record penalties have been assessed on individuals and companies. The topics that will be covered includeOverview of the FCPA, the UK Bribery Act and the OECD Convention on BriberyRed flags and anti-bribery due diligenceCountries of increased concernWho are "Foreign officials" covered by the FPCA?FCPA exceptions and defensesCommon issues associated with gifts, meals, entertainment and travel expensesElements of an effective FCPA compliance programOther hot topics and risk areasMorning Session:US Export Controls & Sanctions UpdateDate: Thursday, April 13, 2017Time: 8:30am-12:30pm CSTCost: $45 for NDTO Members; $60 for non-membersAfternoon Session:Understanding & Complying with the US FCPADate: Thursday, April 13, 2017Time: 1:30pm-4:30pm CSTCost: $45 for NDTO Members; $60 for non-membersLocation: NDTO Conference Room, 2nd Floor Schollander PavilionRed River Valley Fairgrounds, 1805 West Main Ave., West Fargo, NDLunch will be served between the sessions. Please RSVP by Monday, April 10, 2017.
Thursday, April 13, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
NDTO Conference Room (2nd Floor Schollander)1805 West Main AveRed River Valley FairgroundsWest Fargo, ND 58078
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