Ken Weigel presented, "Managing Re-Exports and Retransfers: Ensuring Compliance Obligations are Met Down the Supply Chain," June 15, 2:45pm - 3:45pm, during this annual International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) conference sponsored by C5. Establishing and maintaining an effective compliance program is the first defense in successfully detecting, preventing and investigating potential ITAR controls violations. This conference provided information on the latest guidelines and practical advice for overcoming the complexities in complying with the ITAR. Ken's presentation addressed the following questions and topics.
- What is a re-export or retransfer
- of goods?
- of information?
- What are the general obligations for re-exports and retransfers under US law?
- Are there any exemptions available for the retransfer or re-export?
- How are these obligations affected by
- additions or developments made in Europe?
- change of US item from commercial to military outside the US?
- retransferring to another site within a country or to another company within the same country?
- Balancing EU compliance with US requirements
- EU Anti Boycott
- Anti Discrimination
- Data protection
- Who obtains the approvals?
- Best practices for accurately determining the end-use and end-user
- checking where the product is going
- tracking the route of the product shipment
- Enforcement of re-exports and retransfers under US and EU laws
- liability for third party/customer violations and mitigation
- US reforms to re-export and retransfer rules
Alston & Bird hosted a cocktail reception during the conference on June 15, 5:30pm.
June 15-16, 2011
Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski / Munich, Germany