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Why Should You Attend:
The US government regulates the export of information, commodities, technology, and software considered important to US national security, economic competition, and foreign policy. Since 9/11, the US government enforcement has increased due to concerns about terrorism. Exporters need a customized compliance program in order to manage their export decisions and to be compliant with the EARs. Penalties for violation of EARs are severe, including fines that can be as high as $250,000 per civil violation and 1,000,000 for criminal violations, as well as 20 years imprisonment per violation.
This webinar will detail export controls, Know Your Customer guidelines, penalties for violating EARs guidelines, and DOC recommendations.
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Who Will Benefit:
Douglas Cohen, has for more than 20 years, been at the forefront of international trade and transactions. With senior positions in private law practice, the European Union, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the global airline industry, Mr. Cohen has developed substantial expertise in import-export compliance, international contracts, anti-trust, intellectual property, data privacy, aviation/aerospace, and EU law and policy.
At present, he is Director General for Trade and Transactions at Worldwide Trade and Legal Associates (WWTL), where he provides legal and strategic counsel to companies seeking to develop and expand foreign markets. In addition, Mr. Cohen directs the Compliance Training division at WWTL, where he works with companies to create and improve their import-export, anti-bribery, antitrust, and intellectual property compliance procedures. Major clients include leaders in aerospace, aviation, information technology, software, semiconductors, and telecommunications.
Mr. Cohen has been asked to teach international trade, global business, and international law at several universities in the United States, Asia, the Near East, and Europe. He is the author of numerous publications and training DVDs in the fields of import-export compliance, international negotiations, foreign market entry, cross-cultural communications, Internet law, data privacy, and intellectual property protection.