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    (5/13/2022) : Registration is Open! BIS 2022 Update Conference on Export Controls and Policy June 29–July 1, 2022

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2022 Update Conference on Export Controls and Policy, June 29–July 1, 2022

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Registration is Open!

2022 Update Conference on Export Controls and Policy

Building a Network of Global Cooperation

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) will offer a hybrid Update Conference on Export Controls and Policy Wednesday, June 29–July 1, 2022. This 35th annual conference will be offered in-person at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C., and also virtually for the first two days. It will include keynote speakers, plenary sessions, breakout sessions, and an Exhibit Hall. Roundtable sessions with experts on many topics will be offered on the third day in-person only. There will be one reception at the end of the first day. The theme of this year’s conference is Building a Network of Global Cooperation.

 

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Complying with U.S. Export Controls, June 14-17, 2022

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Complying with U.S. Export Controls, June 14-17, 2022

 

In partnership with the World Trade Center Denver, and utilizing the power of virtual, interactive learning tools, BIS is now offering our popular Complying with U.S. Export Controls seminar as an online program. This interactive course delivers critical information for compliance with the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

 

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Complying with U.S. Export Controls, June 14-17, 2022 
   

E-Commerce


You will not find the term“E-Commerce” within the Export Administration Regulations (EAR); however, commerce transacted electronically may be subject to the EAR, the same as transactions that are not electronically facilitated.

 

The EAR apply to the conduct of business communication and transactions over networks and through computers and with the non-electronic buying and selling of goods and services and the transfer of funds. Your export (or deemed export)/reexport (or deemed reexport)/transfer transactions and other services may be subject to the EAR. Some transactions and activities specific to the E-Commerce environment where you should determine if you are subject to the EAR include:

  • Orders processed using the internet with tangible delivery of goods;
  • Intangible downloads and releases of technology and software.
  • The various services performed during transactions; and
  • Transfer of funds to certain entities and prohibited activities.

     

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FAQs:

Am I required under the EAR to actively screen for terrorist-supporting destinations?

In your business practice, it is prudent to use a standard of care to ensure that you will not violate any of the prohibition identified in the EAR. The EAR does not require a person posting software on the Internet to implement screening procedures for the terrorist countries. The "Know Your Customer" guidance in Supplement No. 3 to Part 732 provides companies with guidelines on how to comply with their responsibilities under the EAR. Related E-Commerce Links and FAQs

 

   
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