There have been a number of important developments in the area of export control regulations and economic sanctions. Foreseeable international events are expected to have a significant impact in the near future. This calls for an update on trade controls from both a US and EU perspective.
This seminar specifically aims at providing business with (i) a clear understanding of relevant US and EU trade controls and their enforcement and (ii) an insight in recent and expected developments and their practical implications. Attention will be paid inter alia to the following developments:
- Iran post JCPOA-adoption;
- Ongoing sanctions agains Russia;
- Consequences of Brexit;
- Consequences of the American 2016 Presidential elections.
Specific attention will also be paid to the recast of the EU Dual-Use Regulation, which foresees the inclusion of a human rights factor in the processing of export license requests and other important changes. Mr Stéphane Chardon, Head of Sector, Strategic Export Controls at the European Commission and responsible for the recast of the EU Dual-Use Regulation will provide a tour d’horizon of the changes (tbc).
Who should attend:
Corporate compliance officers and legal and tax counsel of large and mid-sized companies with an international business presence, including financial institutions/banks, seeking to keep abreast of the latest developments in the field of US and EU trade controls