Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
23 - 27 April 2012
Short Course (WS1074)
Safely Navigating the Deep Waters of International Trade: Legal Best Practices
Wednesday 25 April 2012
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

FormatShort Course
Course Canceled
  • Course Level:
  • Introductory
  • CEU:
  • 0.35
If your company's sales activities, products or services come in contact with foreign jurisdictions, this is a must attend program. The stakes have never been higher. Anyone who wants to answer questions such as, "what are the legal pitfalls of doing business internationally?" or "what are best practices for engaging in global trade?" will benefit from taking this course. During this course the following topics will be addressed: • Primer on international trade laws and regulations, including: o Foreign Corrupt Practices Act o Export Administration Regulations o International Traffic in Arms Regulations o Office of Foreign Assets Control Regulations • Best practices for high tech companies designed to ensure compliance with the full panoply of U.S. international trade laws and regulations • Protecting your intellectual property internationally, and considerations in establishing operations abroad • Best practices for contracting with representatives, distributors, and suppliers • Recent developments During this fast-paced course you will be provided with cutting edge information designed to assist you in safely and effectively navigating the legal shoals of doing business internationally. Real world situations and lessons learned will be provided, as well as practical tips on best practices.
Learning Outcomes
  • identify various U.S. international trade regimes and how they impact your business
  • protect and effectively utilize your intellectual property
  • develop the key ingredients of an effective compliance program to deal with the full panoply of U.S. international trade laws and regulations
  • enter into more effective and protective legal agreements with foreign parties
  • avoid pitfalls and grow your business free of negative legal repercussions
Owners, executives, scientists, engineers, and technicians that wish to learn how to grow business while effectively and efficiently navigating U.S. international trade laws and regulations. This course expands upon and is complementary to WS933 Complying with the ITAR: A Case Study, and WS1037 Advanced Topics in U.S. International Trade Law. Attendance at WS933 and/or WS1037 is helpful but not a prerequisite.
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