James C. Burnett, Senior Attorney, Alston & Bird LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group's Webcast

Top Quote The Knowledge Group has announced today that James C. Burnett, Senior Attorney, Alston & Bird LLP will speak at it’s webcast: “EAR, ITAR, and OFAC Regulations: Fundamentals, Trends and Compliance Issues in 2019.” This event is scheduled on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm (ET). End Quote
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    About James C. Burnett
    James Burnett is a senior associate at Alston & Bird and a member of the firm’s International Trade & Regulatory Team based in Washington, D.C. James advises clients on a variety of issues associated with global trade, including export controls, economic sanctions, and related enforcement matters. He has represented U.S. and foreign clients in matters concerning the investigation and disclosure of export violations to various regulatory agencies, and has counseled clients regarding compliance with and licensing under the International Traffic and Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and sanctions regimes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). James received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and his B.A., cum laude, from Wake Forest University.

    About Alston & Bird LLP
    Founded in 1893, Alston & Bird is a leading national law firm and has offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Charlotte, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Raleigh, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C. The firm's attorneys provide a full range of services to domestic and international clients conducting business around the world. Counseling clients from what was initially a local context quickly expanded to regional, then national levels, and now spans a global economic environment. Alston & Bird has overlaid its broad range of legal skills and business knowledge with a commitment to innovation and technology.

    Event Synopsis:
    Over the years, the U.S. export control regulations have changed drastically. Recent developments include the expansion of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) Entity List and the Unverified List in Part 744, modifications to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) U.S. Munitions List (USML) categories, and the reimposition of the Office of Foreign Assets Control's (OFAC's) Iran sanction.

    With intensified implementation and constant regulatory changes in the backdrop, new compliance trends and issues are expected to continuously arise. Being in the know of the latest regulatory and case law updates is crucial in mitigating risks and addressing compliance issues.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in the enforcement of EAR, ITAR, and OFAC. Speakers will also present the important issues surrounding this significant topic along with tips and best practices for an effective compliance strategy.

    Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
    • EAR, ITAR, and OFAC Regulations – Fundamentals and Statistics
    • Emerging Trends in Regulatory Enforcement
    • Business Challenges and Opportunities Explored
    • Compliance Issues and Practical Strategies
    • What Lies Ahead

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/

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