Jen Fernandez, Associate, Sidley Austin LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Webcast

Top Quote The Knowledge Group has announced today that Jen Fernandez, Associate, Sidley Austin LLP will speak at its 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 Jen Fernandez
    Jen Fernandez is a member of Sidley’s International Trade group. She focuses her practice on a variety of international trade laws and regulations, including the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), regulations administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and the anti-boycott requirements administered by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Internal Revenue Service. She advises clients on a variety of international trade compliance issues and leads international trade due diligence in corporate transactions. Jen also counsels clients on Exon-Florio reviews before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and foreign ownership, control, or influence (FOCI) mitigation matters before the U.S. Department of Defense. Jen received her J.D. from The George Washington University School of Law. Prior to attending law school, she received her B.A. in International Affairs/International Politics from The George Washington University.

    About Sidley Austin LLP
    Sidley Austin LLP is a premier law firm with a practice attuned to the ever-changing international landscape. The firm advises clients around the globe, with more than 2,000 lawyers worldwide. Sidley maintains a commitment to providing quality legal services and to offering advice in litigation, transactional and regulatory matters spanning virtually every area of law. The firm’s lawyers have wide-reaching legal backgrounds and are dedicated to teamwork, collaboration and superior client service.

    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:

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