Richard J. Burke,Partner, White & Case LLP to Speak at TKG's Speaking Opportunity - Export Control Reform - Unfinished Business LIVE Webcast

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  • (1888PressRelease) September 02, 2017 - The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Richard J. Burke, Partner, White & Case LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Export Control Reform – Unfinished Business.”

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    About Richard J. Burke
    Richard J. Burke is a partner in the Washington, DC office of White & Case where he is co-head of the firm’s international economic sanctions and export control practice.

    Richard is part of the firm’s Washington-based international trade group and is a valued resource for clients seeking to navigate the legal complexities of US economic sanctions and export controls. Richard has extensive experience advising on regulatory compliance and representing clients in enforcement cases arising from the regulations of a number of U.S. Government agencies charged with administering sanctions and export controls, including the Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the Commerce Department Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), and the State Department Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC). On OFAC-related matters Richard assists both US and non-US clients with all aspects of compliance with the various US economic sanctions programs including those relating to Iran, Ukraine-related Russia sanctions, Syria, Cuba, Sudan, North Korea, and the various list-based programs targeting sanctioned persons and entities in connection with sanctionable conduct including WMD proliferation, terrorism, organized crime, and corruption. On BIS-related matters Richard advises on export control compliance policies and procedures, obtaining export licenses when required, and representing clients before the agency in enforcement actions or voluntary self-disclosures. With respect to DDTC, Richard’s experience includes all aspects of compliance with the US International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and associated licensing and approval requirements.

    Richard also has extensive experience representing transactional clients in the regulation of foreign acquisitions of control over US operations that may involve sensitive national security concerns requiring review by the interagency Treasury Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Richard has successfully represented both US and non-US clients in navigating dozens of transactions through the CFIUS process.

    Richard also has advised clients in other international trade disciplines, including US trade remedy administrative and judicial proceedings, with particular regard to anti-dumping and countervailing duty matters, as well as customs compliance issues including classification, country of origin, valuation and marking.

    About White & Case LLP
    White & Case is a truly global law firm, uniquely positioned to help our clients achieve their ambitions in today's G20 world.

    As a pioneering international law firm, our cross-border experience and diverse team of local, US and English-qualified lawyers consistently deliver results for our clients.

    In both established and emerging markets, our lawyers are integral, long-standing members of the community, giving our clients insights into the local business environment alongside our experience in multiple jurisdictions.

    We work with some of the world's most respected and well-established banks and businesses, as well as start-up visionaries, governments and state-owned entities.

    Event Synopsis:
    Understanding how to adapt to the changes brought by the Export Control Reform, can result to real benefits for companies. As new developments continue to re-shape the US export control requirements under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), it is important for companies to stay updated and observe strict compliance.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and industry experts will discuss the latest updates on US Export Control Reform and the best practices in complying with the requirements of ITAR and EAR. They will also provide insights on the potential changes the Trump Administration may bring upon the Export Control Reform.

    Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:
    - Export Control Reform – An Overview
    - Recent Enforcement Trends
    - Latest Regulatory Developments
    - Voluntary Disclosure, Criminal Penalties and Personal Liability
    - Complying with US Export Controls
    - Overcoming Compliance Challenges

    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 for an event, please visit:

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