Monday, May 20, 2013

Export Compliance Bootcamp, Tampa, Florida, May 29, 2013, For Exporters and Freight Forwarders

Export Attorney Peter Quinter to Present at the "Export Compliance Bootcamp" presented by the U.S. Commercial Service and the Florida District Export Council

When: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Where: the EpiCenter at St. Petersburg College, 13805 58th St. North, Room 1-453, Clearwater, Florida 33760

Who Should Attend:  All those involved in the export process including manufacturers, exporters, freight forwarders, air and ocean carriers, international trade consultants and bankers, etc.

Click Here for the Registration Form
Contact Rachel Kreissl of the U.S. Department of Commerce at 727-464-4166 or by email at for more information.

What's Covered?
- How to avoid shipping to denied parties,
- Whether your product needs an export license,
- How to apply for an export license,
- Which government agency has jurisdiction over export controls for your product,
- Export filing requirements (foreign trade regulations),
- The new Automated Export System (AES) requirements, 
- Export Administration Regulations (EAR),
- International Trafficking in Arms Regulations (ITAR), 
- Trade embargoes and sanction, and
- Voluntary Self Disclosures (VSDs).

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S Department of Commerce and the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) of the U.S. Department of State investigate and assess penalties against exporters and freight forwarders for export violations.  Numerous Tampa Bay area companies have been criminally prosecuted for export violations.

 For any questions or comments regarding these topics, please contact:

Peter Quinter, Shareholder and Chair
Customs and International Trade Law Group
GrayRobinson, P.A.
1221 Brickell Avenue
Suite 1600
Miami, Florida 33131
Office: (305) 416-6960
Mobile: (954) 270-1864

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