The following events related to international trade may be of interest to you:
Join the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) for the Vietnam Transmission Modernization Reverse Trade Mission (RTM). The USTDA will host a delegation of officials from Vietnam’s National Power Transmission Corporation and related subsidiary transmission companies. The RTM is scheduled for Oct. 16-27, 2017, and will take place in Washington, DC; Portland, OR; and San Francisco, CA. The purpose of this RTM is to introduce delegates to U.S. technologies and industry best practices in the electric power transmission sector. More Info→
Join the HBA International Law Section, Anti-Trust Section, Corporate Counsel Section, and Oil and Gas Section at an exciting lunch held in the Energy Corridor as Compliance Counsel for companies in various sectors of the oil and gas industry discuss topics of interest, including the impact of the Trump Administration on laws and regulations such as the FCPA, export controls, sanctions, and anti-trust, among other topics. Register→
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) invites you to join the OFAC 2017 Fall Symposium which will include presentations on OFAC regulations affecting all U.S. persons, as well as targeted reviews of sanctions concerns for new and updated OFAC programs. The event is free but advance registration is required. More Info→
Join U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for the 2017 East Coast Trade Symposium in Atlanta, GA. CBP confirmed that an agenda and registration will be forthcoming.
Below are Joiner Law Firm related events of 2017:
SEP20 JLF Attorneys to Present at Advanced Topics in Customs Compliance Conference (Houston, TX)
At this year’s conference, Jamie Joiner will discuss several important trade-related topics, including key recent Customs cases, rulings, and regulatory changes that every import compliance manager should be aware of; the latest 2017 guidance from BIS and DOJ on the government’s expectations for U.S. export control and sanctions compliance programs; the use of ACE export data to monitor exporters’ compliance; and the importance of a post export audit process in compliance programs. JLF attorneys, Mike Wilson and Lindsey Roskopf, will present on balancing deemed export compliance obligations with anti-discrimination laws. Joiner Law Firm is a proud sponsor of this advanced-level trade compliance conference. Register→
Jamie Joiner is set to discuss the new administration’s impact on free trade and to provide an update on U.S. sanctions (including sanctions on Cuba, Iran, and Russia), at the 2017 Texas Customs Brokers & Forwarders Conference. The conference is intended to bring valuable educational programming to the brokerage and forwarder community, while creating a business casual atmosphere mixed with just the right amount of fun! Joiner Law Firm is a proud sponsor of the conference, which will be held this year at Moody Gardens in Galveston, TX. Please stop by and visit our exhibitor booth! Register→
Join the Houston Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarder Association (HCBFFA) on May 17, 2017 to hear Jamie Joiner present on the export and sanctions compliance responsibilities of freight forwarders; practical compliance tips for freight forwarders in working with U.S. exporters/shippers; and recent changes and enforcement actions in the export controls and sanctions arena. Jamie's presentation will also include an outlook under the new administration. Link→
To help put the Trump administration’s developing policy regarding China in perspective, Jamie Joiner and other panelists from academia and Chinese state owned entities will discuss topics related to US-China energy trade, current Chinese energy policy, and U.S. law impacting Chinese energy trade and investment. This event is organized by the Houston Bar Association’s International Law Section. View Flyer→
Jamie Joiner will be providing an update on recent changes to U.S. export controls and sanctions laws and regulations as well as an outlook on export enforcement under the new administration at the Houston District Export Council’s Export University seminar on the morning of April 13th. Link
If you are going to be in New Orleans for the upcoming NCBFFA Conference, be sure to stop by Booth 49 where Joiner Law Firm will be celebrating just how sweet compliance can be with a bar, a CANDY BAR that is! Come and enjoy all of the sweet treats we’ll have! You won’t want to miss it! Link
This morning breakfast seminar, led by U.S. Commercial Service-Houston and Houston West Chamber staff, provides an updated outlook of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The program will cover the information exporters must know to comply with U.S. Export control requirements on commercial goods, and understanding changes under the new administration. Link
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