A World View on Compliance Training

Wednesday, March 13, 2024
10:30AM-11:30AM EDT
(2:30PM-3:30PM UK TIME)
Join us as we discuss the current global regulatory landscape and the importance of compliance training for the global trade compliance practitioners. We will start off with understanding the context and the global regulatory drivers for the need for continued training. 
We will discuss some of the recent and emerging trends in global trade compliance training and will explore regulatory training requirements as well as the catalysts. We will explore new technologies that are enabling more creative & effective delivery and enhanced understanding, retention, and use of training content.
This webinar is ideal for anyone involved in developing or implementing trade compliance programs for U.S. and non-U.S. entities of any size.

Meet Our Speakers

Join Brad Kabanuk and Debi Davis, both experts with decades of experience in creating and executing world-class compliance programs, in this interesting discussion of where we are and where we can go next.

Brad Kabanuk, Founder and President, Content Enablers

Given his industry expertise as a licensed attorney and compliance practitioner, Brad understands that compliance training must be personalized to each company’s business operations and individual employees in order to be the most effective. This key insight is the foundation upon which he built Content Enablers, and continues to be the standard that the company uses when designing customized online training for each client.

In addition to driving Content Enablers’ overarching strategy and business initiatives, Brad oversees the creative development and design process to maximize the user experience and presentation of the training content.

Prior to founding Content Enablers, Brad pioneered the development of ExportLink.com, the first web-based solution for managing the complex international trade process – from planning and evaluation to marketing, sales, compliance, finance, and shipping. Export-Link was acquired by NextLinx, Corp., where Brad worked for two years as vice president of online services. He also served as a vice president for international services for a major Washington, D.C. defense contractor and as an international trade advisor for the State of Minnesota.

Debi Davis, CEO and President, Davis International Trade Consulting Services LLC (DBA Davis ITC)

Debi is the CEO and President of Davis International Trade Consulting Services LLC (DBA Davis ITC) and has over 35 years of experience in international trade compliance. Debi has led ITC programs for various Aerospace & Defense companies with operations across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and North America, including TransDigm, Esterline, UTC Aerospace Systems, Goodrich, TRW, Lockheed Martin Corporation, General Electric, and Westinghouse. Debi successfully led three companies through State Department Consent Agreements, including serving as the Internal Special Compliance Official (SCO) for one of those.

Debi brings a wide range of experience to clients covering Export and Import Compliance and Licensing, Customs Activities, Investigations and Disclosures, Economic Sanctions, Anticorruption Compliance, Merger and Acquisition Due Diligence, and other compliance-related activities. She has assisted companies globally with the development and improvement of Internal Compliance Programs and Trade Compliance Audits and Assessments. Debi is also sought for public speaking and has provided training for government agencies and associations throughout the US, Canada, Australia, Asia, the Middle East, and Europe.

Debi served for four years as the Society for International Affairs (SIA) President and has been a member of the Board of Directors and an Advisor to SIA since 1991. She also chaired the Aerospace Industries Association’s (AIA) International Council for three years and was a member of that Council for over 20 years. Debi also served as a Department of State Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) member for 18 years. She was an advisor to the Secretary of Commerce and US Trade Representative through the Industry Trade Advisory Committee (ITAC) on Aerospace for 19 years. Debi also served as a US Delegate to the first World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial in Singapore in 1996 and as a US advisor to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris on the Anticorruption Advisory Committee.

Debi was the inaugural recipient of the Jill Garrison Lifetime Achievement Award from SIA in 2019 and led her team at Esterline to be named the Export Compliance Team of the Year by World ECR in 2018.

Meet the Moderator

Abhishek Kishore

OCR, Managing Director - International

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