Blog: OCR‘s Presence at the 8th Annual Defense Trade Conference

OCR was present at SMI's 8th annual Defence Exports Trade Conference, and team members met with European export control managers who deal with ITAR and are therefore are relatively unfamiliar with the nuances to EAR regulatory requirements. With the recent Obama export control reforms, industry are now being forced to do a hurried studies of the EAR.
Blog: Ocr‘s Presence At The 8th Annual Defense Trade Conference

OCR’s presentation was insightful and designed to give those working in defense exports compliance the tools they need to survive the recent changes and work toward greater success with their export compliance.


At the conference, OCR and other presenters addressed current developments in US Export Reforms and plans for the future. European Commission on Conventional Arms Exports (COARM) and the Common Position 2008/944/CFSP. Address concerns and details from EU member states such as the UK, Germany, Italy, Spain and The Netherlands and international countries such as Turkey and Israel and analyze global developments between friendly countries.


This conference analysed how regulations on dual-use items, the United States Munitions List & ITAR, the Commercial Control List & EAR, compliance procedures & licensing protocols & applications, the Arms Trade Treaty & other international treaties, embargos & sanctions, and other controls impact on defence companies’ global trade operations.


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