E1u—Introduction to U.S. Export Regulation
Subscriber price: $79.00, Non-subscriber price: $105.00
Estimated total study time: 7 hours 13 minutes
This course is an overview of the types of controls and procedural requirements which the U.S. government imposes on U.S. exports and certain other export-related activities and parties. Coverage includes the respective export-related responsibilities and regulatory requirements of the various U.S. agencies.
This course will benefit all who are becoming involved with U.S. exports for the first time, as well experienced exporters wishing to "fill in the gaps" in their understanding of the "big picture."
Individuals wishing to learn more basics about U.S. Export and related processes should also consider completing the following GISTnet courses:
U.S. Export Control Regulations, Control Objectives and Statistics
This lesson introduces the means and purposes of U.S. government involvement in exports. You will learn the five basic objectives of U.S. export policy, survey the various specific reasons for control of certain exports, and become acquainted with the key agencies and regulations involved in export control.
(Estimated study time: 1 hour 19 minutes)
- About Our Coverage of U.S. Export Regulations
- Objectives and Scope
- Our Goals Herein
- Topics Covered in Detail
- Topics Covered at Introductory-Level Only
- References to Mode of Transportation
- U.S. Laws and Publications Affecting Exports
- Introduction—"USC" and "CFR"
- Why the USC and CFR are Important to You
- Familiarization with the USC and CFR
- Key U.S. Publications Affecting Exports
- Commerce and National Sovereignty
- Objectives of BIS Administered Export Controls
- Specific Reasons for Control (CCL)
Additional Regulatory Objectives; Key Agencies Involved in U.S. Export Regulation
In this lesson we complete our initial survey of objectives of U.S. export regulation, and take up particular functions of key federal agencies charged with implementing U.S. export policy.
(Estimated study time: 1 hour 26 minutes)
- Additional Export Control Objectives/Agencies
- Restrictive Trade Practices
- ITAR (U.S. Munitions List)
- Sanctioned Parties
- Destination Country Sanctions
- Trade Statistics
- U.S. Export Responsibilities by Cabinet-Level Government Agency
- Department of Commerce—ITA, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)
- Department of State — U.S. Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC)
- Treasury—Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
- U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection—Enforcement
- Bureau of the Census—Trade Statistics
- Other Agencies
- Joint Export Policy/Advisory Bodies
- General—Export Policy and Procedures Development
- Export Administration Review Board (EARB)
- Advisory Committee on Export Policy (ACEP)
- Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)
Applicability of U.S. Export Controls
This lesson covers how to determine if a particular shipment or activity
inside or outside the U.S. may
be subject to some type of U.S. export control.
(Estimated study time: 1 hour 22 minutes)
- Applicability of Export Controls
- Is Your Export Subject to the EAR? (EAR Charts)
- Technical Data (Technology and Software)
- Scope of Control
- Control Challenges with "Technical Data"
- Foreign Origin, In-Transit Goods and Carnets
- Re-export of U.S. Items Previously Exported
- Activities of Individuals
- Within the U.S.
- Outside the U.S.
- Electronic Commerce & Software Downloads
General Export Compliance Requirements
This lesson addresses four general export compliance areas: export licenses for controlled exports, restrictive trade practices and boycotts, SED/export clearance requirements and record keeping.
(Estimated study time: 1 hour 21 minutes)
- General Export Compliance Requirements
- Export Licenses for Controlled Exports
- Export Clearance and Shipper's Export Declaration (EEI)
- Restrictive Trade Practices and Boycotts
- Export Record Keeping
- Responsibility of Forwarders and Other Agents
Enforcement of U.S. Export Laws & Regulations
This lesson covers the various ways in which an individual or company can violate U.S. export law and regulations, as well as methods by which BIS and U.S. Customs enforce export laws.
(Estimated study time: 1 hour 9 minutes)
- Acting with Knowledge
- Customs Enforcement of Export Laws and Regulations
- Operation Exodus
- Manifest Review
- Routine Inquiries
- How to Respond
- Compensation of Informants
- ICE Special Agents & Investigations
- CBP Seizure and Forfeiture
Civil and Criminal Penalties for Export Violations
This lesson concludes our introductory course with what can happen to those found in violation of U.S. export controls and regulations: fines, other civil sanctions and criminal prosecution.
(Estimated study time: 35 minutes)
- Civil and Criminal Sanctions for Violation of Export Laws and Regulations
- Legal Support for the Export Administration Regulations
- Types of Sanctions for Export Violations
- Violation of the ITAR (Defense Articles and Services)
- Violation of the FTR (False, Late or Not Filed EEI)