E2u—U.S. Exports Subject to Controls; Export Licensing Procedures for Exporters

Subscriber price: $220.00, Non-subscriber price: $300.00
Estimated total study time: 17 hours 43 minutes [Enroll now]

This course, designed for exporters, covers:

This course is designed for exporters, freight forwarders and others who are:

Note: Though not a strict prerequisite, we strongly recommend taking the GISTnet course "Introduction to U.S. Export Regulation" as preparation for this course.

Recognizing Shipments Subject to U.S. Export Controls

This first lesson covers:

  1. Course objectives,
  2. Challenges faced by those who must make determinations as to U.S. export requirements (i.e., the exporter, perhaps with the help of an agent or forwarder),
  3. Where to get assistance with export questions and determinations,
  4. The overall framework of U.S. export policy as set forth in the DOC General Prohibitions, and
  5. Certain categories of "exports" which are not controlled.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 22 minutes)

Applicability and Communication of Export Controls; Controls Based on Destination Country

This lesson begins coverage of U.S. export restrictions based on requirements and restrictions as communicated in the EAR. After a general introduction, we proceed to controls based on destination country.

(Estimated study time: 49 minutes)

Commodity Based Restrictions - National Security, Foreign Policy and Short Supply Controls

In this lesson we address commodities subject to export controls for various reasons:
  1. National security controls
  2. Foreign policy controls
  3. Weapons non-proliferation (CB and CW)
  4. Anti-terrorism (AT)
  5. Crime control (CC)
  6. Prevention of exports of certain goods to countries the U.S. wishes to sanction; and,
  7. A few commodities of which the U.S. has a supply shortage ("short supply controls").

(Estimated study time: 46 minutes)

Commodity Based Restrictions - Controlled Substances (DEA Regulated Exports)

This lesson is an overview of requirements and is designed as information and operational support for freight forwarders, customs brokers and other transportation intermediaries who may, in their course of business, facilitate the import or export of controlled substances and/or DEA-regulated items on behalf of clients.

(Estimated study time: 51 minutes)

Commodity Based Restrictions - BATF Regulation of Alcohol and Tobacco

In this lesson, we address how the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATF) regulatory requirements extend to the import and export of such products and generally involve the registration and/or permitting of parties who engage in such commerce. We also discuss the collection and/or remission of domestic taxes on such articles, various record keeping and reporting regimes and, for some items, such as firearms and explosives, the actual control of such commerce through the permitting of specific transactions.

(Estimated study time: 51 minutes)

Commodity Based Restrictions - Additional Commodities & Regulating Agencies

In this lesson we discuss a number of other USG agencies with jurisdiction over certain exports in addition to the BIS. The DOC, DDTC (DOS) and DEA controls we cover are typically based on the exported commodity. However, these agencies may exercise export controls by commodity, quantity, destination country, transaction party, or a combination of these particulars. Each agency may also mandate certain procedures for the exports under their regulation.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 10 minutes)

Commodity Based Restrictions - BATF Regulation of Firearms & Explosives

In this lesson we address the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (BATF) responsibilities with respect to firearms and ammunition, including military weapons and equipment of all types as they appear in the U.S. Munitions Import List with a primary focus on access to, use of and federal taxation of firearms within the United States.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 13 minutes)

Export Restrictions Based on Transaction Parties and Circumstances

In this lesson we present an overview of the U.S. restrictions based on transaction parties and/or shipment circumstances, including restrictive trade practices and boycotts.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 40 minutes)

Determining Specific Export Requirements; Is a License Required?

This lesson offers an excellent step-by-step explanation of the overall EAR process, which should be understood before attempting to make any particular shipment determination.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 34 minutes)

Export License Exceptions

Our coverage in this lesson focuses on the more commonly used license exceptions which may be used as export authorization in lieu of an export license which might otherwise be required under the EAR. We also cover certain license exceptions which apply to shipments of items subject to short supply controls (SS).

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 28 minutes)

Export License Responsibilities and Concerns

The purpose of this lesson is to address the typical responsibilities for determining export requirements and applying for a needed export license or export permit. Although specific procedures, forms, support documents, license or permit disposition and record keeping requirements vary by the USG agency that regulates a particular type of export, responsibilities of the transaction parties and compliance issues are similar. Our coverage is not intended to be a thorough step-by-step instruction on exact procedures and we do not address all possible issues or concerns.

(Estimated study time: 49 minutes)

Export Licensing Requirements --- BIS, U.S. Dept. of Commerce

In this lesson, we address how the shipper/exporter must determine what sort of export authorization is required before applying for any such and to which agency the exporter must apply.

(Estimated study time: 39 minutes)

DOC/BIS Export License Application - Support Documents

In this section of our library, we address specific license application requirements, how the application process proceeds with the gathering of necessary information and support documents, and then the application itself.

(Estimated study time: 49 minutes)

DOC (BIS) License Application Procedures, Record Keeping and Reexports

In this lesson, we discuss ways to prepare and apply for a DOC export license or an advisory Commerce Control List (CCL) (Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCNs)) classification).

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 8 minutes)

Export Licensing of Defense Articles (U.S. State Department)

In this portion of our library, we discuss the reason for control of defense articles and dual-use items, as well as the procedures for determining their export license requirements and the procedures involved in their licensing by the DOS, U.S. Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC).

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 26 minutes)

Export Licensing of Defense Articles (cont.)

In this final lesson, we discuss various supporting documents required for submission with a DOS export license application, the required nomination of the export license's designated forwarder(s) and DOS license application processing and issuance.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 7 minutes)