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 October 6, 2014 - November 9, 2014

Why YOU Should Take FCIB’s US Export Regulations and Compliance Course?

If your company or its overseas subsidiaries/divisions are importing or exporting products or services, you are subject to US and global regulatory compliance and controls. From the CEO to the Credit Manager to the Sales Force, compliance is everyone’s responsibility and can pose a risk not only to your company, but to you personally.

FCIB’s unique and comprehensive 5-week online course provides vital knowledge for companies engaged in cross border transactions or who have operating subsidiaries or divisions  in countries outside of the U.S. You will learn how to spot red flags and recognize when it is time to seek help from your company's compliance officer or legal counsel. Topics covered include:

  • Risks for Credit Managers, Commercial Lenders and Investment Bankers 
  • Multilateral Regimes and Treaties and Worldwide Export Controls
  • The International Traffic in Arms Regulations
  • The Export Administration Regulations
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention
  • International Standards for Export Controls

Reserve your space todayclass is limited to 30 students.


Why Does This Course Matter?

Compliance is everyone’s responsibility and ignorance is no excuse. Negligence can pose a risk not only to your company, but to you personally. This course is designed to provide vital knowledge needed to be compliant and to enable you to recognize when specific situations represent potential violations of regulations and sanctions. Past attendees include international sales departments, credit managers, legal and compliance departments and other employees of U.S. based companies involved in cross border transactions.


About the Course

 The five-week Export Regulations and Compliance online course consists of 5 modules:

Week 1

  • Lesson 1: Introductions
  • Lesson 2: Enforcement Environment for Export Controls
  • Lesson 3: An Overview of Export Controls

Week 2

  • Lesson 1: An Overview of Re-export Controls
  • Lesson 2: Multilateral Regimes and Treaties and Export Controls around the World

Week 3

  • Lesson 1: The U.S. Export Control Agencies and Regulations
  • Lesson 2: Commodity Jurisdiction - The Very First Question
  • Lesson 3: The International Traffic in Arms Regulations
  • Lesson 4: Licensing Exemptions under the ITAR
  • Lesson 5: The Export Administration Regulations

Week 4

  • Lesson 1: License Exceptions under the EAR
  • Lesson 2: EAR End-use Restriction
  • Lesson 3: Blacklist Name Screening and License Determination
  • Lesson 4: U.S. Embargoes and Economic Sanctions Programs

Week 5

  • Lesson 1: The EAR Anti-boycott Rules
  • Lesson 2: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention
  • Lesson 3: UNSC Resolution 1540 and International Standards for Export Controls and Reports by Each Member State
  • Lesson 4: Risks for Investment Bankers, Commercial Lenders, and Credit Managers
  • Lesson 5: Establishing Effective Compliance Programs

Course Completion Requirements: Below is a list of requirements students need to meet in order to receive credit and a certificate of completion for having successfully completed the Export Regulations and Compliance online course.

  • Score 70% or higher on the Module Quizzes
  • Participate in the online discussion
  • Complete the program evaluation


Registration Fees


FCIB Members

NACM Members Non-Members
BEFORE Sep 6, 2014


$545 $645
AFTER Sep 6, 2014 $645 $745 $845



Laura Pedersen, CDCS, ICCE
Global Banking Officer
First National Bank of Omaha

Laura Pedersen, CDCS, ICCE, a global banking officer for First National Bank of Omaha, has over 35 years in the international arena. For 19 years, Laura has managed the international department for a large manufacturing company, where she oversees international credit and collections, international shipping and documentation, and international order entry and customer service. With Laura’s extensive background in all aspects of international trade, she has been working with companies helping them to facilitate their international transactions (both importing and exporting). Laura presents workshops and webinars covering international topics throughout the US on a regular basis.


Cancellation Policy

Cancellation & Refund Policy: Registration fees, less a $50 processing fee will be refunded for written cancellations received 21 days before the program start date. No refunds for cancellations within 21 days of the course start date. Substitutions are permitted.


Accreditation Points

Participants earn 6 Education and 6 Participation Points towards the International Certified Credit Executive (ICCE) certification/recertification.