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Preparing for Compliance and Enforcement Under Export Control Reform
February 19 2014 10.00am - 11.00am


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As Export Control Reform (ECR) continues to be rolled out by the U.S. Department of Commerce and other agencies, companies will need to adjust and fine-tune their export compliance practices.

Recent enforcement actions and settlements highlight the need for awareness and compliance in these changing times. This webinar will provide an overview of ECR and what credit professionals should do to promote export compliance practices in their organizations

Did You Know:

  • Changes to the export control reform don’t loosen or remove controls on the most sensitive defense items. Rather, they more stringently protect those items against diversion to end-users or end uses of concern.The reforms recalibrate the controls and licensing requirements on items that pose a low risk to national security so the government can improve its ability to safeguard the items that most require protection.
  • Why there is an apparent recent rash of enforcement actions for companies doing business globally?
  • Are your export controls compliance program and the compliance programs' in violation Under the Export Control Reform?
  • Are you familiar with the Foreign Corrupt Act (FCPA)?



Yormick JonJon P. Yormick, Managing Attorney, Yormick & Associates

Mr. Yormick is the founder and managing attorney for Yormick & Associates. He represents and advises clients on international trade and transactions, export controls, including Export Administration Regulations, International Traffic in Arms Regulations, Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctions, anti-boycott regulations, deemed exports, voluntary self-disclosures and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He also represents and advises clients on NAFTA and U.S. Customs law matters including fines, penalties and forfeitures, and prior disclosures. In addition, he personally handles and manages all litigation and dispute resolution cases for the firm's clients. Mr. Yormick is a frequent speaker on topics regarding international law, giving presentations on NAFTA, export controls, U.S. Customs regulations and enforcement of judgments in NAFTA jurisdictions.

Besides being admitted to practice and actively represent clients in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Michigan, New York and Ohio, he is admitted in several federal courts and practices before the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and has represented clients pro hac vice in federal courts in California, Indiana, North Carolina and Texas.

Mr. Yormick is a member of the international law section for several bar associations including DC, Michigan, Cleveland and the American Bar Association, and is also a member of the Customs and International Trade Bar Association and the Greater Cleveland International Lawyers Group. He served as chairman of the Ohio Partnership for Excellence, on the Board of Trustees of the International Trade and Customs Broker Association and the Board of Directors for the German-American Chamber of Commerce of the Midwest (Ohio Chapter). In addition, Yormick & Associates is a sustaining member of the World Trade Center Buffalo Niagara and a past patron sponsor of the World Trade Center Cleveland.

Mr. Yormick received his juris doctor from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated cum laude, Honors in History, from Canisius College in Buffalo, New York. He was inducted into the DiGamma Society of Canisius College for his service and contributions to the college and served as president of the Canisius College Alumni Association, Cleveland Chapter.


Registration Fees

  FCIB Member: Non-Member:
by 2/5/14 $95 $195
after 2/5/14 $145 $245

Registration Fees Include

One telephone and web connection at one physical location



Cancellation and Refund Policy

Registration fees, less a $50 processing fee will be refunded for written cancellations received 7 days before the program start date. No refunds for cancellations within 7 days of the program start date. Substitutions are permitted.



Certificate of Attendance

Participants who attend this webinar will receive a Certificate of Attendance. For additional participants from the same company as the main registrant, please use this form. *All additional participants must be received before the start of the webinar to receive the Certificate.



Webinar Access

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This webinar has approved ICEU points, which count toward ICCE accreditation/recertification. Participants will receive (2) education and (2) participation points for their involvement.