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7th International Trade Compliance

Grappling Global Trade Compliance Regulations to Maximize Efficiency and Promote Market Opportunity

3-4 May 2017
Chicago, IL, United States of America

Conference Workshop

Examining OFAC's Iran Sanctions and Implications for Trade with Iran

Following the implementation fo the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), companies have shown increasing interest in new market opportunities and export potential available in Iran's economy, particularly in medical and agricultural industries covered by general licenses. Staying up to date with sanctions regulations, revisiting compliance programs and observing best practices in due diligence play key roles in avoiding penalties for non-compliance.

Workshop Moderator: Elika Eftekhari

Company: Director of Trade Compliance - U.S.-Iran Chamber of Commerce

Why You Should Attend

7th International Trade Compliance

We’ve reached a pivotal time concerning international relations, as Trump’s administration will engage new ideas and policies regarding international trade. Ensuring compliance to these standards will remain a challenge for professionals involved with international customs, controls, imports, exports, supply chains and more. Acknowledging the risks associated with non-compliance and working to globally standardize compliance systems play key roles in successful trade practices.

International trade professionals must prepare to tackle these challenges whether domestic or foreign. This premier marcus evans conference will enable you to share your hardships and successes with individuals across the international trade industry. In addition, you’ll gain the upper hand on exemplary techniques needed to harmonize import and export compliance programs while navigating the ever changing trade landscape.

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    Event Partners

    Practical Insights From

    Bryce Bittner
    Director of Global Trade Compliance

    Cristina Anderson
    Senior Import Compliacne Manager, Americas
    Flowserve Corporation

    Matt Bell
    Chief Compliance Officer & Legal Counsel

    Patrick Matsumura
    Director, International Trade Compliance
    Hexcel Corporation

    Greg Friedman
    Distribution and customs Compliance Manager
    Jarden Consumer Solutions

    Gavin Smith
    Director, Trade Compliance
    Conagra Brands

    Jack Bebinger
    Assistant Director for Trade Operations - Chicago Field Office
    Customs and Border Protection

    Sydney H. Mintzer
    Partner, Government & Global Trade
    Mayer Brown LLP

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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    John Hummel

    NBC Tower, 9th Floor
    455 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
    Chicago, IL 60611

    312-540-3000 Ext: 6327
    Fax: 312.894.6304