Bass, Berry & Sims attorney Thad McBride will present a masterclass titled, “Licensing Requirements and Exceptions” during the ACI’s Export Administration Regulations four-week Proficiency Series. ACI’s highly anticipated Proficiency Series provides true immersion in the EAR with the objective of becoming proficient in four weeks.

Thad will be joined by Lexia B. Krown, Head of International Trade Compliance, Global Responsibility at Zebra Technologies. The program will cover a range of topics, including:

  • The Ins and Outs of EAR Licensing Exceptions: How to Determine If, When and How They Apply
    • Key exceptions and their scope of application, including:
      • Limited Value Shipment (LVS)
      • Servicing and Replacement of Parts and Equipment (RPL)
      • Strategic Trade Authorization (STA)
      • Technology and Software Restricted (TSR)
      • Technology and Software Unrestricted (TSU)
      • Temporary Imports, Exports, Re-Exports, and Transfers (TMP)
    • Significant developments:
      • Removal of License Exception CIV (Civil End Users) for eligible D:1 countries
      • Anticipated changes to Additional Permissive Reexports (APR)
  • Hypothetical Exercises, Q & A and Review on the Do’s and Don’ts
    • Toward solidifying your understanding of licensing requirements and exceptions, the instructors will take you through a series of hypothetical scenarios, sample license applications-and how to put the “rubber to the road.” Ample time will be left for Q&A.

Thad’s session takes place November 18 from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm EST. For more information and registration, please visit the ACI’s event website. Use code S10-125-125L21.S to receive a 10% discount off registration, valid through October 23.