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Jason M. Waite, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group's Export Controls: Significant Issues for 2014 Live Webcast

New York, NY, May 06, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Jason M. Waite, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group's webcast entitled: “Export Controls: Significant Issues for 2014.” This event is scheduled for July 16, 2014 from 10:00am – 12:00pm (ET).

For further details, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/event_name/export-controls-live-webcast/

About Jason M. Waite

Jason Waite is a partner in the Washington office of Alston & Bird. He co-leads the firm’s international trade practice team. His practice is heavily concentrated on export controls and economic sanctions matters, with an emphasis on corporate compliance, strategic transactions, and enforcement defense.

Jason conducts internal investigations and compliance assessments, develops internal compliance and training programs, and guides clients through voluntary disclosures of actual and potential export and sanctions violations. Jason has significant experience defending clients that are the subject of government investigations involving alleged violations of the export and economic sanctions regulations, as well as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. In transactional and strategic planning matters, Jason advocates for favorable commodity jurisdiction and classification determinations, spearheads complex export licensing matters, conducts trade compliance due diligence, and represents companies in foreign direct investment reviews by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.

About Alston & Bird LLP

With more than 800 attorneys, Alston & Bird is a leading national AmLaw 50 firm. The firm’s core practice areas are intellectual property, complex litigation, corporate, tax and regulatory, with national industry focuses that include financial services, technology, health care, manufacturing, life sciences and energy. The firm has built a reputation as one of the country’s best employers, appearing on FORTUNE magazine’s ranking of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” 15 consecutive years, an unprecedented accomplishment among law firms in the United States. The firm has offices in Atlanta, Brussels, Charlotte, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Research Triangle, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C.

Event Synopsis:

In a two hour live webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant and latest issues surrounding export controls in 2014.

Key issues include that will be covered in this course are:

Latest Developments in OFAC-Administered Sanctions
The Russian Sanctions – What are they are where are they going?
Best Compliance Policies and Enforcement Trends for OFAC
Cloud Computing and Export Controls: Compliance Challenges and Best Practices
Export Control Reform
Voluntary Self-Disclosures
Differences between ITAR items and 600 Series items
Interpreting “specially designed”
Case study applying 600 Series and/or “specially designed”

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group, LLC was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: http://theknowledgegroup.org/
Contact Information
The Knowledge Congress
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
1.800.578.4370
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www.knowledgecongress.org
Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services
tlumbao@knowledgecongress.org

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