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Thomas McVey, Esq., Chair, International Practice Group, Williams Mullen to Speak at KCís ITAR for Government Contractors Live Webcast

New York, NY, December 27, 2011 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Thomas McVey, Esq., Chair, International Practice Group, Williams Mullen will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “ITAR for Government Contractors.” This event is scheduled for Thursday, February 2, 2012 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About Tom McVey

Thomas McVey is the Chair of the International Practice Group of Williams Mullen, Washington, DC, where he practices in the area of the federal regulation of international business transactions. Mr. McVey advises clients on the Export Administration Regulations, the International Traffic In Arms Regulations, Sanctions Programs administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, anti-boycott laws and CFIUS. He is a graduate of Columbia University (BA) and Georgetown University (JD). He was a member of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), 23rd Plenary Session, 1990-1992.

About Williams Mullen

Williams Mullen was founded in 1909 and is one of the oldest and largest law firms in Virginia. The firm has offices throughout Virginia, N. Carolina, Washington DC and London, and practice groups in all major areas of law.

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Event Synopsis:

ITAR has become a major issue for government contractors. In recent years the US Government has been increasing enforcement of this important area of regulation. While the ITAR is part of the US export control laws, it also applies to activities beyond exports and applies to many US companies in their domestic business activities. This is especially a problem for government contractors firms that do a lot of work in domestic contracts - while companies in the defense area are familiar with this, many firms that perform domestic contracts for US government agencies are subject to ITAR requirements.

This program is designed to provide corporate counsel, outside attorneys, Directors & Officers a clear overview of this area of the law - to help them determine if they are regulated under ITAR and if so, to learn the fundamental principles of these regulations.

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

The Knowledge Congress 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:

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