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Christopher Halloran, Senior Manager, Deloitte Tax LLP to Speak at KC’s US Export Controls & Defense Trade Controls Program: What You Need to Know in 2013 Live Webcast

New York, NY, January 26, 2013 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Christopher Halloran, Senior Manager, Deloitte Tax LLP, will speak at a 2-hour webcast entitled “US Export Controls & Defense Trade Controls Program: What You Need to Know in 2013 LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for April 10, 2013 from 12pm-2pm (ET).

About Chris Halloran

Chris advises clients on a wide range of international trade matters, including compliance reviews and audit support; export controls and related requirements for EAR, ITAR, OFAC and other country-specific requirements; implementing compliance programs and management systems; strategic analyses; increasing operational efficiencies via business process improvements and automated trade software implementations.

Chris also has extensive ERP and systems experience including implementing SAP’s Global Trade Services application and blending compliance procedures with this automated solution to provide improved compliance operations management. This is achieved by managing large trade and technical configuration teams and delivering a holistic risk-based solution that addresses client objectives.

Prior to joining Deloitte Tax LLP, Chris was responsible for export compliance and managing global trade compliance operations with Applied Biosystems, a long-standing life sciences entity with extensive global import / export activity. Previous to that Chris worked for an international trade software company where he had responsibility for advising clients and converting global regulatory requirements to software-based engine rules. Chris also has EU-specific experience stemming from work with Ireland’s Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment with a focus on the telecoms industry and regulatory reform in other key economic sectors. While working for various law firms he also acquired extensive civil litigation legal research and management experience.

Education and Professional Certifications: Chris has a B.A. from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a M.S. from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. Chris is a licensed U.S. Customs Broker.

About Deloitte[1] LLP’s Customs and Global Trade Group

Deloitte’s Customs & Global Trade group has a worldwide network of over 550 international trade professionals in 117 countries. The team works together seamlessly to provide strategic and cost-effective import/export, supply chain and trade compliance solutions across the globe.

Deloitte’s Customs and Global Trade group works together with clients to strategically approach efficient and effective management of day-to-day export control and import obligations. In particular, the team specializes in assisting clients in their implementation of broad-based trade and export control management programs and systems to achieve improved compliance and risk management while simultaneously increasing commercial activity and reducing costs throughout the business.

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Event Synopsis:

As the US government has stepped up attempts to strengthen its export regulations, companies are challenged to stay on top of the ever changing landscape.

In this Live Webcast, some of the trade industry’s great minds will share their best practices for managing the risk. They will also help us make sense of the most important issues, including:

- Defense Trade Controls: Compliance with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
- Proposed transition rules of Export Control Reform Initiative
- Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012
- Developments of Sanctions policy to other countries particularly in Iran, Syria, Sudan, Burma
and Cuba
- “Military Catch-All” Rule for China
- Antiboycott Regulations
- Developing an Effective Export Compliance

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

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The organization brings together the world's leading authorities and industry participants through informative two-hour webcasts to study the impact of changes and emerging trends. Hear from leading government officials/regulators, key thought leaders, and industry experts objectively analyze the latest trends and issues and their impact on industries. For further details, please visit the organization’s website:

[1] As used in this document, “Deloitte” means Deloitte & Touche LLP, Deloitte Tax LLP, Deloitte Consulting LLP, and Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LP, which are separate subsidiaries of Deloitte LLP. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.
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