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Thomas McVey, Esq., Chair, International Practice Group, Williams Mullen to Speak at Knowledge Congress Event

New York, NY, March 22, 2013 --( 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 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 @ 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (ET).

About Thomas 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:

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 to 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
- “Military Catch-All” Rule for China
- Antiboycott Regulations
- Developing an Effective Export Compliance
- Up-to-the-minute regulatory updates

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

The Knowledge Congress is a series of live webcasts produced by The Knowledge Group, LLC, which examine trends, regulatory, and technology changes across a variety of industries. Its mission is to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webcasts 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.

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:
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