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Chase D. Kaniecki, Attorney, Kirkland & Ellis LLP to Speak at KC’s Event

New York, NY, September 12, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Chase D. Kaniecki, Attorney, Kirkland & Ellis LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Export Controls and Economic Sanctions: What Every White Collar Criminal Law Practitioner Needs to Know in 2015.” This event is scheduled for November 17, 2014 from 10:00 am – 12:00pm (ET).

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About Chase D. Kaniecki

Chase Kaniecki is an international trade associate in Kirkland’s Washington, D.C. office. He has substantial experience in all areas of international trade law, including export controls, customs, trade remedies and trade agreements.

Chase has represented a wide spectrum of multinational companies based both in and outside the United States in every context in which an international trade law issue arises. He has also advised clients regarding compliance with the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the embargoes and sanctions programs administered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and sanctions-related legislation.

Chase has represented U.S. importers before U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Court of International Trade. He also represents foreign manufacturers and exporters and U.S. importers in non-market economy antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings.

About Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a global law firm with approximately 1,600 lawyers representing clients in complex corporate and tax, litigation and dispute resolution/arbitration, restructuring, and intellectual property and technology matters. The Firm has offices in Washington, D.C., Beijing, Chicago, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco and Shanghai.

Event Synopsis:

In this two-hour LIVE webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders will help white collar criminal law practitioners, law enforcement officials, and trade industry counsel understand the important aspects of this significant and timely topic. The panel will provide an in-depth discussion of export regulations, economic sanctions, and current risks and trends in compliance and litigation. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing an effective trade policy to ensure compliance with Export Controls and Economic Sanctions securities laws in 2015.

Economic sanctions are multi-lateral and rapidly change, making compliance a formidable challenge. The US Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) administers and enforces a sanctions affecting international trade. It is vital for anyone doing business outside the US to know how the US Export Controls affect their business transactions at home and for subsidiaries over-seas.

The agenda will include:

Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Regulations, including those implemented by the Departments of Treasury (OFAC), Commerce (BIS) and State (DDTC)
Integration of administrative legal defenses in the context of criminal cases
What is Covered: Transactions, , Software, Services, Technical Data and Products
Best Practices as Mitigation and Defense/Exporter Compliance Responsibilities
Risks, Enforcement, and Penalties

Common Errors of Administrative Lawyers Dealing with Criminal Cases and Criminal Lawyers Dealing with Administrative Enforcement

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:
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