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The regulation of military, dual use and commercial items in daily practice: Recognizing and avoiding risks proactively

The export of hardware, software and technology (“know-how”) as well as technical services are subject to various licensing obligations and prohibitions. The corresponding legal regulations are usually referred to as “export controls” or “export compliance” which aim to prohibit deliveries to “the wrong people” by securing economic, foreign and security policy interests. Within this webinar, you will learn the basics of these regulations which are mainly covered by European and German export control law.

Recently, various sanctions and embargoes, e.g. against Syria, Iran or Russia entered into force. In this respect, even minor infringements can lead to severe penalties being imposed on the company, its management and even employees, including fines, sequestration of profits or even imprisonment. Furthermore, the loss of export privileges, revocations of commercial licenses and a damaged reputation are very likely to threaten a company’s image as a reliable partner towards its shareholders.

Consequently, the complete and efficient implementation of national and European export control regulations requires companies to put in place and actively maintain an Internal Compliance Program (ICP). To ensure compliance by means of internal measures affects all operational and strategic company operations which relate to export controls. Therefore, senior management and employees need to be aware of the legal requirements as well as the respective requirements to their daily business.

Als Präsenzveranstaltung

Dieses Webinar bieten wir außerdem als Präsenztermin an:

European and German Export Controls


your benefit

This webinar provides a broad overview about German and European export control regulations. By attending the webinar you will understand the principles of the applicable laws and regulations, learn how to interpret and apply them in your operational business and understand how to strategically implement the various legal requirements within an overall Internal Compliance Program (ICP).


  • System and structure of export regulations
  • EU Dual use Regulation and German export control laws
  • Classification of war weapons, military goods and dual use goods
  • Export licensing obligations (incl. licensing procedures and end use certificates)
  • Sanctions and embargoes as well as end use and end user controls
  • Export control requirements for commercial/non-listed items (e.g. catch-all restrictions)
  • Penalties and sanctions
  • Internal Control Program (ICP) and organizational structure
  • Optional excursus: U.S. re-export regulations for Non-U.S. companies

You can download the preliminary schedule of the webinar here.

Teaching Methods/Material and Intended Number of Hours

  • Lectures
  • Exercises using participant's case studies
  • Exercises using lecturers's case studies
  • Exercises using legal texts

Teaching material used

  • Legal texts, excerpts from:
    • AWG, AWV
    • EU Dual-use Regulation (EU-VO 821/2021)
    • Excerpts from the annexes to EU Regulation 821/2021
  • Other documents
    • Leaflets issued by authorities
    • Checklists, flowcharts

The webinar lasts 6,5 hours.

Target group

The webinar is intended for export control officers being newly appointed or requiring a refresher as well as for auditors, customs officers or other employees interfering with export control regulations or serving as an interface to export control professionals.

Important information

Participants are encouraged to submit questions, case studies and scenarios in advance.
The webinar’s language is English. Even though certain national regulations are only available in German language, the European regulations, presentation slides as well as the illustrating material will be in English. U.S. Regulations will only be touched optionally and considered from a high-level perspective.

Before, during and after the webinar

Before the webinar

Please read the system requirements and have them checked by your IT department. Please carry out a system test. You can find information about this here.

After the successful system test, please register for your webinar via the AWA website. Shortly after the webinar registration you will receive a confirmation of receipt and then a registration confirmation by e-mail.

One to two days before the webinar, you will receive an e-mail with an access link to your webinar and the AWA Cloud. From the AWA Cloud, you can quickly and easily download the training documents for the webinar in PDF format.

Click on the access link a few minutes before the official start of the webinar. You will be taken to a virtual waiting room. As soon as the transmission is started by our organizer, you will automatically participate.

During the webinar

A chat function gives you the opportunity to communicate with the speaker during the webinar. During certain webinars, communication with the speaker is also possible via the microphone/telephone. Our speaker will show the presentation live. Usually, you can also see the speaker via livestream.

You can find the break times in the schedule.

After the webinar

After the webinar you will receive your certificate of participation by e-mail. You will also receive a link to an online questionnaire where you can rate your webinar. After the webinar, we are still here for you: If you still have questions, please contact us!


  • Exportkontrolle


Ab€ 599,00 zzgl. 19% USt.

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  • Mittagessen
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