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U.S. Export Controls – Update 2024
27 – 28 February 2024 in Frankfurt and online

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U.S. Export Controls – Update 2024
Defense Export Controls, U.S. Dual-use Export Controls and U.S. Sanctions

Are you looking for a compact way to learn about the latest developments in U.S. (re-)export control law? We have good news for you! The AWA Foreign Trade Academy, one of the largest providers of training in customs and foreign trade law in Germany, is once again organizing a comprehensive update on U.S. (re-)export control law in 2024. You will receive a first-hand update from speakers from the relevant U.S. authorities and the U.S. Attorney Douglas N. Jacobson, who specializes in U.S. (re-)export control law and who will lead you through the program in his usual manner together with the Managing Director of AWA Foreign Trade Academy, Matthias Merz.

This event is not open to the press.

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Important Info at a glance

Dates: 27.02. – 28.02.2024

  • 27.02.2024: U.S. Export Controls – Update 2023 (ITAR/DDTC) online
    Update on Defense Export Controls
  • 28.02.2024: U.S. Export Controls – Update 2023 (BIS/OFAC)
    Update on U.S. Dual-use Export Controls and U.S. Sanctions

Language: English


  • Day 1: € 690,00 (plus VAT)
  • Day 2:€ 740,00 (plus VAT)


U.S. Export Controls – Update 2024 (ITAR/DDTC)

  • DDTC/ITAR Update
  • BIS Defense and „600 Series“ Update
  • Defense trade licensing and authorization procedures for reexporters; Handling potential violations and issues regarding voluntary self-disclosures

More details

U.S. Export Controls – Update 2023 (BIS/OFAC)

  • BIS Export Control Update
  • BIS Regulatory Update
  • Remarks by Regional Export Control Officers, U.S. Consulate, Frankfurt
  • U.S. Sanctions Update
  • Update on Other U.S. Trade Hot Topics

More details


  • Seth T. Bridge
    Office of Terrorism and Financial Intelligence (TFI) // Representative to Germany // U.S. Department of the Treasury // U.S. Embassy Berlin
  • Scot Gonzales
    Bureau of Industry and Security // Frankfurt
  • Maribeth Gravunder, PE
    Senior Engineer, Munitions Control Division // Office of Strategic Industries and Economic Security // Bureau of Industry and Security // U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Dina Hofmann
    Export Control Specialist // Frankfurt
  • Douglas N. Jacobson
    Jacobson Burton Kelley PLLC // Washington D.C., USA
  • Matthias Merz
    CEO/Partner of AWB Steuerberatungsgesellschaft mbH // CEO of AWA FOREIGN TRADE ACADEMY // Münster
  • Timothy Mooney
    Senior Export Policy Analyst // Regulatory Policy Division, Bureau of Industry and Security
  • Daniel Blake Pritchett
    Senior Advisor // Threat Finance & Sanctions // Bureau of Economic & Business Affairs // U.S. Department of State
  • Chris Weil
    Technology and Jurisdiction Analysis Division Chief // Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy // DDTC
  • Kevin Wolf
    Partner // Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Target group

This program is intended for participants who have a good understanding of EU/U.S. export controls and sanctions law.



Participation fee

  • Day 1: 690,00 € (plus 19% VAT)
  • Day 2: 740,00 € (plus 19% VAT)

Event organization

Martina Brüggemann

Head of Free Seminars
Export controls Value added tax

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