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Navigating tighter US export controls

WHAT: The United States Department of Commerce’s suspension of preferential treatment of Hong Kong in comparison to Mainland China – on such issues as the availability of export licence exceptions for items subject to Export Administration Regulations – has created a great deal of uncertainty among exporters. This webinar will outline the new realities of the situation for Hong Kong businesses, including advice on avoiding possible violations, as well as details as to how to ascertain whether transaction partners and / or traded items – such as commodities, software and technology – fall within the remit of these changed US regulations.

WHEN:
30 July 2020 (Thursday), 3pm-4.30pm

WHO: Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council

WHY: Speakers will include Sally Peng, Managing Director, FTI Consulting. Ms Peng runs FTI Consulting’s Export Controls & Sanctions division. Her areas of specialisation include export controls, economic sanctions, international trade strategy and global supply chain optimisation / compliance. She is greatly involved with the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, serving on several of its committees, including acting as Co-Chair of its Apparel, Footwear & Supply Chain Committee. She is also a Senior Advisor to the Hong Kong General Chamber of Textiles.

Another speaker is Erica Ip, a Senior Director of FTI Consulting’s Export Controls & Sanctions division. She specialises in issues relating to regulatory compliance, including export controls, sanctions, anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and anti-corruption. She is also regularly called upon to act as an independent forensic, investigator on behalf of special committees, shareholders, regulators and management with regard to allegations of fraud, misconduct or other violations by employees or companies.

WHERE: Online Webinar – Register here

EVENT WEBSITE: https://hkmb.hktdc.com/en/1X04ZB12/event/HKTDC-Research-Seminar-%E2%80%9CHong-Kong%E2%80%99s-New-Trade-Reality-Tightened-US-Export-Controls%E2%80%9D-Webinar

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