In today’s complex export environment, regulatory compliance and traditional operational issues are inextricably linked. Even simple logistical or reporting mistakes may have repercussions that can lead to noncompliance. Companies that don’t take a holistic and systematic approach to all of these issues will leave themselves open to fines, customs seizures, delays, and possible enforcement action. This webinar will provide an overview of the U.S. export regulatory environment, including essential steps for compliance with export controls and sanctions laws. The webinar will also discuss other steps in the export operational process, including AES reporting, global trade classification, free trade agreement compliance, shipping terms, export documentation and more. This nuts-and-bolts program will provide you with the essentials for ensuring compliance and help you to cut through the confusion that can sometime impede export operations. Bring your questions! Speakers include: Paula Murphy, Director — Massachusetts Export Center and Kathleen Newell, Trade Compliance Manager — Massachusetts Export Center.