Global “Trade War” Implications: The Role of Export Controls and Sanctions

September 14, 2020 3:30pm

Katrin Arend
Global Head of Policy and Regulation
Deustche Bank (Germany)

Laura Molinari
Former Executive Counsel – International Trade Compliance
GE (USA)

Steve Wilcox
Senior Director
FTI Consulting
Former Acting Assistant Director, Export Control Officer Program, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce (USA)

  • What are the EU sanctions export control provisions vis a vis China and its relevance to US restrictions?
  • Understanding the reasons for caution in wider circumstances for sanctions compliance
  • Implications of the EU China arms embargo: what does this mean in practice
  • The impact on European businesses under US SDN and Entity List designations of Chinese persons/entities
  • Practical steps to take for European businesses by ensuring which screening tools to use; ERP systems; system recognition of US sanctions and (re)export controls; and classification of goods exported