E6u—U.S. Export Compliance for Freight Forwarders (In Depth)

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Estimated total study time: 18 hours 49 minutes [Enroll now]

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This course is designed for freight forwarding managers and supervisors at all levels who are responsible for supervision of export operations, company export compliance programs, and staff training in U.S. export requirements and procedures.

Introduction—Recognizing Shipments Which Are or May Be Controlled

Although the U.S. government does not restrict the free flow of exports of most products to most countries, certain exports are controlled for a variety of reasons based on product, destination country and parties to the transaction. This first lesson sets the stage in understanding these controls by surveying the purpose and type of controls an exporter and his forwarder must be aware of.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 19 minutes)

Application of U.S. Export Controls; first "Reason for Control" - Country Sanctions

This lesson addresses how U.S. export controls are applied and communicated to business parties and transactions, and how the USG communicates these controls. We then begin coverage of the various "reasons for control" of U.S. export shipments with destination country-based controls.

(Estimated study time: 44 minutes)

"Reasons for Control"—National Security, Foreign Policy, Short Supply

In this lesson we address the rest of the BIS commodity-based "reasons for control" of U.S. exports National Security and Foreign Policy.

(Estimated study time: 44 minutes)

Items Subject to U.S. Controlled Substances Act

In this lesson you will learn about the categories of "controlled substances" and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) responsibility for regulating them, including the export and import of items subject to the U.S. Controlled Substances Act.

(Estimated study time: 55 minutes)

Exporting Controlled Substances

This lesson addresses pre-export and export procedures for controlled substances, precursor chemicals and tablet-making machines.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 6 minutes)

Exports Regulated by Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (BATF)

This lesson introduces what forwarders should know and may need to do with respect to the range of products regulated by BATF, and particular export requirements for alcohol, tobacco and products made therefrom.

(Estimated study time: 50 minutes)

BATF Regulation of Export of Firearms and Ammunition

This lesson addresses BATF export and transportation carrier requirements for firearms and explosives.

(Estimated study time: 45 minutes)

Additional Items Subject to Export Controls and/or Special Requirements

This lesson addresses involvement by several additional U.S. agencies in particular types of exports.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 2 minutes)

Export Restrictions Based on Parties and Circumstances

Here we address exports that are restricted by party or the circumstances of the prospective export.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 33 minutes)

Using the EAR to Determine if an Export is Controlled

This section offers a step-by-step explanation of the overall EAR process, which should be understood before attempting to make any particular shipment determination.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 31 minutes)

EAR Export License Exceptions and Symbols

This lesson addresses various "license exceptions" that an exporter may be in a position to use for a transaction that would otherwise require an export license.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 29 minutes)

Export License Application Responsibilities and Concerns

This lesson is about export license applications in general and issues that arise with particular agencies.

(Estimated study time: 52 minutes)

BIS License Application—Getting Started; Support Documents

This lesson is about the process of applying for an export license from the Department of Commerce, which is the agency responsible for licensing of most U.S. controlled exports.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 24 minutes)

DOC Export License Application Preparation and Processing; Special Comprehensive Licenses

This lesson addresses the filing of a DOC export license application and processing by BIS. We also look at the circumstances under which a Special Comprehensive License may be of interest to a regular exporter, together with the additional requirements involved.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 14 minutes)

DOC License Record-Keeping, Disposition and Re-Exports

This lesson covers an exporter's responsibilities under a DOC export license after completing shipments thereunder.

(Estimated study time: 39 minutes)

Defense Articles—Determining License Requirements

This lesson addresses U.S. Department of State control and licensing of "defense articles" (military weapons, ammunition, equipment and certain supplies).

(Estimated study time: 42 minutes)

DOS Export License Application Procedures; Export Clearance & Record Keeping

This lesson addresses requirements for a DOS license application, export thereunder and record-keeping.

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 10 minutes)

Export License Application by Freight Forwarders

This final lesson addresses the pros and cons of an export license application by a freight forwarder acting as an agent of either the U.S. exporter or, more typically, on behalf of the foreign consignee.

(Estimated study time: 49 minutes)