International Trade Due Diligence in the Context of Current Geopolitical Concerns

Posted on February 15, 2024 · Posted in

Professional Association of Exporters and Importers


 International Trade Due Diligence in the Context of Current Geopolitical Concerns


Join us for this interactive “webinar” with our industry experts on an overview of the International Trade Due Diligence in the Context of Current Geopolitical Concerns


With increased turbulent geopolitical times and a near-daily change to the U.S. trade regulations,
this webinar will provide practical advice and tips on conducting trade due diligence in the
context of deals or conducting internal compliance checkups. International trade and national
security risks have never been as poignant as in recent times and successor liability and trade
risks should be understood and minimized. A few areas to be discussed include:

  • Changing global trade trends and risk
  • The need for international trade due diligence
  • Import compliance
  • Export compliance
  • Economic sanctions compliance
  • Foreign investment concerns

It is ideal for Export-Import Compliance professionals who want to build an trade compliance assessment program and for those who want to apply the appropriate audit tools and techniques to improve their existing assessment program. Learn from the experts how your corporation can build and implement an effective assessment program.


Olga Torres, Founder and Managing Member of Torres Trade Law

Olga Torres is the Founder and Managing Member of Torres Trade Law and its affiliate advisory firm Torres Trade Advisory, LLC. A dynamic and experienced attorney, she regularly guides clients – businesses in the hi-tech, defense contracting, telecommunications, aerospace, semiconductor, and satellite industries as well as highly regulated technology start-ups, blue-chip investment funds, and private equity groups – through a broad range of complex strategic and regulatory trade controls and national security matters, including developing effective strategies and conducting negotiations with U.S. regulatory agencies and, when needed, other regulators around the world.


Derrick Kyle Senior Associate Torres Trade Law

Derrick Kyle assists clients with all facets of global trade, including matters related to export controls governed by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, customs, sanctions, and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

Mr. Kyle has experience in export classification, preparing export licenses, and developing export compliance manuals and programs. He also has experience in advising clients in a variety of industries on risks presented by U.S. economic sanctions administered by the Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). On the import side, Mr. Kyle has experience classifying products within the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, completing prior disclosures with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and submitting protests with CBP and obtaining favorable results for clients. Mr. Kyle has experience assisting clients understand the application of CBP partner government agency (e.g., Food and Drug Administration) regulations.


Webinar Details

Date:  Thursday, March 21st, 2024
Time:  12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. PST
Location:    Webinar
Registration: $25 for P.A.E.I. members (non-refundable)/$75 for non-members (If canceled you will receive $50 back due to the $25 sign up fee)

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Access details will be shared a few days before the program.

  • March 21, 2024
    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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