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Fish at the Podium

Franceska Schroeder speaking at American Conference Institute’s 3rd National Forum on Satellite & Space Export Controls

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Fish at the Podium

Franceska Schroeder speaking at American Conference Institute’s 3rd National Forum on Satellite & Space Export Controls

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

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On September 29, 2010, Franceska O. Schroeder (Washington, DC) will speak on “Congressional Notification: Reducing the Risk of Satellite Export, Service and Launch Delays” at ACI’s 3rd National Forum on Satellite & Space Export Controls at the Westin Washington DC City Center in Washington, DC. Ms. Schroeder will also host an interactive post-conference working session on September 30 on “ITAR Licensing Do’s and Don’ts for Satellite & Space Exports: When and How to Prepare DSP-5s and TAAs.”

To view the conference brochure and registration information, please click here.

September 29, 2010 3:30 pm ET
Congressional Notification: Reducing the Risk of Satellite Export, Service and Launch Delays

Franceska O. Schroeder, Principal, Fish & Richardson P.C.
Darrell J. Putnam, Jr. Manager, Export Licensing, Space Systems/Loral, Inc.

  • When and how to notify Congress for satellite launches, exports and related services and under what circumstances
  • When Congressional notification is required for re-transfers of satellites previously exported and notified to Congress
  • Critical steps to take before the formal notification: Statutory requirements and informal Congressional practices
  • Timeline for applications and how to get information from Congress about the status of your case
  • Political factors that can affect your application

September 30, 2010 1:30 pm ET
Post Conference Workshop, ITAR Licensing Do’s and Don’ts for Satellite and Space Exports: When and How to Prepare DSP-5s and TAAs

Franceska O. Schroeder, Principal, Fish & Richardson P.C. 

  • Nuts and bolts of drafting, structuring, and valuing TAAs, MLAs and DSP-5s
  • Determining nationality: Using “country of birth” vs. “last place of citizenship” to determine nationality
  • Anticipated timelines for approval and how to expedite the process
  • Structuring licenses for sub-contractors, consultants and service providers, and how much you need to “prep”government before submitting the application
  • Complying with re-transfer application requirements
  • Screening and employing non-US persons at launch sites: When and how to get a DSP-5
  • When you can secure one license approval for all satellite manufacturing activities vs. specific licenses
  • Key reasons for RWA (Returns without Action) or license denials, and how to prevent them
  • Using ITAR exemptions for satellite and space activities, components and related technologies
    • status and impact of changes to 126.4 (shipments by and for US government) exemption
    • how the Canadian exemption applies to satellite and space activities
    • using exemptions for NASA and DoD contractors
    • exemptions for technical/collaborative discussions and scientific personnel 

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