rossano-v-geraldSpeaker: Dr. Rossano V. Gerald

Date: December Tuesday 13th

Time: 01:00 PM EST | 10:00 AM PST

Duration: 60 Minutes

Product Code: 700590

Level: Intermediate


This webinar will address Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) respectively amended; the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to further ease the US embargo against Cuba and authorize certain business activities with Cuba in targeted sectors.

Why Should You Attend

The exporters and importers must develop a plan will address the amendments and the intentional reduction for the need for specific licensing for activities in certain sectors that the administration has targeted for sanctions relief. For instance, in telecommunications, internet-based services, transportation/travel and tourism, export-import, legal services, educational activities, commercial and financial services, to name a few.

Areas Covered in this Webinar

The appropriate Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) documentation, procedures for record-keeping and the U.S. customs regulations for doing business in Cuba.

The revised Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) and the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Regulations and what they mean for:

  • Travel and tourism
  • Telecommunications and internet-based services
  • Commercial and financial transactions/services
  • Establishment of physical operations and presences
  • Exportation and importation of goods and information
  • Remittances
  • Legal services
  • Personal importation of gifts
  • Educational activities
  • Building materials
  • What companies are taking advantage of the revised regulations and what exceptions/general licenses they are using

Learning Objectives

Know exactly what is stated in the revised Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC)

Know what the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Regulations are and what they mean for business

Who Will Benefit

  • The US and Global Trade Compliance Professionals
  • The US Export Professionals
  • Supply Chain Professionals
  • Global Banking Professionals
  • Freight Forwarders and Carriers
  • Travel Service Providers and Tourism Industry Professionals
  • Global Logistics Professionals
  • International Sales Professionals
  • Business Development Professionals

Speaker Profile

Dr. Rossano V. Gerald is an academic professor and founder of RVG International Consulting Firm, LLC. He has over thirty years of business experience in strategic management, marketing analysis, and supply chain management. Dr. Gerald is a veteran of the United States Army. He has worked with small and medium-sized businesses to help improve their business logistic processes through verification of operational and supply chain programs. Further, he has developed management and marketing strategies that were used to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of business operations in the global economy. He earned a Doctor of Business Administration in International Business and Advanced Professional Business Certification in Marketing from Argosy University/Sarasota; Master of Science Degree (J.S.M.) for International Tax and Finance Services in the risk compliance and management field from the Thomas Jefferson School of Law.

Dr. Gerald is a member of the Free Trade Alliance, San Antonio Transportation Association, Inc., San Antonio SCORE, TX, Supply Chain Council and Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning, and CATO Institute of Research & Analysis and Academy of Business Research. He is a certified supply chain manager, inventory planner and property forecaster, and certified consultant for business value analysis and methodology. He is also a certified export leader, certified master management consultant, certified CCA, certified marketing analyst and registered business analyst. He has published scholarly papers for the Journal of International Business and Economics and the Strategic Management Quarterly.

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