This special event is designed to provide practical tips and strategic guidance to an often overlooked means of providing impactful feedback to the regulators - Christopher Stagg
Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 27, 2015
Stagg Noonan LLP, a leading law firm in the area of U.S. export control laws, is hosting a special teleconference event on "Export Control Reform: Preparing Effective Public Comments for the Next Tranche of Proposed Rules."
Kevin Wolf from the U.S. Department of Commerce and Christopher Stagg from Stagg Noonan LLP will be the speakers of this special event. They will discuss and answer questions on how to use this process to advocate private industry interests to the U.S. Government.
This is a complimentary event that will take place on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 1:00pm. Registration and further information is available at http://www.staggnoonan.com.
"A significant number of proposed rules are expected to be issued in 2015 by the Departments of State and Commerce in furtherance of the Export Control Reform efforts," said Christopher Stagg, a partner at Stagg Noonan LLP and one of the speakers of the event.
"As someone who was deeply involved in these efforts and the public comment process when I was with the Department of State, this is an area that interested parties can get involved with and influence the rulemaking outcome. This special event is designed to provide practical tips and strategic guidance to an often overlooked means of providing impactful feedback to the regulators," Stagg continued.
About the Speakers
Christopher B. Stagg is a Partner at Stagg Noonan LLP and was formerly Senior Policy Advisor and the deputy lead on Export Control Reform at the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) where he was deeply involved in reviewing public comments and revising the ITAR.
Kevin J. Wolf is the Assistant Secretary for Export Administration at the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) within the U.S. Department of Commerce. Mr. Wolf is a member of the Export Control Reform Task Force and is actively involved in the ongoing revisions to the ITAR and EAR.
About Stagg Noonan LLP
Stagg Noonan LLP provides a unique service to its clients as a leading law firm and thought leader on U.S. export control laws with extensive experience in the areas of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).
The firm is founded by two former senior members of the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) at the U.S. Department of State who were responsible for administering, enforcing, and revising the ITAR. One of the firm's partners was a key drafter of the new U.S. Munitions List and another partner was an integral part of DDTC agency actions.
In addition to advising clients on export compliance matters, we counsel clients on strategic and sensitive issues, including the ongoing revisions under Export Control Reform, advocating client positions before the U.S. Government, handling sensitive commodity jurisdiction requests and resolving export enforcement investigations.
The firm serves clients located throughout the United States and internationally. Our clients include: defense prime contractors and subcontractors, aerospace companies, cybersecurity and intelligence related software companies, defense information publishers, and educational institutions.
Stagg Noonan LLP is a member of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA).