5th & 6th February 2020 – Export Compliance Conference – Munich, Germany

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5th & 6th February 2020 – Export Compliance Conference – Munich, Germany

5th February 2020 @ 12:00 am - 6th February 2020 @ 12:00 am

Nielson Smith’s annual winter gathering in Munich looking at everything you need to know about EU and European Trade Controls Compliance. Every year in February European export compliance executives meet to discuss and learn. If you export out of Europe this is your event. Let’s face it, the only constant nowadays in export control is change, do not get caught out.

Dates: 5th & 6th February 2020 in Munich, Germany.

Speaker Panel includes:

Mr. Alex Groba, Director Foreign Trade, MTU Aero Engines AG
Mr. Markus Bickelhaupt, Head of Global Trade Management, Nokia
Dr. Ted Ganten, Head of Export Control and Customs, Siemens Healthineers AG
Mrs. Almut Velders, Director Export Control, Raytheon Anschütz GmbH
Mr. Olaf Lochmann, Export Regulation Coordinator Germany, Global Logistics Trade Compliance EMEA, IBM Deutschland MBS GmbH
Mr. Sandro Severoni, Head of Trade Compliance, Telespazio
Mr. Matt Bell, Senior Managing Director, Forensic & Litigation Consulting, Practice Leader Export Controls and Sanctions, FTI Consulting
Ms. Andrea Dites, Head of Export Control, OSRAM GmbH
Mrs. Bettina Mertgen, Partner, Global Trade Advisory, Deloitte

The agenda is prepared by and for industry professionals, and includes the most interesting topics, currently pertinent to the field:

♦ Evolution of sanctions.
♦ Sanctions by extension (ownership structures, secondary sanctions).
♦ Combating financial crime with the right blend of data and RegTech.
♦ MOFCOM and speeding up of Chinese export controls in the post Huawei ban era.
♦ Investment controls in Europe – what Germany, France and the UK are doing?
♦ View from a member state’s industry on licensing exports to the Gulf Monarchies, Crimea & North Korea.
♦ Emerging technologies – discussions under the Wassenaar and the US perspective. Lessons for a common EU approach?
♦ Relationship between project management and trade compliance.
♦ Classification systems in Europe including “specially designed”. Difference between European and US systems.
♦ Nokia Trade Compliance Transparency Initiative.
♦ Interfacing with compliance – liaising with you AML and other teams.
♦ Requirements for an effective ICP – OSRAM’s approach to update its ICP and cope with “Change”.
♦ Round table discussions: round table topics to be chosen by the speakers & delegates from questions and answers during the presentations. An opportunity to talk informally peer to peer.

Full 2-Day Conference Ticket Price for 1 person including the Company-wide Post-Event Microsite license for 1 year – 1399 Euros. Please note, VAT will NOT be charged on this price. The price includes all sessions, lunch, refreshments and available documentation.

Conference Venue

Le Méridien München
Bayerstrasse 41
80335 München

Conference Accommodation

Arrival: 04.02.2020
Departure: 06.02.2020

Please note, accommodation is not included in your ticket price, for more information please click here.


5th February 2020 @ 12:00 am
6th February 2020 @ 12:00 am


Le Méridien München
Bayerstrasse 41
München, 80335 Germany