PwCs Export control seminar

7th of March at 12:00 (registration from 10:30) until 13:00 on 8th of March.

Lily Country Club, Kløfta, close to Oslo Airport, Gardermoen.

How to meet the challenges of export control in the Nordic region?

Welcome to PwC's export control seminar at the beginning of March at the Lily Country Club at Oslo Airport Gardermoen. The seminar is jointly organized by PwC in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. 

The aim of the seminar is to increase competence in export control and exchange experiences from the work with export control from different angles. Representatives from the authorities will make presentations on, among other things, trends and the threat picture. Export control officers from the business world will, share their experiences with systematic and practical work with export control and sanctions, and PwC's experts will update on developments in the Nordic countries. 


During the two days we will cover topics such as:

  • The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Section for export control 
  • The Inspectorate for Strategic Products (ISP)
    The Inspectorate of Strategic Products is the Swedish export control authority with responsibilities connected to the control of exports of military equipment and dual-use products. The presentation, Dual-use export controls and international sanctions from a Swedish perspective will include, amongst others, topics that are important to consider in the ISP`s eyes, both with regards to sanctions and export of dual use goods.  

    Samuel Horgby, Desk Officer at the Department for Dual-Use Products, ISP. 
  • Norwegian Police Security Service (PST)
    The intelligence threat from foreign intelligence services and the use of illegal/strategic acquisitions to circumvent control mechanisms and secure access to technology and expertise from Norwegian enterprises.

    Department for counter intelligence, section for counter proliferation and foreign direct investment
  • Norwegian Customs
    Norwegian Customs role in the prevention of illegal exports, the threat scenarios, trends and changes in supply chains, as well as recommended measures and issues that exporters should be aware of. 

    Thomas Nyløkken, Head of the intelligence section, Norwegian Customs Administration
  • Kongsberg Gruppen ASA
    Kongsberg is involved in a number of sectors, including deep-sea, digital, defence, merchant marine, oil and gas, fisheries, aerospace and space industries. The presentation, Export Control and sanctions from a governance and practical point of view, the business perspective will include how to manage risk and coordinate activities from a corporate level and how to manage Export control in practice, key elements and challenges.

    Håkon Lindteigen, Vice President Corporate Compliance, Kongsberg Gruppen ASA and Gunn Margit Strand-Utne, Trade Compliance Manager, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace
  • PwC Ireland - Evolution of Export Controls 
    The shift in focus of export controls from tangible goods to technology/intangible goods, and its impact on new business areas and educational and research organisations, the EU perspective. 

    John O’Loughlin, Partner Global Trade & Customs and Kathy Doyle, Manager Global Trade & Customs at PwC Ireland 
  • PwC Norway
    Export Control and Sanctions from a forensics perspective.

    Gunnar Holm Ringen,  Partner and head of Forensics and Compliance Services and Nick Litvinenko, Manager Forensics and Compliance Services at PwC Norway
  • PwC Norway
    Export Controls and sanctions in respect of transfer of knowledge, the Norwegian perspective

    Mats Ruge Holte, Partner in Forensics and Compliance Services and Oda Krogh Læret, Manager in Risk Advisory Services at PwC Norway

There will of course also be plenty of opportunity to discuss practical challenges and «best practices» with other export control managers.

The seminar is free of charge and runs from lunch to lunch at Lily Country Club, not far from Oslo Airport Gardermoen and there will be accommodation at favorable prices that participants cover themselves. We offer dinner on Thursday evening, which we hope as many as possible can attend, and lunch both days. We end the meeting on Friday, around 13:00.

Practical info

7th of March at 12:00 (registration from 10:30) until 13:00 on 8th of March.

The seminar is free of charge. Participants cover their own accommodation. Follow this link to book a room at a discounted price.

We offer dinner on Thursday evening, and lunch both days.

Please send Stina Wictoria Aikio an email if you have any allergies. 

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Lars Flatåker
Director | Lawyer
Tlf.: +47 952 60 525

Kjetil Øpstad
Senior Manager | Customs Advisor
Tlf.: +47 952 60 328

Stina Wictoria Aikio
Tlf.: +47 952 60 323