Date(s): Feb. 25 | 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Going Global: Business under International Regulations and Law

Professional Education Course (PEC)
Instructor: Marshall S. Filler and Christian A. Klein

Price by Jan. 12: $445 Member | $655 Nonmember
Price after Jan. 12: $575 Member | $840 Nonmember

This course summarizes the framework for international safety regulation, discusses how the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) allocates regulatory responsibilities among contracting states, and explains the important role of bilateral aviation safety agreements, which dictate what US companies must do to operate business aircraft or conduct operations in a foreign country for compensation or hire.

Learning Objectives: By the conclusion of the course, participants will have learned:

  • ICAO’s role and functions
  • The international regulatory system
  • Airworthiness agreements
  • Maintenance agreements (MIPs, MAG)
  • The scope and benefits of these agreements.

Instructor Bio

Marshall S. Filler is managing member of OFM&K and the managing director and general counsel of the Aeronautical Repair Station Association. He has advocated for individuals and companies on international aviation safety law, policy, and compliance issues for over 40 years. He obtained his bachelor of arts and law degrees from The American University in Washington, D.C.

Christian A. Klein is the managing member of OFM&K, overseeing the firm’s policy advocacy practice. He represents trade associations as a registered federal lobbyist and provides strategic communications and legal counsel services to clients. He is also executive VP of the Aeronautical Repair Station Association and a member of the University of Virginia’s adjunct faculty. He obtained a bachelor’s degree with honors in international relations from the College of William and Mary and a law degree and a master’s degree in congressional politics from the Catholic University of America.

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