Understanding & Managing US Trade Controls and Sanctions on China & Russia


This is a joint Program Organized by the International Credit Executives (ICE) and the Madison International Trade Association (MITA)

As tensions between the United States and China and Russia have increased in recent years, so have the trade controls and sanctions measures levied on those two countries by the U.S. government. From trade restrictions on Chinese and Russian enterprises, to financial blocks on Russian banks and oligarchs, to vastly expanded controls on exports of U.S. goods and technology to both countries, never before has the U.S. regulatory landscape for trade on China and Russia been this vast and this complex.

The specific catalysts for the most recent restrictive measures on China and Russia may be different, but the general challenge they present to Wisconsin and regional companies doing business with those countries is the same.

This special joint and in-person program offered by two of Wisconsin’s premier trade-related business associations seeks to shed light on how we got here, exactly where we are, and what to do now that we’re here when it comes to U.S. trade controls on China and Russia with a distinguished group of experts from academia, legal practice, and industry.


  • John K.M. Ohnesorge, George Young Bascom Professor Of Business Law at University of Wisconsin Law School and Director for East Asian Legal Studies
  • Ngosong Fonkem, Esq. of Page Fura PC
  • Claudia Wolske, Global Export Manager, Rockwell Automation

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Speaker Presentation and Q&A
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Luncheon and Networking

Program location: Milford Hills, W5670 French Rd, Johnson Creek, WI 53038

Cost of Admission:  ICE & MITA members: $55.00;  Non-Members: $75.00

The Key-program Sponsor for the July 12 event is Sayari

Note:  As a member, please insure your membership is up to date and please use the e-mail associated with your MITA membership when registering for this event.   


MITA’s events are Co-sponsored by M.E. Dey Import-Export, Trek Bicycle and The Geo Group.



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