Navigating CBP Regulations: Essential Practices for Import Success

Thu May 23 2024 at 09:00 am to 12:00 pm UTC-04:00

World Trade Center Miami | Miami

Diaz Trade Law
Publisher/HostDiaz Trade Law
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This event assists importers with essential practices to comply with CBP when importing merchandise into the U.S.
About this Event

If you import merchandise into the U.S., you may not realize, but, you are the responsible party!

In this presentation, our speakers will discuss how to comply with U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) vast laws and regulations. By the end of the webinar you will know and understand the importance of tariff classification, customs valuation, country of origin marking, intellectual property rights and free trade agreements.

You will also learn basic customs concepts and terms like CBP Form 7501, protests, seizure cases, liquidated damage claims, penalties/fines, prior disclosures, and the FP&F process. Additionally, you will learn the top 10 tips when importing to ensure compliance. This webinar will provide valuable assistance to all importers, customs brokers, and all trade professionals.

Session Highlights:

  • Importance of CBP Rulings for Classification, Valuation and Country of Origin
  • Cost Savings practices like utilizing Free Trade Agreements
  • Importance of protecting intellectual property rights
  • Basic customs concepts and terms
  • Top tips to proactively work with your Customs Broker
  • What to do if you encounter a CBP detention and/or seizure case
  • Learn when to submit a prior disclosure to CBP
  • Top 10 tips when importing to ensure compliance
  • Learn key best practices and hear real life case studies
  • Learn what to do, and more importantly, what NOT to do, and what the consequences are for non-compliance

Who Should Attend?

  • Importers
  • Customs Brokers
  • Regulatory Affairs Professionals
  • In-house Legal Counsel
  • Product Development Managers

PRESENTERS:


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Jennifer Diaz is the President and Founder of Diaz Trade Law. Jen is a Board-Certified International Attorney specializing in customs and international trade. For more than 18 years, Jen has counseled businesses of all sizes on complex customs issues and has a strong record of success in mitigating federal administrative enforcement actions. Jen has been recognized by Chambers Global and USA, “Super Lawyers” as a Top International Attorney, has an AV rating of “Superb,” and is considered a leading expert in International Trade Law by the Florida Bar. Jen founded Diaz Trade Law in 2016. The firm boasts a multilingual team of experts and has rapidly become one of the nation’s leading Customs and International Trade law firms.

Beyond her legal practice, Jen is a champion of organizations within her industry and served as President of the Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT International) as well as OWIT South Florida. A frequent media commentator, Jen is a nationally recognized thought leader and has authored book chapters for The Florida Bar and the American Bar Association, numerous Bloomberg Law articles, and other leading publications. Jen is the Editor of the Customs & International Trade Law blog recognized by the U.S. Library of Congress as being an important part of the legal historical record. Jen resides in Miami, Florida, with her two children (one, a fur child) and husband.


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Elena Asturias is a licensed US Customs Broker, and Certified Customs Specialist providing customs brokerage services for imports. She has been involved in logistics for over fifteen years, and is an instructor for Miami Dade College's Import/Export Designation Program, where she rewrote the program curriculum. She has experience handling a broad range of commodities and has worked with numerous government agencies including: FDA, USDA, DOT, EPA & the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. She specializes in handing apparel and textile shipments and assisting with free trade program verifications. She holds local and national permits with Customs. Elena is also the owner of 305 Cargo Services, a logistics and consulting company. She holds a Bachelors of Arts in Geography from California State University Long Beach, as well as a postgraduate certificate in Geographic Information Sciences. She is fully bilingual in English and Spanish.

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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

World Trade Center Miami, 5835 Blue Lagoon Drive, Miami, United States

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USD 99.00

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