Advanced Topics in Customs Compliance 2019 Conference

When:
February 20, 2019 – February 22, 2019 all-day
2019-02-20T00:00:00-06:00
2019-02-23T00:00:00-06:00
Where:
Omni Hotel, Houston Texas

Advanced Topics in Customs Compliance 2019 Conference

February 20-22

 Omni Hotel, Houston, Texas

https://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/houston/meetings/advanced-topics-in-customs-compliance-conference

 

The Advanced Topics in Customs Compliance Conference brings together import and export professionals, legal counsel, customs brokers and other international trade professionals in a highly productive two-day event in Houston, Texas.

 

The 2019 conference will offer three separate tracks dedicated to Advanced Imports, Advanced Exports and other Trade-related topics, as well as a “Basics” track for trade professionals needing various refreshers. Sessions will be structured to allow opportunity for significant interaction and Q&A.

 

​Global trade policy changes have created significant turmoil and confusion. Our goal is to help participants gain greater clarity and insight from speakers, presenters and peers.

 

​Topics to be covered will include: Trade Policy Updates, Challenges in Intellectual Property Rights, Impact of E-commerce & Supply Chain, Foreign Trade Zone Issues & Opportunities, Exports Control Reform Act, NAFTA Updates from Mexico & Canada, Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties Deep Dive, Advanced Transaction Value For Value Geeks, Classification Cases, Statistical Sampling & Prior Disclosures, Brexit Update and Impact, Computed Value & Cost Submissions, and U.S. Customs Reconciliation Program.

See you in Houston in 2019!

 

Topics and Speakers will include:

U.S. Customs Regulatory Update 2018

Amy Magnus, Director of Customs Affairs & Compliance, AN Deringer & President, NCBFAA

 

Using Statistical Sampling in Prior Disclosure Quantifications

John Metrich, Sr. Trade Auditor, Deleon Trade

 

FTZ & Drawback Strategies

Robert Stein, Vice President of Customs & Global Trade Compliance, Mohawk Global Logistics

 

Advanced Classification

Brad Menard, Director, International Trade Consulting, Braumiller Consulting, & Paulie Nichols, Broker Audit Specialist, Deleon Trade

 

Identifying ADD/CVD Merchandise, A Five-Step Approach

Shara Aranoff, Of Counsel, Covington & Burling

 

Trade Policy Update – Sections 232 & 301 Duties

Adrienne Braumiller, Partner, Braumiller Law & Official from Office of the United States Trade Representative

 

Canada Trade Policy Changes & NAFTA Update

Kim Campbell, Founder, MK Marin Trade Services & Chair, Canadian Importers & Exporters Association

 

Advanced Transaction Value 

George Tuttle, III, Attorney, Tuttle Law Offices & Cindy Deleon, Founder & Sr. Trade Auditor, Deleon Trade

 

Mexico Trade Policy Changes & NAFTA Update

Miriam Name, Partner, Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton & Rob Barnett, Partner, Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton

 

A Deep Dive Into REAL Internal Controls

Kristin Simonson, Sr. Trade Auditor, Deleon Trade

 

Intellectual Property Rights Challenges: An Update

Alex Chinoy, Partner, Covington & Burling & Tony Gregory, Special Agent, Trade Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security

 

International Deals and Trade In The Current Policy Environment

Randy Cook, Sr. Managing Director, Ankura Consulting

 

Export Sanctions Update

Partner, Covington & Burling

 

Deemed Export Controls Panel

Joe Cortez, Senior Trade Advisor, Braumiller Law Group; Representative, U.S. Census Bureau & Representative, Bureau of Industry & Security

 

Understanding the Guidelines of Customs Bond Sufficiency

Colleen Clarke, Vice President, Roanoke Trade & Shane Garcia, Vice President, RW Smith & Co.

 

The EU and Brexit Update: What You Need to Know

Pablo Muniz, Partner, Van Bael & Belis

 

The Impact of Software on Trade Compliance

Randy Cook, Sr. Managing Director, Ankura Consulting

 

How E-Commerce Has Changed The Supply Chain

Cindy Allen, VP Regulatory Affairs & Compliance, FedEx Trade Networks

 

First Sale Qualification Considerations: Increased Importance Under Current Trade Policy

Tony Saranchak, Sr. Trade Auditor, Deleon Trade

 

Registration and Agenda:

View the Preliminary Agenda by clicking here , and visit the conference website for frequent updates, additional sessions, and registration.