Events

The attorneys and professionals of Braumiller Law Group,PLLC consistently receive outstanding reviews for their informative presentations.  They are well known for using a clear, compelling style to educate, update and inform a wide range of audiences about issues affecting the global trade community.

Below please find a comprehensive list of the Braumiller Law Group,PLLC events currently scheduled, including in-person training, online courses, speaking engagements and more.

Jul
14
Tue
Need Assistance with an Assist?
Jul 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Need Assistance with an Assist?

A webinar with Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel, Braumiller Law Group
Thursday, July 14th, 11 AM- Noon CDT

Assists are one of the most common and troublesome Customs valuation issues. This webinar with offer practical knowledge on what to do about assists and how to stay compliant.

This webinar will cover:

  • What is an assist – and what isn’t
  • Types of assists
  • Where to find assists
  • Valuing an assist
  • Declaring an assist
  • What if you forgot to declare an assist
  • Things that look like assists but aren’t
  • Resources and information

Cost: $25.00
To register, click the image below.


Meet the Speaker:

Bruce H. Leeds

Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel
Braumiller Law Group, PLLC

Bruce Leeds has decades of experience in international trade law and has successfully served his clients in diverse capacities, from classification and due diligence, to ITAR compliance and drawback. He has significant expertise with importing and exporting high tech products.  Prior to becoming an attorney, Bruce was an Import Specialist at the U.S. Customs Service in Los Angeles for seven years. During this period, he was promoted to Team Leader at LAX.  Bruce then joined Hughes Aircraft Company, where he worked in various positions related to import and export compliance. He went on to Hughes Space & Communications Company and The Boeing Company – all in export and import compliance positions. Bruce served on the Commercial Operations Advisory Committee to CBP and the Private Sector Advisory Group at the World Customs Organization. He holds a customs broker license and is a U.S. Army veteran.  Read Bruce’s full bio here.

 

 

 

This webinar is approved for
1 CCS/CES/MES credit.

 

Jul
16
Thu
USMCA and the Rubber & Plastics Industries What You Need to Know About Chapters 39 and 40
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

USMCA and the Rubber & Plastics Industries
What You Need to Know About Chapters 39 and 40

An informative webinar brought to you by Braumiller Law Group and Braumiller Consulting Group

Presented by Bonnie Kersch, Senior Trade Advisor with Braumiller Consulting Group and Megan Mohler, Associate Attorney with Braumiller Law Group

Thursday, July 16th, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CDT

This webinar will discuss the steps to take in order to qualify your product for the USMCA under the new rules spelled out by this agreement. As with the recent BLG USMCA webinars, this presentation will go in-depth on the topic, allowing for Q&A at the end of the presentation.

This webinar will cover:

  • HS Chapters 39 (Plastics) and 40 (Rubber)
  • We will walk through the steps to determine whether a good qualifies for USMCA Including:
  • Preference Criterion
  • The new “7 Rules”
  • Product-specific Rules of Origin
  • De Minimis and other Valuation ways to qualify

 

Care to ask a question in advance of the webinar so it may be (possibly) included within the presentation?
Send your question(s) to Linnea Deeds at
  [email protected].

 

Cost: $25.00
To register, click the image below.


Meet the Speakers:

Bonnie Kersch, Senior Trade Advisor
Braumiller Consulting Group, LLC

Bonnie Kersch, a Licensed Customs Broker and Certified Customs Specialist, has worked in the compliance world for many years, specializing in the chemical sector. She has experience in almost every aspect of compliance including Classification, Free Trade Agreements, Export Licenses, Broker Management, Denied Parties Screening, Country of Origin Determination, Deemed Exports, Incoterm Determination, Internal Audits of Import Files, Duty Drawback, Transfer Pricing Reconciliation, Valuation, Return Order Imports, Record Retention, and more.  Bonnie has extensive teaching experience and has developed and presented training on numerous Trade Compliance topics throughout her career.  Read Bonnie’s full bio here.

 

Megan Mohler

Megan Mohler, Associate Attorney
Braumiller Law Group, PLLC

Megan helps clients on a wide range of international trade-related issues. Her areas of practice focus on import laws and export controls, navigating Trade Promotion Authority actions, representing companies before several governmental agencies, including U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, and Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Controls.  Megan assists companies with various import compliance matters, including advising on and filing Section 301 and 232 exclusion requests, writing briefs before the Court of International Trade, free trade agreement qualifications (e.g., NAFTA), responding to CBP inquiries, filing protests, classification reviews, submitting CBP ruling requests, tariff mitigation strategies, country of origin determinations, foreign trade zone issues, and assisting companies in Customs audits. She also has experience in conducting internal investigations related to prior disclosures to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.  Read Megan’s full bio here.

 

 

 

This webinar is approved for
1 CCS/CES/MES credit.

 

Jul
21
Tue
Customs Broker Regulation Revisions, What You Need to Know
Jul 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

We invite you to join us for an informative webinar on:

Customs Broker Regulation Revisions, What You Need to Know

Your presenters: Adrienne Braumiller, Founder & Partner and Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel with Braumiller Law Group and Linnea Deeds, Director of Educational Services with Braumiller Consulting Group

Tuesday, July, 21st 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM CDT

In a Federal Register notice of June 5, 2020 US Customs & Border Protection published proposed revisions to the Customs Broker Regulations (19 CFR Part 111).  If adopted, the proposed changes will make major changes to how customs brokers are licensed and operate, including:

  • Changing the licensing process and fees
  • National permits and fees replacing district permits
  • Revisions to responsible supervision and control
  • New definitions
  • Broker vetting of business entities
  • Learn about the proposed changes and how they may affect customs brokers
  • Also learn how you can comment and submit suggested changes to these proposals

There will be a Q&A session directly following the presentation.

Cost: $25.00
To register, click the image below.


Meet the Speakers:

Adrienne Braumiller, Founding Partner
Braumiller Law Group, PLLC

Adrienne is an innovative force in the international trade law arena. With more than 25 years of experience, she is widely recognized as a leading authority in Customs, import, export, foreign-trade zones, free trade agreements and ITAR compliance.  She has been involved in every aspect of import and export compliance, from developing compliance programs to conducting audits and assessments, representing clients who are under investigation, preparing and submitting voluntary disclosures, preparing and filing classification requests and licences, analyzing whether specific transactions should be pursued, providing tailored training on specific import/export topics, addressing penalty assessments, and serving as an expert witness in a number of trade cases.  Read Adrienne’s full bio here.

 

Bruce H. Leeds

Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel
Braumiller Law Group, PLLC

Bruce Leeds has decades of experience in international trade law and has successfully served his clients in diverse capacities, from classification and due diligence, to ITAR compliance and drawback. He has significant expertise with importing and exporting high tech products.  Prior to becoming an attorney, Bruce was an Import Specialist at the U.S. Customs Service in Los Angeles for seven years. During this period, he was promoted to Team Leader at LAX.  Bruce then joined Hughes Aircraft Company, where he worked in various positions related to import and export compliance. He went on to Hughes Space & Communications Company and The Boeing Company – all in export and import compliance positions. Bruce served on the Commercial Operations Advisory Committee to CBP and the Private Sector Advisory Group at the World Customs Organization. He holds a customs broker license and is a U.S. Army veteran.  Read Bruce’s full bio here.

 

Linnea Deeds, Director of Educational Services
Braumiller Consulting Group, LLC

Linnea’s passion for continuous improvement and strategic solutions permeates her client approach. Whether designing custom training programs or supporting clients’ operational needs, Linnea’s keen awareness of the complex interplay and handoffs within a global supply chain benefit clients in significant and measurable ways. As a seasoned 29 year veteran, Linnea has saved companies millions in fines and penalties. She routinely devises approaches focused on minimizing duty outlays while complying with Customs regulations. She enjoys streamlining processes to reduce expenses while increasing global compliance. Linnea adeptly develops strategies to resolve complex compliance issues for both domestic and international entities. A born-teacher, Linnea leads Braumiller Consulting’s education program by designing, developing and presenting training on a broad-range of trade topics. She also coordinates and supports the educational efforts of our extensive team of trade professionals.  Read Linnea’s full bio here.

 

 

 

 

This webinar is approved for
1 CCS/CES/MES credit