2nd Annual Advanced Forum on

Global Customs Compliance

Wednesday, September 21, 2005

About

CAN YOUR COMPANY AFFORD INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMS DISPUTES AND BORDER DELAYS?

As a customs and trade compliance executive, your accountability has expanded beyond U.S. requirements. You need to learn and stay on top of the rules and practices in many countries – rules and practices which change on a regular basis and vary substantially from country to country. Moreover, there is a general worldwide trend to tighten rules, strictly enforce documentation and other requirements, and penalize non-compliance.

Failure to be informed and plan ahead in this ever-evolving and complex arena can result in border delays, stiff penalties and missed production and delivery deadlines, Now more than ever before, you need to be current on foreign customs laws and what they mean for your company's worldwide compliance and sourcing efforts.

ACI's Advanced Forum on Global Customs Compliance publication will give you comprehensive, insightful and practical guidance on global customs compliance issues.

Get the latest information on:

  • WCO's framework for cargo security and customs procedures
  • Setting up international cargo security measures
  • Implementing a global strategy for uniform tariff classification
  • Getting goods in and out of China
  • Preparing for a foreign customs audit
  • Integrating import and export compliance for efficient government compliance
  • Addressing customs issues directly with foreign governments
  • Key customs developments in South-East Asia, Latin America and Europe

Contents & Contributors

About

CAN YOUR COMPANY AFFORD INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMS DISPUTES AND BORDER DELAYS?

As a customs and trade compliance executive, your accountability has expanded beyond U.S. requirements. You need to learn and stay on top of the rules and practices in many countries – rules and practices which change on a regular basis and vary substantially from country to country. Moreover, there is a general worldwide trend to tighten rules, strictly enforce documentation and other requirements, and penalize non-compliance.

Failure to be informed and plan ahead in this ever-evolving and complex arena can result in border delays, stiff penalties and missed production and delivery deadlines, Now more than ever before, you need to be current on foreign customs laws and what they mean for your company's worldwide compliance and sourcing efforts.

ACI's Advanced Forum on Global Customs Compliance publication will give you comprehensive, insightful and practical guidance on global customs compliance issues.

Get the latest information on:

  • WCO's framework for cargo security and customs procedures
  • Setting up international cargo security measures
  • Implementing a global strategy for uniform tariff classification
  • Getting goods in and out of China
  • Preparing for a foreign customs audit
  • Integrating import and export compliance for efficient government compliance
  • Addressing customs issues directly with foreign governments
  • Key customs developments in South-East Asia, Latin America and Europe

Contents & Contributors


WORLD CUSTOMS ORGANIZATION FRAMEWORK OF STANDARDS TO SECURE AND FACILITATE GLOBAL TRADE
Michael Schmitz, Department of Homeland Security

PREPARING FOR UNIFORM GLOBAL SECURITY STANDARDS
Renée Stein, Microsoft Corporation

SETTING UP INTERNATIONAL CARGO SECURITY MEASURES
Kelby Woodard, Trade Innovations, Inc.

IMPLEMENTING A GLOBAL STRATEGY FOR UNIFORM TARIFF CLASSIFICATION
Michael S. Carter, Alcatel Submarine Networks

THE CHINA CHALLENGE
Tammy Hetrick, Burton Snowboards

PURCHASING FROM CHINA: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Callie Pappas, United States Steel Corporation

GETTING GOODS IN AND OUT OF CHINA
Paul Vandevert, Ford Motor Company

CUSTOMS LAWS IN CHINA: HOW THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS WILL IMPACT YOUR OPERATIONS
Stuart P. Seidel, Baker & McKenzie LLP

CUSTOMS LAWS – KEY DEVELOPMENTS IN INDIA
Rohan Shah, Economic Laws Practice

PREPARING FOR A FOREIGN CUSTOMS AUDIT
Mary Chris Arnesen, Woodward Governor Company

INTEGRATING IE GLOBAL COMPLIANCE
Erin L. Crockett, Dresser Inc.

INTEGRATING IMPORT AND EXPORT COMPLIANCE FOR EFFICIENT GLOBAL GOVERNMENT COMPLIANCE
Patricia Hall, General Electric

EFFICIENT GLOBAL GOVERNMENT COMPLIANCE
Paul Vandevert, Ford Motor Company

IMPLEMENTING A GLOBAL COUNTRY OF ORIGIN AND CONTENT MANAGEMENT SOLUTION TO ENSURE REGULATORY COMPLIANCE AND MAXIMIZE FTA SAVINGS
Leslie Cazas, Nissan North America, Inc.

NAFTA – INTERNAL CONTROLS
Lisa Thatcher, Avery Dennison Office Products North America

CUSTOMS DEVELOPMENTS AND ENFORCEMENT IN EUROPE
Laurent Ruessmann, Sidley Austin Brown & Wood LLP

ADDRESSING CUSTOMS ISSUES DIRECTLY WITH FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS
Timothy S. Ernst, Del Monte Corporation

ADDRESSING CUSTOMS ISSUES DIRECTLY WITH FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS NEW BUSINESS TO CUSTOMS PRACTICES WITH LOGAN – RUSSIA, ROMANIA, MOROCCO
Isabelle Roca, Renault SA

WORKING DIRECTLY WITH FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS ON TRADE MATTERS
Randi Waltuck, Fisher Scientific

KEY IMPORT AND CUSTOMS LAW DEVELOPMENTS IN LATIN AMERICA: AN UPDATE
Edmundo Elías-Fernández, Baker & McKenzie

DOING BUSINESS WITH BRAZIL: HOW TO COMPLY WITH BRAZILIAN CUSTOMS
Carla Ackley Cravalho, Cisco Systems, Inc.

FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS: OPPORTUNITIES FOR COST SAVINGS AND HOW TO SUPPORT THE FTA PROGRAM INTERNALLY
Michael Roll, Pisani & Roll (Los Angeles, CA)

UNDERSTANDING CUSTOMS RULES AND IMPORT COMPLIANCE IN CHINA: A COMPLETE GUIDE FOR U.S. COMPLIANCE EXECUTIVES
Xiaoming Xie, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary (Beijing, China)
Linda M. Weinberg, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary (Washington, DC)



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