3-Hr Virtual Seminar: Import and Export with Latin America: Argentina, Brazil and Venezuela

Raymond Sullivan

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This training program on Latin America import and export will detail the US requirements to export and import procedures to Latin America. It will also discuss commercial and customs document requirements, tariffs and applicable duties, countervailing and antidumping duties, and highlight the difference between automatic and non-automatic import licenses.

Why Should You Attend:

The objective of this webinar is to help attendees:

  • Identify the US requirements to export
  • Learn import procedures to Latin America
  • Understand how to become an importer in Latin America
  • Learn about the origin certification requirements
  • Learn how the non-tariff measures are applied in Latin America

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • Who can import to Latin America
  • The role of the customs broker
  • Documents required: commercial documents and customs documents
  • What products require non-automatic import licenses
  • Difference between automatic and non-automatic import licenses
  • Tariffs and applicable duties
  • Countervailing and antidumping duties
  • Origin certification requirements
  • Non-tariff barriers, other than import licenses
  • Import process and its differences between Argentina, Brazil and Venezuela
  • How NAFTA affects the commerce with Argentina and Brazil
  • Customs inspection
  • How the Trans-Pacific Partnership will reduce the cost of exporting, increase competitiveness of U.S. firms and promote fairness

Who Will Benefit:

  • Exporters
  • Freight Forwarders
  • Customer Brokers
  • Importers
  • US and Global Trade Compliance Professionals
  • US Export Professionals
  • Supply Chain Professionals
  • Exporting Carriers
  • Consolidators
  • Global Logistics Professionals
  • Manufacturers
  • Suppliers
  • International Sales Professionals
  • Business Development Professionals
  • Manufacturers, who are seeking to export their products to Central America
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Speaker: Raymond Sullivan,

With more than 30 years of practice in Customs law, international trade regulation and export control law, Mr. Sullivan has extensive experience in conducting compliance audits and investigations and has formulated compliance plans that incorporate Foreign Corrupt Practices Act compliance issues; and both import and export transactional issues for global and multinational clients. Mr. Sullivan's practice encompasses customs penalties, seizures and other enforcement activities as well as classification and valuation of imported merchandise, including litigation of these issues in the U.S. Court of International Trade. He represents clients in pre-audit reviews, audits and compliance assessments by the U.S. Customs Service. Mr. Sullivan regularly conducts evaluations of importer's entry systems and U.S. Customs clearance and duty payment processes with a focus on Customs duty assessment laws and effective duty savings within the Customs regulatory framework, and global, regional and bilateral trade preference agreements. Mr. Sullivan has represented many clients engaged in global trade with multiple cross-border transactional issues; and, clients with multinational manufacturing facilities. He has represented clients in the establishment of foreign trade zone assembly operations, including Foreign Trade Zone Board approvals establishing the zone operation, and subsequent modifications to the zone facility. Additionally, he has represented clients establishing import operations in the U.S. and facilitated exporters to the U.S. in becoming U.S. importers of record while not being physically located in the U.S. Mr. Sullivan has been actively engaged with importers and exporters in issues related to homeland security measures, both those measures required by regulatory authorities, as well as engaging in pro-active business practices to facilitate efficient and compliant logistical management designed to anticipate potential problems and to provide solutions combining legal compliance and sound business acumen. His practice also includes export trade regulatory matters, including the export licensing process involving sensitive materials and destinations. Mr. Sullivan has drafted and implemented comprehensive export compliance plans with an emphasis on compliance with U.S. government sanctions, as administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control, against countries, and entities and individuals, as well as their integration and overlap with anti-money laundering measures required by the Patriot Act. He has also secured Commerce and State Department approvals and OFAC licenses on behalf of clients for various cutting edge technologies, specifically in the area of encryption. Before entering private practice, Mr. Sullivan worked for the U.S. Customs Service as an Import Specialist and Special Agent engaged in criminal and civil customs fraud and revenue enforcement investigations.

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