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.
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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 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.