September 29, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Online webinar
Linnea Deeds, Dir. Educational Services
214.348.9306 x:217


Join us for an informative webinar on:

U.S. Census – Best Practices for Voluntary Self-Disclosures

Tuesday, September 29th @ 11 AM – 12 Noon CST

Presenters Joe Cortez, Senior Trade Advisor, Braumiller Consulting Group and Christos Linardakis, Of Counsel, Braumiller Law Group

This webinar will be presented from the unique perspective of the former U.S. Census Bureau’s International Trade Ombudsman and Chief for the Regulations, Outreach, and Education Branch of U.S. Census, Mr. Joe A. Cortez. This session is meant to provide practitioners with the necessary tools to address export violations as they pertain to U.S. Census, Shipper’s Export Declarations and more. We will address challenges and obligations of exporters when making voluntary self-disclosures, including corrective action steps that should be taken.

Key takeaways:

  • Gain practical knowledge on the primary elements of filing a voluntary self-disclosure
  • How to report and when to file a corrected or new EEI
  • Corrective Actions that U.S. Census would expect
  • A Practitioner’s challenges when filing a multi-year Census VSD involving 1,000s of line-items and exports

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

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

Meet the Speakers:

Joe Cortez, Senior Trade Advisor
Braumiller Consulting Group

Joe Cortez is the former U.S. Census Bureau Trade Ombudsman and Regulations Chief. He was responsible for the staff that reviewed the voluntary disclosures. He also worked with CBP, State and the Bureau of Industry and Security to recommend actions to take based on the disclosures. His experience working with the U.S. Census’ systems such as AES and AESDirect provides a unique set of skills and insight to clients. He worked closely with many other U.S. agencies, such as Customs, BIS, U.S