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.
- 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.
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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. Dept. of State, Department of Energy, and other regulatory export agencies. Read Joe’s full bio here.
Christos Linardakis, Of Counsel
Braumiller Law Group, PLLC
Christos Linardakis is an international and corporate attorney located in Chicago. During his 30 year career, he has established corporate compliance programs in Environmental Product Compliance, Global Trade Compliance, Cybersecurity, as well as International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) compliance programs, and FCPA & Antibribery/Anticorruption Programs. He has handled investigations/ subpoenas/ disclosures involving nearly all U.S. government agencies including in China and the E.U. Read Christos’ full bio here.