USMCA and the Chemical, Rubber, and Plastics Industries – What You Need to Know
An informative webinar moderated by George Tuttle, with Tuttle Law
Presenters are: Dr. Thomas (Pat) Collins with Tuttle Law and Bonnie Kersch, Senior Trade Advisor with Braumiller Consulting Group
Wednesday, June 3rd, 10:00 am – 11:30 am CDT
This webinar was requested by several who participated in the Braumiller-Tuttle Law USMCA webinar on May 19th and will be the first in the series of three* that George Tuttle will moderate and/or present along with the assistance from Braumiller Law Group Attorneys and Senior Trade Advisors. The remaining two webinars will cover textiles & apparel and automotive industries. As with the recent USMCA webinar, these presentations will go in-depth on the topics, allowing for Q&A at the end of the presentation.
This webinar will cover:
- HS Chapters 28-38, and 39 (Plastics) and 40 (Rubber)
- Focus on Chapter 4 General and Specific Product Rules of Origin
- Examples from USMCA Product Specific List and existing NAFTA rulings in the context of USMCA (same or different result?)
- Verification and Audit Procedures under USMCA
Care to ask a question in advance of the webinar so it may be (possibly) included within the presentation? Please send your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
*USMCA-Textiles & Apparel on June 10th, with George Tuttle, Tuttle Law, and Vicky Wu, Senior Associate, Braumiller Law Group
*USMCA-Automotive webinar on June 19th with George Tuttle, and Devin Sefton, Senior Associate, Braumiller Law Group
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Meet the Speakers:
George R. Tuttle, III
Law Offices of George R. Tuttle
George has over 35 years experience advising clients and litigating matters relating to classification, valuation, country-of-origin, special duty exemptions, NAFTA, drawback, regulatory audits and compliance assessments, penalties, and broker compliance. He is the author of various articles published by the American Bar Association, Section of International Law and a frequent speaker on various Customs matters before trade groups and Customs brokers. Read George’s full bio here.
Dr. Thomas (Pat) Collins
Law Offices of George R. Tuttle
Dr. Thomas (Pat) Collins earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Santa Clara University while working for Tuttle Law as a law clerk. He continued his studies earning a master’s degree in Biological Science from San Francisco State University with a focus in Physiology and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Collins earned his doctorate in dental surgery from the University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry and went into private practice. After “retiring” Pat returned to Tuttle Law to address issues concerning all of the sciences, including engineering, organic and polymer chemistry, electronics, material science and pharmacology. He is thrilled to share his background to further everyone’s understanding of how science is closely tied to customs law.
Bonnie Kersch, Senior Trade Advisor
Braumiller Consulting Group, LLC
Bonnie Kersch, a Licensed Customs Broker and Certified Customs Specialist, has worked in the compliance world for many years, specializing in the chemical sector. She has experience in almost every aspect of compliance including Classification, Free Trade Agreements, Export Licenses, Broker Management, Denied Parties Screening, Country of Origin Determination, Deemed Exports, Incoterm Determination, Internal Audits of Import Files, Duty Drawback, Transfer Pricing Reconciliation, Valuation, Return Order Imports, Record Retention, and more. Bonnie has extensive teaching experience and has developed and presented training on numerous Trade Compliance topics throughout her career. Read Bonnie’s full bio here.