What’s the Country of Origin of This Thing and Why Should I Care?”
A webinar with Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel, Braumiller Law Group
Tuesday, September 22nd, 11 AM- Noon CDT
The country of origin of imported articles has become increasingly important. It has long been important for country of origin marking and free trade agreement eligibility. Now with Antidumping and Countervailing duties and Section 232 and 301 duties it has taken on new significance.
Subjects covered include:
- The traditional meaning of country of origin
- The doctrine of “substantial transformation”
- Interpretations of substantial transformation
- Significant rulings on country of origin
- What’s the worst that could happen?
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Meet the Speaker:
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.