The Spring 2020 Regulatory Workshop will be March 10, 2020 at the Renaissance – Long Beach in Long Beach, California.
Our room block at the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel is now sold out! The following hotels are within walking distance of the hotel and currently have availability (NACD has not negotiated discounted room rates with any of the following properties):
Hyatt Centric The Pike Long Beach (0.2 miles)
285 Bay St., Long Beach, CA 90802
Ph: (562) 432-1234
Westin Long Beach (0.2 miles)
333 E Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone: (562) 436-3000
Courtyard by Marriott Long Beach Downtown (0.3 miles)
500 E 1st St, Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone: (562) 435-8511
Hyatt Regency Long Beach (0.3 miles)
200 S Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone: (562) 491-1234
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Registration Deadline: February 25, 2020
Ensure your company is meeting all its international trade regulatory requirements by attending the NACD Regulatory Workshop: International Trade for Chemical Distributors presented by international trade attorney Deborah Stern. Sessions in the workshop will cover HTS classification, filing entries with Customs & Border Protection, duty reduction programs, and current trade issues including the Section 301 China tariffs. There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions. Make sure your company is compliant with import regulations by sending a representative to this valuable training session.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
|8:00-8:30 am||Breakfast and Registration|
Introductions and Workshop Objectives Overview
Trade Compliance Basics
Review the newest NACD Responsible Distribution® program updates, including the recent enhancements to the Responsible Distribution Dashboard, as we launch the 7th Cycle.
|9:15-9:45 am||HTS Classifications
The classification process; role of customs rulings; best practices and common pitfalls in the chemicals section of the tariff
Customs Declarations and Entry Requirements
|11:15 am-12:15 pm||
Trade Remedies: ADD/CVD, China 301 Tariffs, Other 301 Actions
Import Compliance Best Practices
Reduce Your Duties: FTA, GSP, MTB, Drawback, First Sale Valuation
Final Questions and Closing Remarks
DEBORAH B. STERN is a Member in the Import and Export Practice Group of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the Miami office, advising domestic and multinational clients on both U.S. and foreign customs compliance and other trade matters. She concentrates her practice primarily in traditional customs areas, such as tariff classification, seizures and penalties, country of origin marking, valuation, broker compliance, government procurement, trade preference programs and free trade agreements, as well as the World Customs Organization’s Harmonized System. With special emphasis in the high-tech sector, she has substantial experience in almost every product area of the tariff schedule. Notably, she has worked with a number of companies in life sciences, medical diagnostics, and various chemical products, and thus has intimate familiarity with the import issues this industry faces.
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Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Welcome and Opening Remarks
This session will include an elementary review of the key sections of TSCA, including important terms and definitions and how the sections fit together in an overall TSCA framework.
This session will cover the TSCA Inventory including Active/Inactive Designations, Section 11 Inspections, Section 8(c), Section 8(e), and more TSCA regulations applicable to all chemical handlers.
We will conduct a deep dive into how EPA handles chemicals imported into the U.S., Chemical Data Reporting (CDR), substances subject to Section 4 testing, substances subject to Section 5 Significant New Use Rules (SNURs), and Section 12(B) notifications for exporters.
This session will highlight the new aspects of amended TSCA and provide some reflection and recommendations regarding how to efficiently comply with the changes. Learn practical tips through real-life experiences implementing and maintaining TSCA compliance. This session will focus on explaining amended TSCA in layman’s terms from an operational perspective.
The training session will close out with an overview of critical TSCA requirements understanding and preparing for what might be coming next. Topics covered will include the 2020 CDR, Section 4 Test Rules, Section 5 New Chemicals, Section 6 Prioritization, Risk Evaluation, Risk Management and Fees.
|1:45-2:00 pm||Final Questions and Wrap-Up|