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How CBP's Toughened Restrictions on Wood Packing for Imports Impacts You (TRD818B)

Presented by: Robin W. Grover
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60 minutes
Event Description
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New Wood Materials Packaging Rules Are In Effect—Don’t Be Fined!

In November 2017, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) substantially tightened enforcement of the strict standards for wood packaging materials used to ship products to the United States, an act which eliminated longstanding loopholes. Failure to observe the new standards and marking requirements exposes importers to shipment detention and substantial penalties.

Join trade lawyer Robin W. Grover in this informative audio event as he outlines the new reality for exporters and importers who use wood packaging materials—and how to adhere to the new standards. Grover is an expert on a wide range of trade topics and will show you how to erect firewalls to guard against logistics problems that can arise from the wood packaging materials standards both in the U.S. and abroad.

After attending this instructive session, you will know the reasoning behind these stringent regulations and the various types of covered and exempt wood materials. Plus, you’ll understand how the rules are enforced and how to find approved fumigators or treatment facilities that meet the new rules. Best of all, you’ll be equipped to avoid punitive fines and delays as you push your products to market.

Session Highlights

Here is a taste of what you will learn in this webinar:

  • The reason behind the stringent wood packaging material standards
  • What types of materials are covered and which are exempt
  • How to comply with international wood packaging materials standards and avoid penalties
  • Action CBP took to tighten enforcement of wood packaging materials standards
  • How in-bond shipments and special entries are affected
  • Key penalty cases and their implications for importers and exporters
  • How the new standards are enforced against U.S. and foreign exporters
  • How to find approved fumigators or heat treatment facilities to meet the new standards
  • Best practice corporate polices and compliance standards to ensure downstream wood packaging materials concordance

Who Should Attend

  • Importers
  • Import managers
  • Internal and external legal counsel
  • Purchasing agents
  • Import and export compliance staff
  • Logistics personnel
  • Receiving, shipping, and warehousing officers
About Our Speaker(s)

Robin W. Grover
Robin W. Grover is a trade lawyer with 35 years’ experience, a Licensed Customs Broker and a Certified Customs Specialist.  He has taught a wide range of courses on import and export topics, including NAFTA and other free trade agreements, export compliance and controls, and import classification, among many others.... More info

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