New Seminar: Customs Bootcamp

Join the New Seminar: Custom Bootcamp with the Torres Trade experts for a free intensive morning training session covering Customs compliance and enforcement topics and trends. This course, featuring the attorneys of Torres Trade Law and a former CBP auditor and current Senior Customs Advisor for Torres Trade Advisory, will provide compliance tools and insights for both beginners and seasoned customs professionals. The bonus afternoon session will be led by Torres Trade Advisory’s Strategic Partner, Vazquez Tercero & Zepeda.

Customs Bootcamp Agenda

Morning Sessions for the New Seminar: Customs Bootcamps.

1. Classification and Valuation This session will consist of a primer on Harmonized Tariff Schedule classification and customs valuation and include a discussion of common risk areas.

2. Request for Information and Audits Learn about the various methods through which CBP may request information from importers and other interested parties, including CF-28s, CF-29s, and Customs summons. We will also cover the various types of audits CBP may initiate and how to be prepared to respond.

3. Enforcement, Penalties, and Disclosing Violations This session will cover the latest enforcement trends from CBP, potential fines and penalties for noncompliance, and the mechanics of a prior disclosure to Customs. Optional Afternoon Session For attendees with current or future operations in Mexico, or merely an interest in the United States’ largest trading partner, we will have a bonus afternoon session led by Adrián Vázquez, Managing Partner of leading Mexican international trade law firm Vazquez Tercero & Zepeda, which has a strategic partnership with Torres Trade Advisory. Along with Torres Trade Law, Vazquez Tercero & Zepeda is a member of the Alliott Global Alliance, an international alliance of independent accounting and business law firms.

4. A Customs Update from Mexico: Current Trends and Opportunities, USMCA and More In this bonus session, Adrian Vaquez will share his valuable insights into current issues involving Mexican customs laws, USMCA, the “nearshoring” trend, and other topics involving US businesses’ interactions with Mexico.


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VTZ is a firm specialized in International Trade and Customs with extensive experiences advising companies in export and import procedures, as well as complying with tariff and non-tariff restrictions to trade.

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