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Export Import: Procedures
 Documentation & Laws Conference

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International Trade Club of Chicago

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How Is Export-Import is  Conducted in the USA? What are the Right Strategies for Exporting and Importing? What are the Problems in Exporting and Importing? How can you overcome them? What kind of Sales Contract are required? How to Negotiate Sales Agreements? What are INCOTERMS?

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EXPORTING & IMPORTING : Procedures, Documentation & Laws

National Conference

Chicago, Illinois, USA

Fall 2012

 BENEFITS OF ATTENDING  | WHO SHOULD ATTEND  | TOPICS TO BE COVERED  | SPEAKERS | LOCATION | WHEN | ACCOMMODATION

FEES      

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OVERVIEW

Export Documentation & Procedures; Letters of Credit; Using the Harmonized Tariff Schedule; Air & Ocean Transportation: Logistics Management for the International Supply Chain; Import Documents & Procedures; Latest changes in Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits (UCP 600).

 

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

  • Learning Export-Import Procedures

  • Ensuring safety of company investments by better know-how of International banking operations.

  • Eliminating documentation pitfalls

  • Solving logistics Problems

  • Legal Requirements of Export & Import

  • Learn about the new UCP600 which replaced the UCP500

  • Using Free Trade Zones to cut down duties

  • Knowledge of Tariff Classification under the Harmonized System

  • Learn Exporting and Importing intricacies from experts
  • Discover US Federal and State Incentives for US Exporters
  • Network and Interact with speakers and attendees to share experiences and learn about opportunities

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • BUSINESS EXECUTIVES, MANAGERS and STRATEGIC PLANNERS whose companies already trade internationally or are contemplating trading;
  • PROFESSIONALS, LAWYERS, IN-HOUSE COUNSELS, CONSULTANTS, ACCOUNTS, whose career path involves export-import;
  • CORPORATE LEADERS, PRESIDENTS, DIRECTORS, CEO's, CFO's who are required to handle big picture issues and challenges;
    Importer/Exporter Coordinators
  • Import Export Controllers
  • Credit Managers
  • Traffic Managers
  • VPs of International Operations
 


A Must Attend  for:

Importer/Exporter Coordinators,
Import Export Controllers,
Credit Managers,
Traffic Managers,
VPs of International Operations, Business Executives, Managers, Strategic Planners,
Professionals, Lawyers, In House Counsels, Accountants,
Corporate Leaders, Presidents, Directors,
CEO's

 


Register Early, Seats are Limited

*****

Special Rates for additional registrant from the same company

 
How to Register:

ONLINE

or;

FAX FORM to:
(501) 421-5435

Testimonials
Today was an amazing day, I learned so much about export import than I did in MBA school. I really would like to attend some more conferences about or similar topic. Please let me know if there are any?
- President of a company in Chicago who attended Export-Import Conference in Chicago.
 

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TOPICS & SCHEDULE OF THE CONFERENCE

Export Documentation & Procedures
• Export Administration Regulations – Product or Technology’s Classification and Country of End Use
• Preparing Proper Export Documents and Shipper’s Export Declaration in compliance with US Trade Regulations

Import Documentation & Procedures
• Declaring proper tariff classification & value to Customs
• Country of origin declaration & marking
• Import quotas and visas
• Preparing proper import documents
• Duty reduction programs and regimes
• Developing a Customs compliance program
• Record-keeping requirements

Practical Import Duty Saving Tips That Can Enhance Profitability
• Foreign Trade Zones
• Duty Drawback
• Bonded Warehouses
• Temporary Importations Under Bond

Practical Tips on Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights
• Record Your Copyrights and Trademarks with Customs & Border Protection
• Let Customs & Border Protection Help You Enforce Your Rights

Trade Security
• Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)
• Container Security Initiative (CSI)

What To Do When You Are Assessed A Penalty By Customs & Border Protection
• Types of Penalties
• Prior Disclosures

Negotiating & Drafting International Sales Agreements
• Negotiating International Sales Agreements with customers in other jurisdictions
• Resolving disputes relating to International Sales
• Common mistakes companies make and avoidance strategies

Export Risk Mitigation Techniques
• Identifying risks in cross-border sales
• Risk Mitigation when selling on letter-of-credit terms
• Risk mitigation using bank guarantees
• Risk mitigation when selling on draft-collection terms
• Risk mitigation when selling on open account terms
• Managing foreign exchange rate fluctuation risk

Global Logistics: Issues of Air & Ocean Transportation
• The Export Process Overview & Global Shipping
• The Role of the International Freight Forwarder
• Licensing for Freight Forwarders
• Third Party Logistics Provider Overview
• Carrier Liability & Cargo Insurance

Export Assistance for U.S. Exporters from the U.S. Department of Commerce
• Identifying the most promising markets
• Procuring customized international market research
• Making contacts and arranging appointment schedules for overseas visits
• Facilitating participation in trade shows, trade missions, and catalog shows
• Investigating potential international partners
• Financing for export sales through the SBA
• Locating overseas agents, distributors, and importers

International Trade Finance

• Post-Export Financing
• Pre-Export Financing
• Pre-Import Financing

USA EXIM Bank & Export Finance
• EXIM Bank Export Financing
• Financing for export sales through the U.S. Export Import Bank

Letters of Credit and Alternative International Payment Methods
• Cost and risks of the various letter of credit options
• Opening of a letter of credit and limiting discrepancies under it
• Payment under the terms of the Letter of Credit
• The Rules governing letters of credit under UCP600
• Alternatives to letters of credit in financing international transactions

INCOTERMS & International Sales of Goods Act
• Terms used in international trade and sales
• International Rules Applicable to International Exports and Imports

 NAFTA and Other Bi-Lateral Agreements Product Qualifying Rules
• Benefits to U.S. Importers and Exporters
• Rules of Origin
• Eligibility under Bi-Lateral Trade Agreements

Tariff Classification Under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule
• Overview of Tariff Classification Principles
• Schedule B and Harmonized Tariff Schedule

Export Controls & Embargoes
• US Export Controls
• Trade Embargoes / Country Sanctions
• Anti-boycott Compliance
• Enforcement of Export Controls - Criminal and Civil

Corporate Experience in Exporting Importing: Practical Tips
• How we imported from different countries
• Getting documentation right
• Choosing right codes & Customs Procedures
• Payment terms: thinking out of the box
• Building Personal Relationships: solving quality, paperwork & communication
problems
• Quality issues: remedies in international importing
 

 

SPEAKERS ON THE FACULTY

Leading experts in their area including corporate and governmental experts who have expertise in export and import in the USA.

Ric Frantz, Chief Executive Officer, LR International, Inc., Wood Dale, IL

Thomas M. Keating, Partner, Hodes Keating & Pilon, Chicago, IL

Carter H. Klein, Partner, Jenner & Block, Chicago, IL

Ram T. Madaan, Partner, Madaan & Co., Chicago, IL

Robin F. Mugford, International Trade Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce

Chantal Wittman, Vice President, Trade Finance, First American Bank, Elk Grove Village, IL

 

 

 

DATE OF THE CONFERENCE

Fall 2012

8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

LOCATION OF THE CONFERENCE

Chicago, Illinois,  USA

 
Breakfast, Lunch & Conference Materials are included in the cost of registration.

ACCOMMODATION

Please contact any of the hotels in the area directly for your room reservations.  The conference organizers do not provide rooms.

Highlights of Exporting  Importing Procedures Conference held in September 2006


Special Rates for additional registrant from the same company

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FAX REGISTRATION CLICK HERE to fill the form and fax it to (501) 421-5435


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  REGISTRATION FEES

 
.111415. Registration Policy: All fees must be paid in advance to confirm registration. Substitutes are permitted. No refunds will be granted under any circumstances. Please make all checks payable to Goodsoft Inc.  

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