Customs & Trade Updates

Barbara Y. Wierbicki, Esq.
Director, Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Training

Barbara is the Director, Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Training for FASA/Gemini.   Formerly with Tompkins & Davidson, LLP, she is a member of the New York and Connecticut Bars and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the U.S. Court of International Trade and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Barbara is also Of Counsel to Simon, Gluck & Kane.  She has been involved in various aspects of importing and exporting for over thirty years; assisting clients with legal issues in importing / exporting and international trade matters, exclusively.  Prior to that, she assisted in the management of an international manufacturer/importer, where her responsibilities included negotiating contracts, managing Letters of Credit, establishing and coordinating an overseas office; managing the import department and working closely with the firm’s legal counsel.

The USTR Officially Delays the Tariff Increase Before Year’s End

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MEMORANDUM December 18, 2018 As advised in our Memo of December 15th, although the President stated that there would be a 90-day delay in the increase in duty on List 3 products (https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-06-20/pdf/2018-13248.pdf) from China, sources had advised that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) stated that unless CBP receives…

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Assembly in Mexico of Chinese Components May Alter Marking But the End Product May Still Be Subject to Section 301 Tariffs

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   December 12, 2018   A recently issued ruling issued by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) held that Cable modems that are made up of Chinese parts but assembled in Mexico are subject to the 10 percent Section 301 tariffs on goods from China. Under consideration were two types…

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Governmental Notices for November 24 through 30, 2018

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The following governmental notices may be of interest to our members and the trade: CBP’s Rule addressing the Technical Corrections to the Vessel Repair Unit and Notices of Accreditation and Approval of Commercial Gaugers and Laboratories; November 28th Bulletin providing three Final and Proposed Ruling Letter Modifications / Revocations and…

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