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.

Governmental Notices for October 13 through October 19, 2018

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The following governmental notices may be of interest to our members and the trade: CBP’s Notices of Accreditations and Approvals of Commercial Gaugers and Laboratories and a Comment Request; October 10thd Bulletin with Notice of the Discontinuation of Customs Broker Importer Self-Assessment Pre-Certification Test and additional Comment Requests, as well…

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Classification as a Set Within a Subheading Not Subject Section 301 Tariffs Doesn’t Mean that it won’t be subject to the 301 Tariffs!

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Classification as a Set Within a Subheading Not Subject Section 301 Tariffs Doesn’t Mean that it won’t be subject to the 301 Tariffs! A toolset that is classifiable under a subheading not covered by the Section 301 tariffs is still subject to those tariffs because one of the components is…

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Governmental Notices for October 6th through 12th, 2018

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The following governmental notices may be of interest to our members and the trade: CPSC’s Proposed Rule addressing the Amendment to Requirements for Consumer Registration of Durable Infant or Toddler Products; CBP’s October 3rd Bulletin with Decision No. 18-11, Extension Of Import Restrictions Imposed On Archaeological Material From Cambodia and…

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Governmental Notices for September 8 through 14, 2018.

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The following governmental notices may be of interest to our members and the trade: APHIS’ Rule Establishing a Performance Standard for Authorizing the Importation and Interstate Movement of Fruits and Vegetables; CBP’s Notices of Approval of Commercial Gaugers and Laboratories and upcoming Meeting of the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee,…

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