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Trade Compliance! Two simple words that are absolutely critical to those companies involved in global transactions. The subject is vast and can be overwhelming. We are here to ease your minds, whether to reinforce the compliance efforts you already have in place, or help you begin to navigate the world of compliance. This program is beneficial not only to compliance professionals, but also to those involved in sales, logistics, finance and more.
This program will focus on best practices in export compliance, including discussion regarding common export violations and processes that can help you avoid compliance related violations.
Wendy Arends is an attorney and member of the International Trade Compliance team at Godfrey & Kahn. She assists companies with internal policies and procedures, such as “deemed exports,” product classification, and technical assistance agreements. She specializes in matters involving antitrust and trade regulation, international trade compliance, and political law.
Pete Mento is the director of Global Customs and Trade Policy with C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. He is responsible for all Customs and Import transactions globally for all 248 C.H. Robinson offices. He also manages global regulatory compliance, the global marine insurance product and associated legal issues for the Global Forwarding Division. He is a customs house broker, foreign relations expert, trade academic and is considered one of the very few experts in the world who is equally versed in both import and export compliance.