Tuesday, August 2nd | 8:00 AM-9:30 AM CDT
This presentation will provide a detailed overview of the requirements and impacts of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA), which is the latest Congressional effort to curb imports of goods made using forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) and will then explore compliance measures that U.S. importers must take to comply with the new law. The audience will first gain an understanding of the UFLPA, including the presumption that goods from the VUAR were made using forced labor, the detention, seizure, and exclusion processes for violative merchandise, the role of the Forced labor Enforcement Task Force of the Department of the Homeland Security, and upcoming regulations from the Department of Homeland Security and other government agencies. Next, the audience will gain an understanding of the various compliance procedures that are required to comply with the UFLPA, including merchandise tracing and recordkeeping, forced labor audits, vendor vetting, and requesting advanced rulings from U.S. Customs.
Braumiller Law Group, PLLC
Adrienne Braumiller is the founder of Braumiller Law Group PLLC and an innovative force in the
international trade law arena. With more than 30 years of experience, she is widely recognized as a leading authority in Customs, import, export, foreign-trade zones, free trade agreements and ITAR compliance.
Adrienne has been involved in every aspect of import and export compliance, from developing compliance programs toto creating complex valuation methodologies, conducting audits and assessments, representing clients who are under investigation, preparing and submitting voluntary
disclosures, preparing and filing classification requests and licenses, analyzing whether specific transactions should be pursued, providing tailored training on specific import/export topics, addressing penalty assessments, and serving as an expert witness in a number of trade cases. She is well-versed in numerous industries, from apparel and textiles to consumer goods, electronics, industrial goods, and mining, among others.
Adrienne is well-known in the customs and trade industry and has worked collaboratively and effectively
to work towards the best possible outcome, whether it be through Customs and Border Protection, the
Center of Excellence and Expertise, or any other governmental agency involved in trade.
George R. Tuttle, III
Law Offices of George R. Tuttle, A.P.C.
George R. Tuttle, III is an attorney with the San Francisco law firm of George R. Tuttle.
The firms practice centers on international trade regulation and customs law. The firm has focused on international trade matters since its inception in 1933. Our practice is global and includes matters originating both in and outside the United States.
His practice, for the past 38 plus years, with emphasis is on Customs, international trade regulation, and export compliance matters for importers, exporters, brokers and forwarders. He has a wide range of experience in customs matters, including: customs duties, tariff classification, value, marking, and penalty cases involving such diverse products as electronics, textiles, and food products. He also works with companies on “other agency” compliance issues, such as TSCA, FDA and FCC, related to imported products. He assists importers, brokers, and exporters develop and implement trade compliance programs, participates in Customs’ Importer Self Assessment (ISA) program, C-TPAT, and prepares for Focused Assessments and audits by CBP and other governmental agencies.