Upcoming NEI Webinars


  • LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER: Hopes and Fears for NAFTA: A Three-Country Perspective
    July 12
    1 to 2 p.m. ET

    The deadlines for a renegotiated NAFTA have come and gone.  House Speaker Ryan had initially set a May 17 deadline for the negotiators so that NAFTA implementing legislation could be considered by the current Congress. The Mexican Presidential election is upon us taking place July 1 and the U.S. Congressional mid-terms take place in November. 

    Meanwhile, President Trump eliminated the exemptions for Mexico and Canada from the Section 232 national security tariffs on steel and aluminum as of June 1.  Mexico and Canada have both challenged the imposition of these duties at the World Trade Organization and are imposing retaliatory tariffs against the U.S. What does this all mean for the future of NAFTA?  Will we have a modernized NAFTA any time soon or trade wars? What do you tell your importing clients with all this uncertainty?  How do you help them mitigate against the adverse consequences of tariffs?

    Hear from customs lawyers from Mexico, Canada, the U.S. about the sticking points including the 232 tariffs. Register now!

  • ISF and ACAS Updates
    July 16
    2 to 3 p.m. ET


    This webinar will provide updates on the Importer Security Filing (ISF) Final Rule effective May 14, 2018, and the Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) Interim Final Rule issued on June 12, 2018. The ACAS pilot ended on June 18, 2018, and submission of advance air cargo information is now required on all shipments destined to the U.S. from a foreign port. This webinar will address ISF-10, ISF-5 and ACAS filing requirements, best practices, enforcement timeframes and liquidated damage mitigation. This will also be an opportunity to ask the presenters any questions you may have.


    Join speakers M. Craig ClarkBranch Chief, Advance Data Programs and Cargo Initiatives Office of Cargo & Conveyance Security (OFO), U.S. Customs & Border Protection Headquarters and Lisa Gelsomino, President/CEO, Avalon Risk Management for this important webinar!


  • Take Control of Your Legal Responsibilities to Your Clients & Regulators
    July 26
    1 to 2 p.m. ET

    Are You in Control of the  Legal Responsibilities as a Customs Broker or Freight Forwarder? Or do you sometimes feel they are in control of you? Don't worry, there is a remedy for this dilemma. Join us for this practical webinar highlighting the most common liabilities brokers and forwarders face based on their operation and scope of activities. Recognizing them is only half the battle. Learn tips and tools you can implement into your everyday operations to put you in in control.

    Tips include:


  • Specific legal and regulatory responsibilities based on your activities and roles as a customs broker, forwarder or other transportation related specialist
  • Distinguishing between the types of insurance, coverage and legal arrangements available to alleviate these exposures
  • Critical documentation and procedures to limit risk
  • Lessons from real-life claims scenarios


Hear from Karen Rzeszutko from Roanoke Insurance Group and Lenny Feldman of Sandler, Travis and Rosenberg P.A. on this informative webinar!

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