FWS Import/Export Filing Requirements in ACE: Are Your Goods Affected?
Webinar: 1.5 CCS Credits
Pending Fish and Wildlife Service requirements for filing imports and exports in the Automated Commercial Environment could have a significant impact on a broad range of goods, including apparel, footwear, cosmetics, leather goods, jewelry, watches and clocks, musical instruments, art, antiques, collectibles and many others. Wildlife subject to FWS regulation includes any member of the animal kingdom (including dead bodies) as well as any part, product, egg or offspring thereof, and FWS officials say ACE will provide the means for stricter enforcement of the requirement for virtually all imports and exports of wildlife and wildlife products to be declared to and/or cleared by FWS officers. This webinar will examine the upcoming ACE filing requirements, the wildlife and wildlife products covered, and the type of filing and information that will be required.
Tom Gould is Senior Director, Customs and International Trade, for Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. He is based in Los Angeles, where he has been involved with the international trade community since 1989, and is affiliated with ST&R’s San Francisco office. Mr. Gould joined ST&R after running his own customs consulting business in the L.A. area for more than a decade. A licensed customs broker and certified customs specialist, he regularly advises clients on customs and international trade compliance matters, classification, origin determination, qualification for free trade agreements and special duty reduction programs, product safety and supply chain security. He works with retailers, importers and exporters of textiles, wearing apparel, footwear and consumer electronics, among others.