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Government Procurement: Understanding Buy American Requirements and the Berry Amendment

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm EST - 3:00 pm EST
Cost: $250.00

Webinar: 1 CCS Credit

While the U.S. government generally is required to purchase goods of U.S. origin, foreign products may compete in the bidding process. If you want to sell to the federal government but your products are partially or completely manufactured offshore, attend this webinar to learn how to take advantage of the following programs:

Buy American Act and Trade Agreements Act

● differing definitions of origin

● exceptions

● commercial off-the-shelf exception

● TAA threshold levels

● Customs rulings

Buy America – Transportation Department

● requirements for infrastructure

● requirements for rolling stock

Berry Amendment for Defense Articles

● simplified acquisition threshold

● exceptions

Our Speaker

NICOLE A. KEHOSKIE is an Associate with Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the Chicago office. Her practice is focused on import and export trade law. With regard to imports, Ms. Kehoskie has extensive experience with statutory and regulatory compliance, including internal audits, supply chain security, corporate manuals and training, Customs Focused Assessments, ICE Investigations, Prior Disclosures, penalty mitigation, protests, and seizures by Customs. She also assists clients to determine whether goods qualify under free trade agreements, other preference programs, and trade remedies. Ms. Kehoskie assists clients with compliance issues related to other regulatory agencies, including the APHIS, CPSIA, DOL, FCC, FCPA, FDA, FTC, and USDA.

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