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TPP and the High-Tech Sector

Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm EST - 3:30 pm EST
Cost: $250.00

Webinar 1.5 CCS Credit

The Trans-Pacific Partnership will eliminate tariffs and lower other barriers to trade in a wide range of goods and services among a dozen Pacific Rim members. The high-tech sector stands to be among TPP’s major beneficiaries, with expanded opportunities for sourcing and manufacturing. This webinar will review the agreement’s provisions affecting goods classified in HS chapters 84, 85 and 90 and how your business can take advantage.

Key Topics

- TPP basics: scope, timeline and implementation

- overview of rules of origin

- specific examples involving goods of chapters 84, 85 and 90

Our Speaker

LARRY T. ORDET is a member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the Miami office, and serves on the Firm’s Operating Committee. Mr. Ordet concentrates his practice on general customs compliance matters, with particular emphasis on tariff classification, NAFTA duty deferral and preference program qualification issues. He has worked extensively on WCO tariff classification issues involving the modification of the Harmonized System and related Explanatory Notes.

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