About The Webinar

Knowing the GRIs and applying them to specific circumstances are quite different! Take your Tariff Classification skills to the next level in this 90 minute webinar continuing coverage of advanced classification topics, including the following:

Key Topics

  • Essential Character vs Principle Function
  • Impact of Foreign and WCO Classification Opinions  
  • Inconsistent CBP Rulings
  • Secondary Classifications under Chapter 98 and 99
  • Duty Exemptions under the MTB

And if you missed last month’s Advanced Classification Part 1, please visit us on demand for:

  • Relative Specificity of Eo Nomine vs. Use Provisions
  • Principle Use Determinations and the Carborundum Factors
  • Actual Use Requirements and Certification
  • Differentiating Rulings on Like Products
  • Creating and applying duty exemptions under HTSUS Chapter 99
  • Strategies to address goods subject to additional steel, aluminum and China tariffs

Please note we do not accept payment via American Express.


Deborah B. Stern


Deborah Stern is a Member in the Import and Export Practice Group of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the Miami office. A former senior attorney with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Ms. Stern advises domestic and multinational clients on both U.S. and foreign customs compliance and other trade matters. She concentrates her practice in traditional customs areas such as tariff classification, seizures and penalties, country of origin marking, valuation, trademark infringement, government procurement, trade preference programs, and free trade agreements, as well as the World Customs Organization’s Harmonized System. With special emphasis in the high-tech sector, she has substantial experience in almost every product area of the tariff schedule.



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