About The Webinar

Take your tariff classification skills to the next level in the third of this four-part webinar series covering advanced classification topics.  This third session covers classifying combinations of all kinds. 

The first session takes a deep dive into GRI 1 to interpret and apply the tariff terms and notes. In the second session, the focus is on GRI 3(a) (relative specificity) and US ARI 1(a) (principal use).The fourth section focuses on duty exemptions by classification.  

See all four sessions here.

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Key Topics

  • GRI 3(b) Composite Goods
  • GRI 3(b) Sets for Retail Sale
  • Essential Character for composite goods, sets and GRI 2(a) unfinished goods.
  • Composite Machines and Systems
  • Principal Function and Clearly Defined Use


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Deborah B. Stern

Partner, Advisory Committee

DEBORAH B. STERN is a Partner, Advisory Committee with 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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