About The Webinar

Knowing the general rules of interpretation and applying them to specific circumstances are quite different. Take your tariff classification skills to the next level in this two-hour webinar covering advanced classification topics. 


Key Topics

  • guidelines for tariff interpretation
  • relative specificity of eo nomine vs. use provisions
  • essential character vs. principal function
  • principal use and the Carborundum factors
  • China 301 exclusions and exemptions


Please note this is a two-part series. Click here to register for Advanced Classification, Part 2. 



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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