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Please join us for a special ST&R webinar designed to help importers of virtually all products to significantly reduce tariffs through the first sale process. This webinar is particularly important for importers that have been subject to the recent spate of protectionist tariffs involving China.
Each year, millions of dollars in customs duties are paid unnecessarily because importers fail to take advantage of the first sale rule. Whereas in most import transactions importers pay duties on the FOB price charged by their vendors, the first sale rule permits them to legally pay duties on a lower value. With the advent of Section 301 duties of up to 25 percent on thousands of products, importers previously subject to zero or very low duties are evaluating first sale savings opportunities.
MARK J. SEGRIST is a member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. His practice is focused primarily on import and export trade law and assisting clients in acquiring duty-saving benefits under the First Sale Rule and other customs declared value-related initiatives. With regard to imports, Mr. Segrist’s practice focuses primarily on providing strategic advice and counsel to a wide range of multinational clients on international trade and customs law matters. He also has extensive experience assisting clients in properly structuring multi-tiered transactions to maximize lawful duty savings under the First Sale Rule.