About The Webinar

Foreign-trade zones and bonded warehouses are two of the most effective tools for manufacturers and importers to avoid, reduce, or defer duties. This webinar explores how FTZs and bonded warehouses are used, how to set them up and operate them, and how to determine their practicality and effectiveness for your business. Using these mechanisms to mitigate the impact of the Section 232 and 301 tariffs will also be explored.

Key Topics

  • reducing, eliminating, and deferring duties in an FTZ
  • general-purpose zones vs. private subzones
  • permitted activities
  • FTZ benefits
  • privileged foreign, non-privileged foreign, and zone-restricted merchandise
  • status of goods entering an FTZ
  • classes of bonded warehouses
  • advantages and disadvantages of bonded warehouses vs. FTZs
  • section 232 and 301 tariffs

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Patrick Gill

Of Counsel
(212) 549-0156

Patrick D. Gill is of counsel to Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. resident in the New York City office. He has over 45 years of international trade and customs experience in both the public and private sectors. A seasoned litigator, Mr. Gill represents clients before courts and administrative agencies in matters pertaining to customs and international trade. He is a member of the bars of the state of New York, the U.S. Supreme Court, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. district courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

(212) 549-0156


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