Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 31, 2012
Samuel Shapiro & Company, Inc., a 97-year old leader in regulatory compliance and global transportation, joins the Import Compliance and Focused Assessments panel for the 2012 Fall Defense Trade Export Licensing Conference on November 9, 2012, in Arlington, VA.
The Society for International Affairs, Inc. (SIA), jointly formed in 1967 by US Government and Industry, is a volunteer, non-profit, educational organization that provides a forum for the exchange of information related to export and import licensing. The organization will be hosting the two-day conference on November 8-9, which will focus on the Export Control Reform (ECR) Initiative and several other related topics, such as product jurisdiction/classification, import compliance, and anti-corruption programs.
On the second day of the conference, Jane Taeger, Shapiro’s Director of Compliance, will contribute to the Import Compliance panel alongside Thomas Jesukiewicz of U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Marshall Miller of Miller & Company, P.C., and Michele Dunkle of Northrop Grumman Corporation. The session will discuss focused assessments and how companies can proactively prepare, application of duty-free imports, and CBP’s interpretation on US government contracts involving imports.
“I am so pleased to have been invited to participate in this popular conference, and to partner with my fellow panel members to present a topic so vital to the importing community,” noted Taeger. “All importers, regardless of size, can be subject to a Customs audit and should know their compliance responsibilities.”
Samuel Shapiro & Company, Inc. has been serving the international trade community since 1915. It was founded in Baltimore, MD (headquarters) and has branch offices in Charleston, SC; Dulles, VA; Philadelphia, PA; Atlanta, GA; and Rosedale, NY. Its corporate mission is “We Deliver. Problem Solved.™” For more information, visit http://www.shapiro.com.