Randi S. Waltuck Barnett
Principal, International Customs Consulting
Randi Waltuck Barnett is a highly regarded global trade professional, having created and implemented global and domestic trade compliance programs across many industries for companies large and small. Her experience includes oversight of a $5B, 65-location division of Honeywell, a $3B, 17-location division of Motorola, and global trade optimization for Dell, Inc., among others.

Ms. Barnett has worked in the international trade arena in various industries for nearly 20 years. Her professional accomplishments include multi-million dollar global supply chain savings under various legal theories, as well as end-to-end global trade mitigation processes and procedures, identifying right sized technology tools, including "compliance on a shoestring" practices.

She has served on councils and boards for various organizations, including the American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI), the Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT), is a charter-member of the International Compliance Professionals Association (ICPA), and a frequently sought-after trade and supply chain conference speaker for various well-known conference organizers, including the International Compliance Professionals Associations (ICPA), the American Conference Institute (ACI), Marcus-Evans, and Richardson Conference Events.

A licensed customs broker, Ms. Barnett holds degrees in International Business, an MBA in Finance, began her pursuit of a J.D. in International Trade Law; she is Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certified and a Motorola Certified Instructor, available to meet any of your trade compliance, operations or global trade strategy needs.
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Introduction to Country of Origin: Essential Practices for Import Management
In this session, we'll review the basics of origin, globally, regionally, and nationally. Included will be the various agencies that oversee origin matters and the concepts of non-preferential and preferential origin, such as the WTO, WCO, FCA, US CBP, and others. Further, we'll take a high-level look at the determination of origin, its applications, and the challenges and complexity of "origin".
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Customs Trade Classification under the Harmonized Tariff & Schedule B
Importers and exporters alike require a firm understanding of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) and the Schedule B Code in order to properly apply the rules for classifying their products for import and export. Tariff classifications drive the duty rates that will be applied to imported merchandise, while Schedule B Codes (as well as their HTSUS classification counterparts) are required to be reported in exporters' Electronic Export Information (EEI) filings submitted into the Automated Commercial Environment.
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Complying with 'Made in USA' Labeling Standards
Marketers and manufacturers that promote their products as Made in USA must meet 'all or virtually all' standard under Federal Trade Commission requirements or face stiff penalties. 'Made in the USA' is an attractive claim, not only for consumers, manufacturers and marketers, but for regulators, attorneys and plaintiffs as well. This audio conference presentation offers an overview of the FTC's 'Made in the USA' labeling requirements and enforcement policies.
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Complying with 'Made in USA' Labeling Standards
Marketers and manufacturers that promote their products as Made in USA must meet the 'all or virtually all' standard under Federal Trade Commission requirements or face stiff penalties.
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Valuation under GATT Article VII for Customs/Import and Export
In this session, you will learn the basic principles of import-export valuation, as well as going beyond the basics to lessons learned and best practices to minimize risk and maximize your global trade success.
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Using US Customs FREE ACE Portal to Improve Import Compliance & Identify Strategic Opportunities
Join this session by expert speaker Randi S. Waltuck Barnett to see a practical demonstration of establishing a FREE US Customs ACE portal account, extracting meaningful reports on a timely basis, and best practices for analyzing extracted data. Also, find hidden data sources to help you ensure that you have complete and accurate data at your disposal, to prove that you are exercising reasonable care, and mitigating your import compliance risks. Lastly, learn how to use the ACE reports data to identify not only your potential import compliance risks, but some potential strategic trade opportunities for possible landed-costs savings.
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Introduction to Country of Origin
In this session, we'll review the basics of Origin, Globally, Regionally, and Nationally. Included will be the various agencies that oversee Origin matters and the concepts of non-preferential and preferential origin, such as the WTO, WCO, FCA, US CBP, and others. Further, we'll take a high-level look at the determination of origin, its applications, and the challenges and complexity of 'origin'.
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Preparing for and Defending Against a Customs Audit
This webinar will review the legal framework surrounding your imports under Customs Law and Regulation. We'll discuss the concept of 'reasonable care' and describe some of the best practices for your on-going internal control program in this business critical area, including COSO standards, do's and don'ts, lessons learned, and best practices to help you successfully prepare for and defend yourself against a Government Customs Audit.
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The Four Ps of ITAR: Policies, Provisions, Procedures and Penalties
This training program will instruct attendees on identifying the four essential aspects of an ITAR Compliance program. Any good internal control program includes top-down and bottom-up aspects. Top-down internal controls include top level corporate policies as well as a 'tone at the top' commitment to legal requirements. Externally, ITAR-involved firms must understand their legal context, i.e., the provisions that do (and those that do not) apply their specific operations. From the middle out, the program should include a detailed ITAR Compliance Manual, which details the procedures all functional areas must follow to meet the applicable provisions.
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Title 19 Customs Duties Parts 200 to End, Revised
This webinar will introduce the overview of customs fees and special duties (including Antidumping and Countervailing) and avoid the land mines. CBP has fees and special duties which can create fines and penalties for non-compliant importers. Participants will also get answers to these questions: What is Antidumping? How does it differ from Counter-Vailing duties? What Agencies are involved in ADD/CVD matters? How can an importer stay compliant? Attend this webinar to gain tips for avoidance and mitigation of damages. Also learn rules and best practices.
Recorded Session Get life time access for one participant with download option!

Complying with "Made in USA" Labeling Standards
Marketers and manufacturers that promote their products as Made in USA must meet the "all or virtually all" standard under Federal Trade Commission requirements or face stiff penalties.
Recorded Session Get life time access for one participant with download option!

Mastering Customs Classification under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule
This training program will instruct attendees on clearly classifying products under the global trading/WTO-adopted Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System, generally known as the Harmonized System ("HS"), as implemented in the United States under the Harmonized Tariff System of the U.S. ("HTSUS"). We will discuss how best to create lasting compliance procedures which will ensure continued classification success and the ability to support assigned classifications under the Mod Act’s "reasonable care" standard. Attendees will also master legal classification concepts which apply to each classification exercise.
Recorded Session Get life time access for one participant with download option!

Introduction to Country of Origin: Essential Practices for Import Management
In this session, we'll review the basics of Origin, globally, regionally, and nationally. Included will be the various agencies that oversee Origin matters and the concepts of non-preferential and preferential origin, such as the WTO, WCO, FCA, US CBP, and others. Further, we'll take a high-level look at the determination of origin, its applications, and the challenges and complexity of "origin".
Recorded Session Get life time access for one participant with download option!

Preparing for a Customs Audit: Conducting an Internal Review and Risk Assessment of your Import Activities
In this session, we'll review the legal framework surrounding your imports under Customs law and regulation. We'll discuss the concept of "reasonable care" and describe some of the best practices for your on-going internal control program in this business critical area, including COSO standards, do's and don'ts, lessons learned, and best practices to help you successfully prepare for a Government Customs Audit.
Recorded Session Get life time access for one participant with download option!

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