Grant Smith
Trade Compliance Manager, Brady Corporation
Grant Smith is an international trade consultant with Grant Smith Consulting, LLC. Mr. Smith is a trade compliance professional with 30 years' experience in global logistics and trade compliance. He is a licensed customs broker and certified customs specialist. He works for global corporations, implementing trade programs and providing training in multiple regions internationally.
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Understanding HTSUS and Schedule B Code Classifications
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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US Border Adjustment Tax: All You Need to Know
This 60 minute webinar comprehends that nothing dominates the importing and exporting scenario in the United States more readily today than the discussion around a border tax. With a long-standing trade deficit, the U.S. imports far more than it exports and the proposed border adjustment tax (BAT) would hit imports for an additional 20%. There are supporters and detractors on both sides.
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Changes to Iranian and Russian Sanctions- A update on Trade and Financial Restrictions for 2017
This training program is designed to update participants on current Iranian and Russian trade and financial sanctions. The agreement on nuclear arms with Iran has changed some sanctions. The Russian Cyber Security Sanctions that were put in place to punish Russia for meddling in the US Presidential race are among other recent attacks. What do they mean for American businesses? In early February the new administration added more sanctions on Iran for testing ballistic missiles. There is an escalation of tensions between Iran and the US. What other countries have sanctions, and what do they mean for American businesses? How will I know when the sanctions are lifted? When will US banks accept financial transactions for Russia and Iran?
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China and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
This training program will help participants understand the current issues with China and violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The program will review recent cases and the ramifications of doing business in China. Companies need to be aware of internal issues and have programs in place to safe guard against violations of the Act. The Chinese government is also taking steps to address corruption and it has a different way of dealing with violations that can have serious impact on companies and officials. Learn how the US Government has stepped up enforcement and has a renewed focus on American and foreign companies and their activities. Internal investigations and self disclosures go a long way in mitigating fines and penalties. It is important to know where your own risk is and how to take steps to prevent violations.
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FCPA and Anti-Bribery Cases and Trends in the US, China and Russia
This training program will highlight the practices prohibited by the FCPA. It will help determine if your current travel and entertainment policy is in compliance and discuss what accounting and anti-bribery violations are covered.
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FDA and CFIA-Overview of Proposed Regulations 2016 - Let's Get Updated!
This training program will cover the 2016 regulatory changes and updates for the FDA (US Food and Drug Administration) and the CFIA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency). The program will also discuss updated product code classifications, license requirements for SFCA/CFIA, Automated Import Reference System updates and latest product marking requirements.
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Developing a Customs Compliance Program under the Reasonable Care Standard
This training program will help participants create a customs compliance program using the Reasonable Care Standard. If you already have a program, this webinar will help benchmark to the acceptable standard. What passes for reasonable care is not always the same for imports and exports. This program will help you meet those standards.
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