Jean-Marc Clement, Legal Counsel at Woods, LaFortune LLP, will be presenting at a seminar entitled “The Basics of NAFTA” on October 16, 2015 from 8:30am-3:30pm in Grand Rapids, Michigan and on October 21, 2015 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Hosted by State University Van Andel Globla Trade Center, this seminar will highlight the importance for American businesses, who buy and/or sell to either Canada or Mexico, of having a comprehensive NAFTA program in place to take full advantage of qualifying goods for preferential duty treatment and to remain competitive in today’s global market. The seminar aims to give attendees an understanding of the NAFTA qualification process for goods and to allow participants to gain a clear understanding of the rules, regulations, and best practices for implementation.
Covered topics include:
- How to fill out a certificate of origin
- Qualifying goods using NAFTA rules of origin
- Tariff shift
- Regional value content
- Country of origin marking rules
- Supplier solicitation process
- NAFTA compliance
For more details and to register see: http://www.gvsu.edu/vagtc/event-index.htm