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Import Audit Compliance Focused Assessment

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Course Description:

This training is designed to address the import record-keeping and audit compliance procedures that will emphasis on the importer obligation to maintain and assess internal and external records that are related to their international trade transactions. It focuses on the role of the import compliance manager, record-keeping compliance procedures, the approved standard import and customs forms that will fulfil specific legal requirements in the global logistics environment.

Why should you Attend?

When importers products or goods have reached its destination, it has to go through Customs and each nation has their rules and procedural processes that may be unique for that business environment. Therefore, it is imperative fully to understand the record-keeping compliance that is addressed in the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) which is outlined the Ports of Entry and U.S. Import Regulations. The import compliance audit and assessment process can be complicated and full of record-keeping requirements that might be known to the importer under the Record keeping Compliance Handbook. Many companies have relied on their intermediaries (channel distributors) to maintain and manage their record-keeping compliance information to avoid pitfalls when trying to make Customs.

As importers, it is essential to know the customs regulations that can be used to help in keeping the in accordance with international-Free Trade Agreements (FTS) have increased over years between developed and developing markets. Importers must also beware of the record-keeping systems and processes that will be audited and assessed by the custom regulators for international logistics transactions. This review of procedures and assessment will have an effect on the management and administered of the record-keeping compliance in your company. Reasoning for auditing and assessing the record-keeping compliance documents include the determinations: classification and valuation of the goods for importing purposes within their dutiable status, whether the proper documentation have met the country of origin requirements and whether the import documentation meet the foreign law requirements. If problems are found within the record-keeping compliance process, then the importer can be fined and goods can be held pending corrective actions by being detained, exported or confiscated.

Areas Covered:

  • What are the importing security filing processes?
  • What are the Import Distributor and Sales Agent Agreement?
  • How the formation of purchase agreements is used within the importation process?
  • What is the purpose of the Entry Summary form?
  • Why is the administrative summons form used in the importation process?
  • Explaining how to complete the general certificate of compliance and certification of conformity documentation in the importing process.
  • Define and describe the compliance with foreign laws. Why is it considered an important aspect of the importation process?

Who will benefit?

This webinar will provide import compliance materials that examine U.S. Customs and Border Protection regulations for record-keeping that can be used in the international logistic arena.

The Target Audience:

  • Company Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Freight Forwarders
  • Customer Brokers
  • Transportation Risk Management Officer
  • Import distributors

Target Companies:

For small and medium-sized manufacturers that are facing record-keeping audit and assessment challenges in meeting Ports of Entry and U.S. Import Regulations.

Direct sellers, marketing intermediaries, foreign trade organizations and logistics companies, and joint ventures partners and alliances parties.

Registration Options

Avail 12 months unlimited access for a single user.

Material shipped within 15 days post webinar completion & get life time access for unlimited participants.

Speaker Details

Rossano Gerald

Rossano Gerald

Logistics and Supply Chain Expert

Dr. Rossano Gerald is a member of the Free Trade Alliance, San Antonio Transportation Association, Inc., San Antonio SCORE, TX, Supply Chain Council and Institute of Business Forecasting & Planning, and CATO Institute of Research & Analysis and Academy of Business Research. He is a Certified Supply Chain Manager, and Inventory Planner and Property Forecaster, Certified Consultant for Business Value Analysis and Methodology, Certified Export Leaders of the Free Trade Alliance

Refund Policy

Participants/Registrants for our live events, may cancel up to 72 hours prior to the start of the live session and ComplyArena will issue a letter of credit to be used towards any of ComplyArena's future events. The letter of credit will be valid for 12 months.

ComplyArena will process refund in cases where the event has been cancelled and is not rescheduled within 90 days from the original scheduled date of the webinar. In case if a live webinar is cancelled, participants/registrants may choose between recorded version of the course or a refund. Refunds will not be processed to participants who do not show up for the webinar. A webinar may be cancelled due to unavoidable circumstances, participants will be notified 24 hours before the scheduled start of the event. Contact us via email: or call +1-888-222-5917 (Toll Free).