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AMCHAM Webinar with U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Thursday, October 14, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM



U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), is the largest federal law enforcement agency and the second-largest revenue source in the federal government. The CBP Office of Trade has a mandate to facilitate legitimate trade, enforce law, and protect the American economy to ensure consumer safety and to create a level playing field for American businesses. It directs national enforcement responses through effective targeting of goods crossing the border as well as strict, swift punitive actions against companies participating in predatory trade practices.

Please join us for this conversation with Mr. John Leonard, Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner (DEAC) of Office of Trade, and other leading officials and experts in customs enforcement to discuss recent trends and developments affecting the trade community in Korea.

Topics covered will include:
- Trade remedy enforcement including AD/CVD and Section 301 China Tariffs
- Enforcement of the KORUS FTA with a focus on origin verifications
- Risk-based enforcement measures (compliance review/audits/investigations)
- Appeals process and penalty provisions
- CTPAT Program overview and what to watch out for
- Trade facilitation/choke points in the COVID-19 environment
- Supply chain trade/customs compliance considering the ESG environment/forced labor


COST KRW 0 for members
KRW 0 for non-members
Noon, Wednesday, October 13, 2021


About the Speaker

John P. Leonard, Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Topic : CBP Enforcement Priorities and Measures

Mr. John P. Leonard is the Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner (DEAC) of Office of Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Mr. Leonard oversees a diverse portfolio of trade enforcement, security, and facilitation to enable legitimate trade, contribute to American economic prosperity, and protect against risks to public health and safety. His work ranges from enforcing over 500 U.S. trade laws, to overseeing 14 trade agreements, to directing CBP’s seven Priority Trade Issues in collaboration with 49 partner government agencies.

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Suyong Min, Foreign Attorney, Kim & Chang
Topic : Practical Experience with Enforcement

Su Yong Min is an attorney at Kim & Chang. A member of the Health and the International Trade & Customs Practices at Kim & Chang, Ms. Min has advised clients on a wide array of matters, including regulatory compliance, internal investigations, white collar criminal defense, and audits, as well as trade remedy cases in the US, Korea and the EU.

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