International Concierge Team - Aug 15
Concierge Committee monthly meeting, open to existing Concierge Team members and Richardson Chamber or Tech Titans professional service provider member firms interested in joining. Come to hear experts in the international business arena for a thought-provoking morning.
Join us every third Thursday morning at 7:15 a.m. for our monthly Roundtable discussion!
This month's topic:
Update on International Tariffs
Barbara Adamson, Customs Brokerage Compliance Manager, UPS Supply Chain Solutions, Inc.
Elsa Manzanares advises clients on global and U.S. regulations relating to the import and export of goods, technology, software, and services. She represents companies on matters pertaining to the U.S. Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). She also represents clients on U.S. sanctions and embargoes before the U.S. Treasury Department?s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the import regulations administered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), national security reviews conducted by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and anti-corruption compliance. She was appointed by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to serve on the roster of panelists eligible to review antidumping duty disputes involving the U.S., Canada, and Mexico under Chapter 19 of NAFTA. Elsa formerly served as in-house counsel for Latin America and Canada for Mary Kay Inc. She graduated from Yale University, the Harvard Kennedy School and the University of Texas School of Law.
Barbara Adamson has 32 years of customs brokerage experience. In addition to providing compliance support to U.S. brokerage operations and sales staff and to select high volume importers, Ms. Adamson develops compliance policy for UPS, US brokerage operations, provides compliance representation on various internal cross-functional project teams, and participates on various national trade and government agency committees.