What can a Foreign Trade Zone do for your Business?

Sep
14

Sep 14 - Sep 14

9:00 pm - 11:08 pm
TechPlace

What can a Foreign Trade Zone do for your Business?

9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 14, 2017

TechPlace Classroom
74 Orion Street
Brunswick, Maine
(207) 798-6512
Directions attached

 

Agenda

  • 8:30 to 9:00 Coffee and refreshments
  • 9:00 to 11:00 Foreign Trade Zones 101
  • a. Overview of the U.S. Foreign Trade Zone Program
  • b. Financial Savings Calculations
  • c. Types of Zones
  • d. How do companies activate zones with US Customs?

Foreign Trade Zone Consultant

The Midcoast Regional Redevelopment Authority has retained Scott S. Taylor, Esq. from the law firm of Miller & Company of Kansas City, Missouri to lead this seminar. Miller & Company is a law firm serving a diverse clientele in import, export, foreign-trade zone, and international trade law. Within these areas of specialized practice, they have received global recognition for its involvement in the development of the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones Program. Clients range from large multinational enterprises to corporations, partnerships, associations, governmental entities, and individuals. Miller & Company has unparalleled experience in all aspects of the U.S. Foreign-Trade Zone Program.

Marshall Miller, the Principal and Founder of the firm has served as General Counsel to the National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones since its inception in 1972. The firm previously managed the Association. As General Counsel to the National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones, the firm supervised seven investigations and reports on the zones program by the General Accounting Office and the U.S. International Trade Commission and presentation of testimony at two Congressional hearings examining the zones program.

Miller & Company has represented and/or helped structure more than 600 general-purpose foreign-trade zones and special-purpose manufacturing subzones projects.

If you do plan on attending please send an email to Jeffrey Jordan via the MRRA contact form so that we have enough coffee and refreshments!