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Image: NEI logoWhat You HAFTA Know When Claiming NAFTA

Type: Online webinar series
Name: NAFTA for Beginners
Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Place: Online from any computer or mobile device
Presenter: Misty Gibbins and Terra Estep
Note: Attendees may register for any one or both sessions in the series

Part 1

  • Time: 7:00 am - 8:00 am PT
  • Fee: $57 CAD plus GST (per attendee)

Part 2

  • Time: 8:15 am - 9:15 am PT
  • Fee: $57 CAD plus GST (per attendee)

Combined fee: $107 CAD plus GST (per attendee)

Are you trying to figure out whether your goods are NAFTA eligible? Are the NAFTA Rules of Origin creating more questions than answering your original ones? Are you the party responsible for signing the NAFTA Certificates of Origin for your company? If you answered yes to any of these then this webinar series is perfect for you. In Part 1 you learn about various roles and their responsibilities, definitions specific to NAFTA, how to determine eligibility and in Part 2 you jump into a basic guide for filling a certificate out field by field. If you are the party that signs this document, pay close attention to the disclaimer you are signing.

Topics Include

Part 1

  • What is NAFTA
  • NAFTA objective and eligibility
  • What is a Certificate of Origin
  • Exporter / Producer / Importer roles
  • NAFTA definitions
  • Considerations
  • Binding rulings
  • Consequences of non-compliance

Part 2

  • Completing a NAFTA certificate
  • Regional value content
  • Rules of origin
  • Preference criteria
  • Helpful hints
  • Reasonable care
  • Due diligence
  • Potential pitfalls

Who Should Attend

Owners, Signing Officers, Managers, Supervisors, Coordinators and Logistics staff of companies:

  • Under review by CBSA or CBP
  • Contemplating free trade agreement use
  • Importing with new staff
  • Confused about their product's eligibility

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