8:00 to 10:00, Wednesday, January 28
Marriott Château Champlain Bonaventure, 1 Place du Canada, Montréal
Customs mistakes are costly, current and completely avoidable. Reasonable care, assistance from professionals and information can eliminate customs mistakes. Come learn how from three seasoned and respected speakers.
Thérèse Vanasse, President, Vanasse & Associés Consultants inc., will provide a compliance overview, discuss AMPS (the government’s system of fines for customs errors), risk management, the link between importer/exporter and custom broker and it’s limitations from a management perspective (presentation in French, bilingual question period)
Robert J. (Bob) Freitag, President, Merchant Customs Brokers Ltd and past board member of the Canadian Society of Customs Brokers (CSCB) will present the role of the broker in
compliance and 3rd party liability as regards AMPS (presentation in English, bilingual question period)
Vincent Routhier, Gottlieb & Associates, International Trade and Customs Lawyers will discuss the contractual and legal aspects of the broker - importer relationship (presentation in French, bilingual question period).