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Free Trade Agreement Documentation & Regulations (NAFTA/USMCA)

November 14, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm


Training Description

This training will provide you with a comprehensive explanation of how to make a free trade agreement qualification determination by using the prescribed Rules of Origin and applying the Customs concepts of classification, valuation and country of origin. You will also learn how to prepare a Certificate of Origin. Real-world examples will make the concepts come to life. In addition, you will receive an overview of US Government Verifications, discuss preparation of letters in response to solicitations from your customers and learn about basic US Government enforcement.

Recommended For

Any professional or student who is or wants to get involved in North American trade. It is especially useful for Export Managers, Import Managers, Compliance Managers, Legal and Regulatory Managers, or anyone involved with international shipments. The training will provide a good foundation for anyone who has been asked, either by their employer or a customer to fill out a Certificate of Origin.


Ivan Koves, Holland & Hart – Ivan has nearly 30 years of experience in import and export regulatory matters. In addition to working with clients on specific compliance issues, he develops and implements trade compliance policies, procedures, and training. He counsels clients in many international trade areas, including the import and export regimes of the U.S., trade sanctions and anti-dumping matters. Most days, he’d rather be playing with his grandkids, but he’s still a pretty good lawyer.

Greg Steele, CoorsTek – Greg has more than 20 years of import & export compliance experience in high-tech manufacturing. Areas of expertise include; developing and implementing trade compliance processes, manuals, and audits, export jurisdiction determination, export licensing (ITAR, Commerce, NRC, DOE), free Trade Agreements (NAFTA, SFTA, IFTA, UKFTA), CBP broker management.

Training Hours

This training counts for 4 hours towards the Certificate in International Trade.

Continuing Legal Education Credits

This training has been accredited for 4 General CLE Credits from the Colorado Supreme Court Office of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education. Paperwork will be provided at the training.

WTC Denver Members

If you are interested in attending this event using one of your membership’s free training credits, please contact Katie Pagano at 303-592-5378 or katie.pagano@wtcdenver.org.

Dietary Restrictions

A Continental breakfast will be served. If you have certain dietary restrictions, please contact Katie Pagano at 303-592-5378 or katie.pagano@wtcdenver.org.


World Trade Center Denver
2650 E. 40th Ave.
Denver, CO 80205 United States
(303) 592-5760


World Trade Center Denver
(303) 592-5760