DELEON TRADE LLC

Customs Compliance Consultants

 

Deleon Trade is a U.S. Customs compliance and International Trade consulting firm focused on assisting importers navigate the complexity of U.S. Customs import regulations.

 

Our team of trade auditors consists of former U.S. Customs auditors and U.S. Customs audit supervisors with experience across multiple industries, programs and commodities.  We have extensive experience assisting importers with multiple facets of the import compliance process: this includes assistance with Focused Assessment AuditsRisk Assessment AuditsPost Entry AuditsQuick Response AuditsStatistical Sampling Plan Development and ExecutionCustoms Reconciliation ProgramImporter Self Assessment ProgramFirst Sale Valuation and with development and implementation of Import Compliance Programs and Manuals.  

 

Our clients include small and mid-size firms and large multinational companies across multiple economic sectors including energy, industrials, consumer, technology, healthcare, telecommunications and materials.

 

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Upcoming Webinars, Conferences and Presentations

 

 

The Center for the United States and Mexico

and the Baker Institute
at Rice University 

 

 

Present:

 

 

A Five-Part Webinar Series on the Implementation of the USMCA

 

 

Part 1.  A CONVERSATION ON RATIFYING AND IMPLEMENTING THE USMCA:
A VIEW FROM CONGRESS

 

Wednesday, September 2, 2020, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
 

Join the Honorable Kevin Brady, U.S. representative for the 8th congressional district of Texas, and the Honorable DonBeyer, U.S. representative for the 8th congressional district of Virginia, as they discuss the context in which the USMCA became a reality.
 

FEATURED SPEAKERS

The Honorable Kevin Brady 
U.S. Representative, Texas' 8th congressional district; Ranking Member, Ways and Means Committee, U.S. House of Representatives                               

The Honorable Don Beyer 
U.S. Representative, Virginia's 8th congressional district; Member, Subcommittee on Trade, Ways and Means Committee, U.S. House of Representatives


MODERATOR

David Gantz, J.D.
Will Clayton Fellow in Trade and International Economics, Baker Institute

Part 2.  Investment Protection under the New NAFTA:
Problems and Prospects

 

Thursday, September 24, 2020, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
 

At this webinar — the second in the "USMCA: From Negotiation to Implementation" series — experts consider the implications of eliminating investor-state dispute settlement between the United States and Canada and significantly reducing its scope for U.S. investors in Mexico.
 

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Céline Lévesque 
Professor of Law, University of Ottawa; President, Canadian Council on International Law 

Simon Lester, J.D.
Associate Director, Cato Institute’s Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies

Hugo Perezcano
Attorney and International Trade Consultant 


MODERATOR 

George Gonzalez, J.D.
Partner, Haynes and Boone LLP

Part 3.  ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF THE USMCA’S NEW RULES
ON THE AUTO SECTOR

 

Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
 

Join a panel of experts for the third webinar in the series, "USMCA: From Negotiation to Implementation," as they consider the new rules and challenges facing the auto sector under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.


FEATURED SPEAKERS

Leila Aridi Afas
Director, International Public Policy at Toyota, North America 

Flavio Volpe
President, Automotive Parts Manufacturers' Association

Ruth R. Hughs, J.D. 
Texas Secretary of State 


MODERATOR

David Gantz, J.D.
Will Clayton Fellow in Trade and International Economics, Baker Institute

 

Part 4.  IMPROVING THE ENVIRONMENT UNDER
THE USMCA

 

Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
 

This webinar — the fourth in the "USMCA: From Negotiation to Implementation" series — features a discussion of the USMCA’s chapter on the environment, which incorporates major improvements when compared to NAFTA.

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Irasema Coronado, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, School of Transborder Studies, Arizona State University 

Elizabeth Trujillo, J.D.
Mary Ann & Lawrence E. Faust Professor of Law, University of Houston Law Center; Founding Director, Initiative on Global Law and Policy for the Americas


MODERATOR

David Gantz, J.D.
Will Clayton Fellow in Trade and International Economics, Baker Institute

Part 5.  CROSS-BORDER CUSTOMS ISSUES IN USMCA IMPLEMENTATION
AFTER FIVE MONTHS

 

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020
11 a.m. - noon
US/Central

 


The focus of this webinar — the final in the series on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) — will be the real-world impact of the many changes on enterprises engaged in cross-border trade. These changes range from new requirements for certificates of origin to high de minimis levels for package deliveries to Mexico and Canada. Such rules, if properly implemented, will benefit millions of North American businesses and consumers.

This event is the last in a series of five webinars on the USMCA, each webinar in the series features outstanding experts from the United States, Mexico and Canada and provides viewers with up-to-date information on the progress, successes and challenges of putting the USMCA’s provisions into practice. This panel was organized in collaboration with Deleon Trade LLC.

AGENDA

11:00 a.m. — Presentation
11:30 a.m. — Q&A


FEATURED SPEAKERS

Cindy de Leon
Founder and Senior Trade Auditor, Deleon Trade LLC; former Senior Auditor and Assistant Field Director, U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Regulatory Audit Division, Chicago 

Federico (Kiko) Zuniga
Director, Educational Institute at the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America

CBP USMCA Center Speaker (Invited)
CBP USMCA Center Official


MODERATOR

David A. Gantz, J.D.
Will Clayton Fellow in Trade and International Economics, Baker Institute
 

 

 

ADVANCED TOPICS IN
CUSTOMS COMPLIANCE CONFERENCE

 

SAVE-THE-DATE

 

SEPTEMBER  22-24, 2021

Omni Hotel - Houston, Texas

 

 

 

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