International Trade and Customs Advisory Service Sheet
November 04, 2021
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We help our clients identify the direct and indirect costs associated with the importation of goods and implement strategic enhancements to customs procedures with the goal of reducing tariff costs and operating in compliance with the regulations.
The International Trade and Customs Offering at FTI Consulting Includes:
- Duty and tariff mitigation strategies
- Valuation planning, including first sale for export
- Classification services
- Country of origin and free trade agreement eligibility
- Compliance program assessment and development
- Training tailored to client -and industry-specific risks
- Investigations, audits, and disclosures
- Independent monitoring or related support services
- Supply chain and third-party risk management
- Trusted trader program enrollment
- Trade control audits and reviews
Our global team has extensive experience helping U.S. and non-U.S. companies navigate customs and import regulations in the U.S., UK, EU, and China. We assist clients with optimizing and improving their trade operations with a focus on regulatory compliance and reducing trade-related costs. When risks are identified, our team understands the need to act quickly to assess the issue, propose an appropriate solution, and implement corrective action. While we are comfortable assisting with controversies such as customs audits and disclosures, our overarching goal is to assist our clients with fostering a culture of compliance to prevent unnecessary trade risks.
Why FTI Consulting
We maintain on the forefront of global customs issues including the everchanging tariff landscape to inform our clients of potential disruptions to their supply chain. Our trade services include both proactive compliance work to prevent burdensome regulatory enforcement as well as controversy support to navigate and defend against government audits and inquiries with both civil and criminal consequences.
By showing our clients a proven path forward with improved policies and procedures and corrective actions, we not only guide them through the dispute but into a brighter and more confident future.
Our team of consultants uses data analytics to provide insight into our clients’ current trade patterns and duty obligations to search for savings opportunities with a direct impact on their bottom line. We assist with proactive projects such as developing import processes and procedures to enhance regulatory compliance and mitigate the risk of fines or penalties. We deploy these tools globally through training programs tailored to meet the needs of each unique business or industry.
We have in depth experience working with multinational companies in a variety of industries including:
November 04, 2021
Senior Managing Director, Leader of Export Controls, Sanctions and Trade
Senior Managing Director