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Trade Counsel

Company name

ITOCHU International Inc.

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Job Type


Date Last Verified

Jun 22,2019

Valid Through

Oct 05,2019

Posted on

Apr 18,2019


New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
International Trade >> International Trade
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Trade Counsel
The candidate will provide legal advice to the firm's management and its business teams on laws and regulations governing international trade of goods and services (imports and exports) and product regulations (including labeling and product safety) compliance. Will communicate with internal clients regarding import and export strategies, product sourcing, documentary requirements and invoicing to ensure the accuracy of import duty payments and all written and electronic information provided to U.S. government authorities. Communicate with federal authorities, customhouse brokers and freight forwarders. Classify imported merchandise in harmonized tariff and appraise it pursuant to federal rules; review entry documentation prepared by customhouse brokers. Classify merchandise for export in Schedule B and CCL ("Commodity Control List") and assist in researching export license requirements. Provide effective legal counsel in the areas of import, export and product regulatory compliance, including performing regulatory analysis and ensuring compliance with applicable international trade regulatory policies, laws and regulations and other market access requirements. Develop and monitor trade compliance best practices and strategies, including duty savings and free trade optimization, and update policies and educate the relevant employees. Conduct training for business partners related to product regulatory and trade compliance. Conduct internal risk assessment and supervise customs compliance audits and testing. Maintain current knowledge of U.S. laws, bilateral and multilateral agreements that affect trade and industry trends. Handle such other corporate and commercial matters, as assigned from time to time.

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Ref TRADE01458

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
ITOCHU International Inc.
335 Madison Avenue
New York City, NY 10017

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