Join members of the JVC legal team for JVC’s Quarterly Compliance Briefing, a high-level update and discussion tailored specifically for the C-suite and top-level executive team members. This briefing hits on the latest in legal and compliance, with summaries of JVC’s recent activity and updates on important jewelry industry topics such as advertising regulations, supply chain assurance, AML, responsible sourcing, and more. Tune in to hear JVC (and often special guest speakers) help you focus on the topics you need to know to make thoughtful business decisions.
Guest Speaker: Peter W. Klestadt, Esq.,GDLSK LLP
Peter W. Klestadt has more than 30 years of experience concentrating in the areas of Customs and related import and export laws. He regularly appears before the federal agencies responsible for enforcing these laws, including Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS, NOAA) and others.
Mr. Klestadt counsels clients on how to maximize opportunities in areas such as valuation, tariff classification, marking and country of origin as well as in the areas of regulatory compliance and audits. He has developed extensive experience defending complex criminal and civil investigations involving customs fraud, food labeling and endangered species Lacey Act violations, as well as False Claims Act cases involving evasion of customs and antidumping duties.
Mr. Klestadt is also a licensed Customs Broker and worked in the customs brokerage and freight forwarding industry prior to beginning his legal career. He continues to render advice in this area. Mr. Klestadt is a contributing author of Import Handbook (1997).
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