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CARM financial security: Preparing for Release 2

  • DateAugust 20, 2024
  • Time1:00 PM EDT
  • Duration1 hour
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In just a few short months, CARM will become the official system of record used by importers and other trade chain partners to pay their duties and taxes. The way you conduct business with CBSA is changing. Understanding and adhering to the new financial security requirements once CARM Release 2 goes into effect in October is critical for resident and non-resident Canadian importers and the health of their supply chains. Unsure of the requirements? Attend this webinar to learn about:

  • CBSA’s Release Prior to Payment program, post-CARM Release 2.
  • How to calculate how much you’ll need to secure your shipments.
  • Financial security monitoring; what it is and what it means to you.
  • CBSA’s transition plan for the Release Prior to Payment program.
  • How to obtain a CARM bond.

Who Should Attend?

Canadian resident and non-resident importers.

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Our experts

Candace Sider: Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affairs, North America

Candace Sider was appointed Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs, North America in 2018 and is responsible for developing and implementing Livingston’s government affairs strategy. Since joining Livingston in 2006 through the acquisition of PBB, she has had a profound influence in our industry through her advocacy and promotion of trade. Candace will manage political engagement with federal and provincial officials, regulatory agencies and key policymakers. In her role she will continue to help shape the policies and procedures governing trade, and help Livingston develop business solutions that will meet the future needs of our clients.

Candace is a certified customs specialist and has been a licensed customs broker since 1986. She is also a registered lobbyist with the Government of Canada. In 2018, Candace was appointed to a two-year term as Chair of the International Federation of Customs Brokers Associations. In addition, she currently sits on the Border Customs Consultative Committee (BCCC) and several of its high-level committees. Candace is also the past chair and a current board member of the Canadian Society of Customs Brokers and managing director and treasurer on the board of the International Federation of Customs Brokers Association.

A well-respected expert on risk management and compliance, Candace is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars, and has authored various articles about trade strategies. She is a regular author of Livingston’s Trade News and white papers and currently hosts a weekly blog about regulatory from a global perspective.

John Moccia: Director, Regulatory Affairs Canada

As Director Regulatory Affairs Canada, John Moccia, is responsible for overseeing import and export trade compliance and regulatory matters relating to various border agencies. He provides regulatory guidance and operational advice on trade issues for Livingston International business units, and formulates and implements regulatory policies and procedures to ensure they are aligned with Livingston’s overall corporate compliance strategy.

John has over 30 years’ experience in the industry, joining Livingston in 2006 as Senior Regulatory Analyst. He moved into the role of Compliance Manager in 2012, and was promoted to his current role of Director Regulatory Affairs Canada in 2017.

John is a Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) and Certified Trade Customs Specialist (CTCS). He holds both Professional and Qualified Customs Broker status in Canada. Is a graduate from Niagara College, Law and Security Administration, and holds a Bachelor of Education from Brock University.

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