Partner Eric R. Rock will speak at the "Import Trade Compliance: Cutting Costs and Avoiding Liabililty in the Global Market" seminar on Monday, April 30 from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.  This program is designed to address general areas of import compliance arising from foreign trade as well as provide practical suggestions for structuring business operations to meet the standard of care applicable to such operations. In addition to addressing common "pitfall" areas, this program will also address duty saving and cost cutting opportunities realized through proative management and maximization of free trade agreements and other duty preference programs.  Eric will speak on the topic "The Customs Modernization Act, Reasonable Care and Customs Penalties."