Satinder Bains

Customs Expert | Vancouver


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Satinder has close to twenty years of work experience working in the Trade & Customs environment. He provides advice to clients on various customs programs (Valuation, Classification, Origin, Import & Export Controls, and Sanctions).

Satinder’s service for clients includes developing duty minimization strategies, mitigating customs risk, customs duty recovery, assessing NAFTA eligibility for goods, requesting Customs Ruling from the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), helping clients navigate through countervailing and antidumping investigations, Appeals and assisting lawyers develop arguments to be heard at the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT).

Satinder worked for the CBSA as a Trade Verification Officer as well as a Trade & Customs consultant for two large public accounting firms.