Friday March 21, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
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OWIT International 

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Access & Opportunities to the U.S. Market for African Goods: Legal Do's & Don'ts


Andrea M. Ewart and Deanna Clark-Esposito, will cover the rules for African products to enter the US market under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), including eligible countries, the criteria for product eligibility, customs procedures to claim AGOA eligibility, and other legal rules. Additionally this webinar will highlight the following:

  • Importing Wearing Apparel from Africa - Where's the market?
  • Getting your Product US Market Ready with Fashion Compliance
  • Additional Benefits on Apparel Imports Sourced from Africa under the AGOA


Andrea M. Ewart, Esq. 
Owner & Trade and Customs Attorney/Policy Advisor
DevelopTradeLaw, LLC




Andrea M. Ewart, Esq. is a customs and international trade attorney with her own firm, DevelopTradeLaw, LLC, which works with businesses, governments, and individuals to facilitate the successful movement of goods and services across national borders.

Andrea writes articles for and speaks before business associations and other venues, including Access & Opportunities in International Markets Seminar, 41st Annual New York State Association of Black & Puerto Rican Legislators, Inc. Legislative Conference, television and radio appearances, and as a provider of ComplianceOnline webinars.

Andrea's DevelopTradeLaw blog addresses trade policy and compliance issues of particular relevance to developing countries and to small businesses. She is the co-author of the textbook, International Business: Doing Business Without Borders, Kendall Hunt Publishers, January, 2014. 


Deanna Clark-Esposito, Esq.
Schrier Shayne Koenig Samberg & Ryne, P.C.





Deanna Clark-Esposito, Esq. is a Partner at Schrier Shayne Koenig Samberg & Ryne in New York City where she practices International Trade and Fashion Law addressing the business issues that impact these industries.

Deanna provides customized fashion, product, marketing, labeling, and import/export compliance solutions, to clients including retailers, importers, exporters, e-commerce sellers, fashion designers, customs brokers, freight forwarders and transportation providers.

Deanna is an adjunct professor at NYC’s Fashion Institute of Technology (F.I.T.) in its International Trade and Marketing Dept. where she teaches International Business Law.

For more on Deanna you can join her on the Fashion Compliance Facebook page, tweet her @fashcompliance, or connect with her at http://www.fashioncompliance.com.



Members:  $25

Non-Members $40