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NCBFAA’s “The New Normal at the FMC” Summit

The regulatory environment for NVOCCs has changed dramatically. To find out how this will affect your business and your clients, join us for:

NVOCC Summit on “The New Normal at the FMC”

Wednesday, January 16 from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Keynotes by FMC Chairman Michael Khouri and

FMC Commissioner Rebecca Dye

Law Offices of Sidley Austin LLP, 1501 K Street, NW, Washington, DC

The NVOCC Summit program will address all the latest regulatory developments and compliance requirements that are sure to impact your bottom line.

Who should participate? All US Licensed and Foreign Registered NVOCCs:

- Executives will experience a unique opportunity to see, hear and ask questions FMC Chairman Michael Khouri and FMC Commissioner Rebecca Dye.

- Operational managers will have hands on how to operate under the new regulations.

- Compliance managers will learn how to remain compliant.

You will hear from the Federal Maritime Commission’s (FMC) Rebecca Dye who will deliver the opening keynote and discuss the ongoing demurrage and detention review currently underway at the FMC.

NCBFAA General and Transportation Counsel Ed Greenberg and NCBFAA Washington Representative Jon Kent will walk the audience through the recent changes to the FMC rules and regulations, specifically as they relate to Negotiated Rate Arrangements (NRA) and NVOCC Service Arrangements (NSA).

NCBFAA NVOCC Committee Chair Rich Roche will moderate a panel featuring FMC experts including Rebecca Fenneman with CADRS who will speak to the FMC including the kinds of evidence/documentation assembled to bring disputes to the Commission and Gary Kardian, who will give the agency perspective on the updated NRA regulations.

During lunch, FMC Chairman Michael Khouri will deliver the luncheon keynote. After lunch, a panel moderated by NCBFAA Transportation Chair Melzie Wilson will review amendments to the NCBFAA terms and conditions, inform the attendees of upcoming changes to the export manifest, and review the workings of NCBFAA’s export compliance committee.

The concluding panel, moderated by Chairman Roche, will provide a practical wrap up of how to comply with the new regulations and an instructional session on how to arrange an NRA.

You have heard about these pending changes and now the NCBFAA NVOCC Summit is your opportunity to learn about them first hand from those with intimate knowledge and understanding of the how and why of these game-changing advances.


January 16, 2019


Washington, D.C.


Tom Mathers
(202) 466-0226

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