Christine E. Hintze
Christine’s practice is focused on customs and international trade law. As a member of ArentFox Schiff’s Forced Labor Task Force, Ms. Hintze has experience helping companies conduct due diligence on their supply chains, and preparing submissions to Customs for the release of merchandise detained in connection with forced labor Withhold Release Orders. Christine has extensive experience in the fashion and retail industry, including successfully securing the release of detained fashion products.
Ms. Hintze also has experience with the classification of merchandise under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States, country of origin determinations, Free Trade Agreements, bonded warehouses, and valuation issues including first sale and reconciliation. Christine advises clients on trade policy issues, such as the Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum and the Section 301 tariffs on imports from China and the EU. She has assisted with compliance with federal and state regulations including the Fish and Wildlife Service’s administration of programs relating to protected species and the Office of Foreign Assets Control sanction list.
Prior to joining ArentFox Schiff, Christine was an Associate at an international boutique law firm dedicated to the Customs and Trade practice.
Publications, Presentations & Recognitions
Christine's Presentations Include:
- "Are You Prepared for Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) Implementation?", ArentFox Schiff Webinar, June 27, 2022
- "Forced Labor and Enforcement of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA)", Retail Industry Leaders Association Webinar, May 24, 2022
- "Supply Chain Due Diligence is Here to Stay: What Fashion Brands Need to Know", USFIA and ArentFox Schiff Webinar, February 16, 2022