ABOUT JORGE De TUYA
Jorge X. de Tuya is an Independent Customs & Trade Advisor and Licensed Customs Broker. On summers off from school and through high school, Jorge worked as warehouseman at his family’s freight forwarding and customs brokerage company, Tuya International. He worked his way up to Vice President receiving his Customs Brokers License in 1983. Since then, he has dedicated himself to advising both importers and Customs Brokers on the more intricate aspects of Customs compliance and other federal regulatory issues.
As an outsourced Customs and FDA compliance manager for major international medical device manufacturers and importers, he keeps the inventory flowing by insuring that all regulatory requirements are followed. He is currently working on FDA registration and compliance issues concerning medical devices.
Jorge was previously the Sr. Customs and Trade Consultant for Fuerst, Ittleman, a law firm specializing in Customs, FDA and international trade law. In his capacity as Sr. Customs & Trade Consultant, Mr. de Tuya assisted clients in assessing difficult procedural and regulatory issues regarding their customs and other government agency compliance issues. Jorge was successful in releasing goods that were seized by Customs and Border Protection for alleged Trademark, Customs, EPA and FDA violations.