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Customs Enforcement: How CBP is Implementing the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act
Webinar: 1 CCS Credit
For more than a year U.S. Customs and Border Protection has been implementing the wide-ranging TFTEA, a customs reauthorization measure that affects every part of the supply chain, from foreign suppliers to carriers to U.S. importers and customs brokers. This webinar will review the most critical actions CBP has taken to date, particularly regarding enforcement, and how those actions will impact your business.
- antidumping/countervailing duties - combating and penalizing evasion
- Centers of Excellence and Expertise – initiatives to achieve uniformity
- de minimis, administrative exemptions, and duty-free entry provisions
- priority trade areas and commodities
- new importers and bond sufficiency
- customs broker responsibilities and penalties
- import safety and partner government agency collaboration
- intellectual property rights protection
- new enforcement tools and authorities
- forced labor conditions and import restrictions
Lenny Feldman is a member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg’s Operating Committee and manager of its Miami office. Mr. Feldman concentrates his practice in complex issues pertaining to classification and valuation, seizures and penalties, trade preference qualification, intellectual property, importer/broker compliance, and C-TPAT/border security. He is nationally known for his expertise on CBP enforcement issues, regularly advising companies through the most challenging enforcement actions in an effective and efficient manner. Prior to joining ST&R Mr. Feldman was a senior attorney with the U.S. Customs Service (now CBP) from 1991 to 2000. While serving in the Penalties Branch he trained CBP field officials, including fines, penalties, and forfeitures officers; drafted CBP’s first enforcement process informed compliance publication; and issued several hundred national guidelines, directives, and administrative rulings in this area. Mr. Feldman currently serves as one of 20 members of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations to CBP (COAC), where he is co-chair of the Trade Modernization Subcommittee.