CBP Organization and Operations
Webinar: 1 CCS Credit
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the primary agency that companies must deal with when importing goods into the U.S. This webinar reviews CBP’s basic operations as well as its organizational structure and various components. An understanding of these topics is critical for those charged with ensuring customs compliance and facilitating imports but is also useful for those who may work with import personnel, including finance and accounting, purchasing, engineering, research and development, and other management functions.
- CBP’s national and local organization
- those in CBP involved in customs enforcement and trade facilitation
- agency laws administered by CBP
- organization of CBP at the headquarters level, including key offices that affect commercial importations
- other agencies involved in customs administration and enforcement, including U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Department of Commerce, the International Trade Commission, and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
- role of CBP field offices
- role of local and national import specialists
- role of CBP enforcement officers, including uniformed officers and enforcement agents
- Centers of Excellence and Expertise
Patrick D. Gill is of counsel to Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. resident in the New York City office. He has over 45 years of international trade and customs experience in both the public and private sectors. A seasoned litigator, Mr. Gill represents clients before courts and administrative agencies in matters pertaining to customs and international trade. He is a member of the bars of the state of New York, the U.S. Supreme Court, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. district courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.