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Customs Enforcement: Disputing Detentions, Seizures, and Forfeitures for Allegedly Inadmissible Goods
Webinar: 1 CCS Credit
With U.S. Customs and Border Protection enforcing hundreds of laws and regulations for nearly 50 partner government agencies, it is no wonder that nearly half of all import shipments held are due to PGA intervention. This webinar will provide both proactive and reactive strategies to minimize and potentially avoid supply chain disruption in light of the government’s heightened scrutiny and enforcement relating to cargo admissibility.
- PGAs affecting admissibility into the U.S.
- PGA data elements and policies affecting entry
- documents, certifications, permits, and registrations needed for admissibility
- detentions and seizures– identifying and addressing government concerns
- mitigation petitions – addressing and resolving formal seizure notices
- section 321 de minimis importations
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.