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Prior Disclosures in an Era of Heightened Enforcement, “Gotcha Audits” and Whistleblowers

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm EDT - 3:30 pm EDT
Cost: $250.00

Webinar Credits: 1.5 CCS

The self-reporting of entry errors, such as the misclassification or undervaluation of entered merchandise, can be an effective tool in protecting a company, and sometimes its officers, directors and employees, from harsh customs penalties. With recent increases in the number of customs inspectors, agents and auditors, as well as use of the False Claims Act to reward whistleblowers, every company import manager, internal auditor, in-house counsel and compliance officer needs to understand the options for self-audit and self-reporting errors.

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Our Speaker

Larry Ordet is a member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the Miami office, and serves on the Firm’s Operating Committee. Mr. Ordet concentrates his practice on general customs compliance matters, with particular emphasis on tariff classification, NAFTA duty deferral and preference program qualification issues. He has worked extensively on WCO tariff classification issues involving the modification of the Harmonized System and related Explanatory Notes.

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