Trade Laws and Trade Agencies
Webinar: 1 CCS Credit
U.S. trade laws are enforced at the border by U.S. Customs and Border Protection but are overseen by dozens of federal agencies. This 60-minute webinar will acquaint importers and exporters with the functions of these agencies, how they interact with each other, and how they affect trade operations.
- brief history of CBP and implementation of tariff laws
- structure of CBP, including headquarters, field offices, National Commodity Specialist Division, Penalty Branch, Regulatory Audit Division, Import Specialist Enforcement Teams, Fines, Penalties & Forfeitures, Centers of Excellence and Expertise
- other agencies involved in trade law administration and enforcement (Department of Commerce, International Trade Commission, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative)
- enforcement of import and export restrictions
Patrick D. Gill serves as Of Counsel to Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in New York. A seasoned litigator, Mr. Gill represents clients before courts and administrative agencies in matters pertaining to customs and international trade. Before joining ST&R he practiced with the Rode & Qualey law firm after launching his legal career as a trial attorney in the customs section of the office of the assistant U.S. attorney general. Mr. Gill 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, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the U.S. district courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.