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ACE, CTPAT, CBP Regulations, E-Commerce, In-Bond Among Topics for COAC Meeting

Wednesday, February 07, 2018
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee will hold an open meeting Feb. 28 in Miami, Fla. Those wishing to attend in person may register here; those wishing to participate via webinar may register here.

Topics to be discussed at this meeting include the following.

- new minimum security criteria for the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism

- progress of the trusted trader strategy

- Automated Commercial Environment deployment and ACE outages

- export manifest topics such as timelines, filing regime, targeting regime, hold issuance and shipment interception process, and account-based penalties regime

- automated export manifest pilots, including implementation of a post-departure filing pilot as part of the ocean pilot

- identifying and prioritizing reforms of CBP-administered regulations

- educational opportunities, as referenced in the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act

- e-commerce

- pilot test of ACE automation for pipelines

- issues with implementation of CBP’s regulatory changes to the in-bond process

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