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Customs Commercial Operations Committee to Meet in Miami May 22

Monday, May 05, 2014
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The Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of U.S. Customs and Border Protection will hold an open meeting May 22 in Miami, FL. Those interested in attending this meeting in person can register here while those who plan to participate via webinar can register here. Registrations should be completed by May 20.

The agenda for the upcoming meeting includes the following.

Trade Enforcement and Revenue Collection Subcommittee: recommendations on the Intellectual Property Rights Working Group’s work to determine the feasibility of a partnership program for IPR, a simplified process for managing small shipments, the application of the Document Imaging System as a tool for IPR authentication, the Bonds Working Group’s discussions on the concept of e-bonds and centralization of single transaction bonds, and the voluntary disclosure proposal and its utility for trade targeting

Trusted Trader Subcommittee: action plan to establish an export component under C-TPAT

One U.S. Government at the Border Subcommittee: progress of the Import Mapping Working Group and potential collaboration with the Border Inter-Agency Executive Council External Engagement Committee’s Import Subcommittee

Trade Modernization Subcommittee: the Role of the Broker Working Group’s recommendation regarding broker permits and the Automated Commercial Environment development and deployment schedule

Export Subcommittee: creation of the Export Process Work Group and collaboration with the BIEC External Engagement Committee’s Export Subcommittee

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