About The Webinar

Sooner or later importers, brokers, carriers, and warehouse proprietors are likely to receive a liquidated damages claim from U.S. Customs and Border Protection due to a bond breach. By examining CBP’s enforcement process and actual cases, this webinar will identify best practices to potentially avoid or at least effectively mitigate the most challenging claims.

Key Topics

  • bond requirements and conditions
  • administrative process for assessment, petitions, and mitigation of claims
  • settling and resolving claims through offers in compromise
  • entry, temporary importation under bond, and carnet claims
  • redelivery, shortage, and irregular deliveries, including late deliveries, non-delivery, and theft
  • bonded warehouse and foreign-trade zone claims, including manipulated, removed, or lost merchandise
  • gate outs, failure to hold, or removal of merchandise
  • importer security filing - late, inaccurate, or no files
  • mitigating and aggravating factors
  • avoiding or limiting claims through prior disclosures

Please note we do not accept payment via American Express.


Lenny P. Feldman


LENNY FELDMAN is a Member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the Miami office and a member of the firm's Operating Committee. He previously co-chaired the twenty-member Customs and Border Protection’s Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee, providing strategic recommendations directly to CBP, Homeland Security and Treasury executives on issues such as forced labor, intellectual property rights, e-commerce policy, trade partnership programs, enforcement and facilitation mechanisms, and regulatory reform. He currently serves as General Counsel and Customs Counsel to the National Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association of America (NCBFAA).



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