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 Senior Member of ST&R who has counseled thousands of companies on creating “comply chains” while increasing efficiencies and lowering costs. He concentrates his practice in complex issues pertaining to import and export compliance, valuation, trade preference/country of origin, penalty mitigation, supply chain security (including CTPAT), intellectual property, and other programs involving CBP and other government agencies. He is recognized internationally as a leading strategic advisor having co-chaired and served on CBP’s Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee under three administrations.



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