About The Webinar

U.S. customs and 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.

Key Topics

  • 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, and 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


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Patrick Gill

Of Counsel
(212) 549-0156

Patrick D. Gill is of counsel to Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. resident in the New York City office. He has over 45 years of international trade and customs experience in both the public and private sectors. A seasoned litigator, Mr. Gill represents clients before courts and administrative agencies in matters pertaining to customs and international trade. He 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 and the U.S. district courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

(212) 549-0156


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