Practice Areas

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Issues

  • AES (Automated Export System) issues.
  • Bonded Warehouses – Procedures Manual, Application Process, liquidated damages.
  • Bonded Carriers (in-bonds) – Procedures Manual, Application Process, liquidated damages.
  • Country of Origin
  • C-TPAT Program (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) – Procedures Manual, Application Process, Security Related Incidents.
  • Customs Audits (Compliance Audits, Focused Assessment Audits, Quick Response Audits)
  • Customs Broker License (Challenge unclear test questions, Application Process, Penalties, Suspensions, Revocations)
  • Customs Request for Information (CBP Form 28)
  • Customs Valuation
  • Fines and Penalties
  • Foreign Trade Zones – Licensing and Operation
  • Free Trade Agreements – Eligibility and Verification audits.
  • Liquidated Damages Claims
  • Prior Disclosures
  • Protests
  • Recordkeeping
  • Seizures and Forfeitures
  • Tariff Classification
  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Issues – Recording Trademarks and Copyrights with CBP.
  • Binding Ruling Requests