Over the years the courts have issued hundreds of judicial and administrative decisions addressing critical penalty and seizure issues. In this webinar we will review the landmark decisions having the greatest impact on CBP’s enforcement policies and procedures as well as their effect on your everyday operations.
Discussion will involve cases dealing with:
• Definitions and mitigation of fraud, gross negligence and negligence
• What actions constitute reasonable care
• Personal liability of corporate officers for CBP penalties
• U.S. consignee and foreign company penalty exposure
• Liability for aiding and abetting violations
• Penalties for non-revenue and marking violations
• Adequate statute of limitations waivers
• Penalty notice requirements and time frames for response
• Offset of underpayments and overpayments
• Seizure authority over transshipped merchandise
• Reasonable time frame for seizures
• Customs broker penalties
Lenny Feldman, a Member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. and Manager of the Miami office. Mr. Feldman concentrates his practice in complex issues pertaining to import and export compliance, penalty mitigation and supply chain security, including C-TPAT and other programs. Mr. Feldman is nationally known for his expertise on CBP enforcement issues regularly advising companies through the most challenging of enforcement actions in an effective and efficient manner. Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Feldman was a senior attorney with the U.S. Customs Service (now CBP) in Washington, D.C., from 1991 to 2000. While serving in the Penalties Branch, he trained CBP field officials including Fines, Penalties and Forfeitures Officers; drafted CBP’s first Enforcement Process Informed Compliance Publication; and issued several hundred national guidelines, directives and administrative rulings in this area.
Date: Thursday | September 27, 2012
Time: 1:00 PM-2:30 PM EDT
Cost: $200 USD
This seminar has been certified by NCBFAA Educational Institute for Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) continuing education credits.
CCS credits: 1.5