Customs Enforcement: Avoiding and Mitigating Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures for Importers and Brokers

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Eventually even savvy importers, exporters, customs brokers, forwarders and carriers are likely to receive a notice of seizure, penalty, or liquidated damages claim from U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Internal controls designed to detect, deter, and defuse enforcement claims may help your company avoid such claims or mitigate them to the greatest extent possible under the customs laws and regulations.


This webinar will cover

·differences between seizures, penalties, and liquidated damages

·bonds as security for enforcement actions

·administrative process for enforcement claims

·trademark/copyright and partner government agency seizures

·Census export penalties

·entry, warehouse, manifest, and cargo delivery liquidated damages claims

·conveyance arrival penalties

·recordkeeping penalties

·commercial fraud, gross negligence, negligence, and reasonable care

·claim resolution through prior disclosures, mitigation petitions, and offers in compromise

·early release and limiting storage charges

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Speaker: Martin Behr , Partner, Law Office of Martin K Behr

Presently, Martin is an instructor with City University of New York's Baruch College Continuing and Professional Studies (CAPS), where he teaches import, export, and other international trade courses. In 2013, Martin received the Outstanding Instructor of the Year Award from Baruch CAPS. Martin has also taught international trade courses at Fashion Institute of Technology and Pace University in New York City. Martin is also of counsel to GRVR Attorneys (, which specializes in customs and international trade matters.

Martin is a former U.S. Customs officer (senior inspector and import specialist), who was stationed at land (Champlain-Rouses Point, NY), air (JFK International Airport and Newark Liberty) and sea (Newark) ports of entry. While with U.S. Customs at the Port of New York/Newark, he was also a member of the agency's export control branch.

Martin is also a former special agent with the U.S. Department of Defense, assistant prosecutor with the Office of Hudson County (NJ) Prosecutor, and an executive with a global FMC-licensed Ocean Transportation Intermediary. Martin was also a trade consultant with Unz & Co.

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