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Customs Enforcement & Compliance

Shearman & Sterling’s International Trade & Investment practice has a long history of helping clients navigate import problems and customs enforcement issues. By working with the various agencies and resorting to litigation when necessary, we have helped our clients correct systemic entry errors, implement comprehensive compliance programs and win refunds of inappropriately paid duties.

Representative matters include the following:

  • Representation of an importer in a resolution of an inherited classification issue involving a penalty proceeding, a criminal proceeding and litigation before the US Court of International Trade
  • Representation of various other importers in penalty proceedings and voluntary prior disclosures
  • Representation of an importer in successful litigation before the US Court of International Trade and the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit resulting in the recovery of millions of US dollars of incorrect deposits and assessments
  • Representation of various importers in CBP inquiries, audits and penalty proceedings
  • Conducted compliance assessments for several importers; designed and implemented import compliance programs including required documentation and training
  • Representation of an importer in identification and recovery of duty assessments based on the liquidation status of the entries
  • Representation of various importers in protests of inappropriately liquidated entries
  • Designed an automated monitoring program to flag incorrectly liquidated entries
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