Sunday, July 5, 2009

New ABA Book on Customs Law

Customs Book The American Bar Association Section of International Law is about to publish a new book on customs law.

     Customs: A Practitioner's Guide to Principles, Processes, and Procedures

Michael D. Sherman, J. Steven Jarreau, John B. Brew - Editors

Coming soon - pre order your copy today! This practical book clearly explains importers' legal obligations, rights, and responsibilities. It also assists practitioners in spotting customs issues that are likely to arise in particular contexts and to provide practical insights into implications and how issues should be addressed. The book covers:

  • Fundamental elements of a lawful importation, i.e., the importation process itself, classification, valuation, marking, and duty savings opportunities
  • Importer's recordkeeping obligations
  • Administrative and judicial review of CBP's decisions
  • CBP's auditing of importers' operations to determine the extent of compliance
  • Liquidated damages, penalties, and seizures
  • Government efforts to assure cargo security in the aftermath of September 11

Click here for more information.

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