Conducting Effective, Internal Trade Compliance Audits

Auditing is one of Customs and Border Protection’s greatest revenue generators and can be quite a nightmare for an importer without the proper trade compliance procedures in place. With the new era of CBP’s Centers of Excellence and Expertise, we are seeing a heightened emphasis being placed on trade compliance auditing – mainly in the issuing of CBP Forms 28s.. Read More


FDA ACE Seminar in San Diego

The San Diego Customs Brokers Association is hosting an FDA + ACE Breakfast Buffet Seminar on July 20th, 2017 in San Diego, California. Topics include: ACE and FDA Commodity Specific Information (Medical Devices & Food) Information and Resources for All FDA Regulated Products Send reservations to: sdcbareservations@gmail.com Check out the flyer for details: View in PDF Format  


Reconciliation + Drawback in ACE Deploying July 8 – POSTPONED

UPDATE: Deployment has been delayed until further notice. On June 27, 2017, U.S. CBP released the following CSMS #17-000375: “CBP is rescheduling the last primary deployment of core trade processing capabilities in ACE which had been scheduled for July 8, 2017. This deployment includes liquidation (with the exception of the previously deployed electronic posting of the Notices of Liquidation on.. Read More


2017 Reconciliation Seminar

CASAS International Brokerage Inc. is hosting a Reconciliation Seminar on April 12, 2017 at the San Diego Country Club in San Diego, CA. CASAS will lead the seminar alongside International Trade law and U.S. Customs Compliance experts from the Zisser Group. The seminar will cover topics such as Valuation, Cost Submission, and Reconciliation in ACE and is free to all CASAS +.. Read More


Presentation on Reconciliation in ACE

A few recent highlights from an CBP presentation on Reconciliation in ACE: No more blanket flagging, only entry-by-entry flagging. All importers will be eligible for participation in reconciliation. All new and existing participants must have a valid, active Reconciliation Bond Rider on file in order to participate in the ACE Reconciliation Prototype and flag underlying entry summaries Filers will no.. Read More