Trump Nixes U.S. Participation in TPP

President Donald Trump officially abandoned U.S. participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership on January 23, 2017 at the start of his first full week in office as the President of the United States. While Congress had failed to approve the trade deal during the Obama presidency, Mr. Trump’s swift action on the matter serves to re-iterate his staunch criticism of the TPP.. Read More


Online Notices of Extension, Suspension and Liquidation

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has officially changed the platform on which they deliver Official Notices of  Extension, Suspension and Liquidation. While historically these notices have been printed and mailed or posted in customshouses, CBP now publishes this archive digitally – promising daily updates as liquidations are processed. To access this free archive, visit https://bulletin-notice.cbp.dhs.gov/LBNotice#. Per the CBP’s Bulletin Notice.. Read More


ACE Reports Catalog

Per CBP CSMS #16-000941 regarding the ACE Reports Catalog: The ACE Reports team has created its first ACE Reports Catalog to provide a comprehensive inventory of all public “canned” reports currently available in ACE. This reference guide is designed to enhance the understanding of ACE Reports by clearly identifying, categorizing and describing reports available to ACE Reports users in the trade.. Read More


CBP Seminar: Fines, Penalties, & Forfeitures – Otay Mesa, CA

Learn about FP&F at the CBP Seminar in Otay Mesa! Thursday, December 01, 2016 8:30 am – 10:30 am SWC Higher Education Center in Otay Mesa 8100 Gigantic Street, Room 4500 San Diego, CA 92154 Speaker: Marcia Gomez, FP&F Officer U.S. Customs & Border Protection Topics will Include: Liquidated Damage Claims Seizures Penalty Notices Petitioning Mitigations Prior Disclosures Register Here Members:.. Read More


AEO/OEA Certification for FAST Lane Use

AEO/OEA Certification Program + Fast Lanes Updated Deadline: 12/31/2017 The Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) Program is formalizing its data exchange process with Mexico’s Authorized Economic Operator program (AEO/OEA), formerly known as the New Scheme of Certified Companies (Nuevo Esquema de Empresas Certificadas or NEEC). This entails a two (2) step process that will enable OEA Mexico to grant benefits to C-TPAT companies who export.. Read More