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Most immediate threat for customs brokers: 90-day claw-back period * The Bankruptcy Trustee sends notice to every creditor who received any payment from the Importer in the 90 days prior to filing bankruptcy, asking for the money to be paid back to the Bankruptcy estate. * Purpose is to prevent preferential treatment of a creditor by the […]
The Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) from the US DHS has released an advisory memorandum on the identification of essential critical infrastructure workers during the Covid-19 response. For the full memorandum, please visit our site.
The CBP Entry Department will be implementing teleworking for our employees due to the COVID 19 virus. All payments and documents required to be turned into the Entry Department need to be placed in an seal envelope and giving to the Cargo Officer. We will have limited access to our phones, therefore emailing will be […]
With the stimulus package still in flux in Congress, it isn’t too late to reach out to your representative and let them know how important the Customs Business Fairness Act (H.R. 2261) is to our industry. A list of the current Sponsors/Co-Sponsors may be found here. It would be beneficial to contact these individuals to remind […]
JoAnn Pittman, FDA Health Communications Specialist, shared the below link regarding information about fraudulent COVID-19 test kits for your information. Please share this important public health information with your constituencies. Here is the link to the fraudulent test kit press release. https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/coronavirus-covid-19-update-fda-alerts-consumers-about-unauthorized-fraudulent-covid-19-test-kits For members of the press, if you have additional questions, please contact FDA’s […]
GPA has issued a pipeline to alert trade of possible delays the processing of vessels, crew and cargo. Savannah and Brunswick are not currently experiencing delays but, due to the increase of COVID-19 cases in the area, it could impact CBP staffing levels. Please visit our website to view the pipeline.
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There is an increasing number of shipments claiming to be for pandemic relief efforts as COVID-19 cases continue to grow. Some have proven to be legitimate, some are not. CBP seeks to expedite legitimate shipments of relief materials, while taking appropriate enforcement action against nefarious actors. Effective immediately, importers or their agents are encourage to […]
The National Commodity Specialist Division, Office of Trade, is excited to present the next round of commodity-specific, educational webinars to support your business in these difficult times. Beginning April through August 2020, the webinars will begin at 1:30 PM EST and run an hour, unless specified otherwise. Below is the full schedule for the remaining […]