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CBP Fines, Penalties, & Forfeitures Process – What Brokers Need to Know in the Current CBP Enforcement Era (Webinar Recording + Presentation Materials)

31 Dec 2023
10:00am - 11:00am PST

CBP Fines, Penalties, & Forfeitures Process – What Brokers Need to Know in the Current CBP Enforcement Era

Presented by Michael Roll
(purchase includes a copy of the webinar recording + presentation slides)

It is no secret that CBP is currently in an enforcement posture. This 1 hour webinar will review the main tools that CBP is using and will provide brokers with key information to help their importer clients navigate the enforcement minefield. Among the topics to be covered are (1) civil penalties, (2) liquidated damages, and (3) seizures and detentions.


Michael Roll, Partner, Roll & Harris LLP

Mike is an accomplished international trade lawyer and represents clients in virtually all areas of import-export laws and regulations, whether it be traditional customs issues with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, or related issues stemming from compliance with laws and regulations managed by other agencies such as the Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture, etc.

He has 25 years of experience in the private sector and is a former partner of a prominent national law firm. He is an accomplished, well-known authority on U.S. and foreign preferential trade programs, including NAFTA, GSP, CBI and IFTA. He has excellent business acumen and extensive experience in international trade. Mike represents companies large and small in diverse industries, such as consumer products, agricultural/food products, automotive, textile and apparel, high tech, and others.

Mike is well versed in both proactive planning for companies, such as by helping them plan and implement strategies for mitigating the recent Section 301 tariffs on Chinese origin goods, as well as reactive representation by defending clients against all types of customs audits, investigations, penalties, seizures, detentions, liquidated damage cases.

In addition to the above, Mike is well-versed in supply chain security programs and has assisted numerous clients become approved Tier 1, 2 and 3 level participants in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program. He regularly assists clients with mapping and assessing their supply chain security practices and provides clients with training on C-TPAT compliance. Fluent in Spanish and has presented supply chain security, as well as trade compliance, seminars in English as well as Spanish. Mike has spoken on NAFTA rules of origin, as well as U.S. and Mexican customs procedures throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. He is the author of numerous articles on international trade issues.

Mike received his Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, where his studies focused on international business and Latin America. He obtained his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law, where he was a Notes & Comments Editor of the Fordham International Law Journal.

Mike is a member of the California and Illinois bars, and is admitted to practice before the Court of International Trade, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.


This event originally aired on January 17, 2023.

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31 Dec 2023
10:00am - 11:00am PST

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