Dallas-based University Furnishings to pay $15M over imports

Published by The Elkhart Truth on December 21, 2015 DALLAS (AP) — University Furnishings LP and its partner, Freedom Furniture Group Inc., have agreed to pay $15 million to settle a dispute over duties on imports. [Read More]

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Attend ACI’s 10th Advance Forum on Import Compliance & Enforcement (January 21-22, 2016 at the Westin Washington DC City Center, Washington, DC) for sessions including:

Practical Review of Trek Leather and Recent Qui Tam Whistle Blower Cases: Their Impact on Customs Compliance Programs and Executive Liability:

Alan C. Cohen, Former Attorney, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Washington, DC) Robert Pisani, Partner, Pisani & Roll (Washington, DC)
  • Why the Trek Leather decision is so significant to individuals involved in importing
  • Post Trek: Penalty cases against individuals are being made
  • Are there steps that corporate officers and Customs compliance managers can take to minimize Trek liability?
  • What is Customs current position on Trek liability?
  • Qui Tam cases and whistleblowers – what import managers need to know
ADD/CVD – Examining Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Enforcement Trends:
Melvin Schwechter, Partner, Baker Hostetler (Washington, DC)
  • Overview of the intricacies of anti-dumping compliance
  • How to know when your goods are subject to ADD and CVD
  • ADD/CVD enforcement post Ethan Allen
  • Understanding the consequences of ADD/CVD violations
  • Best practices for setting up ADD/CVD internal controls
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