贸易和海关 - Trade and Customs

从事国际贸易要受到严格的监管,违法行为会受到严厉的刑事和民事处罚。由于负责执法的机构众多,而且不同国家有不同的法律适用,因此,合规和报告工作尤为复杂.  拥有丰富的经验国际团队在以下方面协助客户:

  • 商品的适当分类、正确的估价、原产地指定、消费品安全以及管制限制和豁免。
  • 出口管制和遵守监管限制,包括《出口管理法》、《出口管理条例》、《武器出口管制法》和《国际武器贩运条例》等。
  • 有关海关合规性、海关罚款、处罚、扣押、海关和国际贸易中心调查等。
  • 国际贸易限制、评估和审计、裁决请求、抗议和质疑CBP的决定。
  • 有关记录保存、报告义务和避免制裁的策略方面。
  • 北美自由贸易协定和其他优惠贸易协定以及符合出口管制要求的贸易协定谈判。

国际交易和条约合规性问题提供咨询,包括制裁、禁运、FCPA、反抵制措施和反洗钱等。

In an increasingly global marketplace, international trade is an important part of business for many companies. However, engaging in international trade is subject to strict regulations, and violations can carry severe criminal and civil penalties. With numerous agencies charged with enforcement and different laws applicable in different countries, compliance and reporting are particularly complicated. Dickinson Wright’s international team is highly experienced in helping clients with customs and international trade issues in a variety of  areas, including:

  • Advising on import activities, including proper classification of merchandise, correct valuation, origin designation, consumer product safety, and regulatory restrictions and exemptions.
  • Advising on export controls and compliance with regulatory restrictions, including the Export Administration Act, the Export Administration Regulations, the Arms Export Control Act and International Traffic in Arms Regulations, among others.
  • Counseling clients regarding customs compliance, customs fines, penalties, seizure, and customs and ITC investigations.
  • Assisting clients regarding international trade restrictions, assessments and audits, ruling requests, and protesting and challenging of CBP decisions.
  • Offering guidance on recordkeeping, reporting obligations, and strategies to avoid sanctions.
  • Advising on NAFTA and other preferential trade agreements and the negotiation of export control-compliant trade agreements.
  • Advising on international transactions and treaty compliance issues, including sanctions, embargos, the FCPA, anti-boycott regulations, and anti-money laundering.