Court Decision Expands Scope of Customs Penalty Provisions for Individuals Who ‘Introduce’ Goods into US Commerce

The following article is one of many ‘alerts’ describing a recent court decision that could have significant impact on “the trade community, compliance officers, business owners, and others”.

Compliance Officers Beware: Court Decision Expands Scope of Customs Penalty Provisions for Individuals Who ‘Introduce’ Goods into US Commerce (Arent Fox, 22 Sep 2014)

The author advises …

“Importers will also have to consider how to address the potential effect of this decision in other customs proceedings, such as customs enforcement actions and focused assessments (audits), and the implications under other laws, such as the False Claims Act (FCA).”

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