Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

ISF Penalty Guidelines Published

As has been widely publicized, Customs has published the penalty guidelines for the Importer Security Filing program. Carrying on its goal of getting importers to participate as soon as possible, the first mitigating factor...

Harbor Maintenance Tax Reform Proposed

The HMT currently has a surplus of $4.6 billion. H.R. 3447 proposes to reform the fund by seeking greater expenditures for dredging and deepening the country’s ocean ports as currently only 43.7% of the funding is being...

Proposed Goods Movement Tax Increase

H.R. 2355 has been introduced with the goal of raising funding to support infrastructure projects. By its terms, the bill provides that states will be given yearly grants from the funds raised in proportion to their contribution...