Contributing Lawyers


Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross


Andrew Hudson

First Sale Rule Fix Still In Limbo

In the January 24, 2008 Federal Register, Customs proposed to eliminate the ability of U.S. importers to pay duty based on what is called the first sale doctrine, meaning a price that was agreed to between parties earlier in the...

Advance Data Elements - 10 + 2 - Technical Requirements

The proposed technical requirements for 10 + 2, or the Advance Data Elements proposal, also called the Importer Security Filing (ISF) have just been published. The final regulations are still in process, but now we finally have...

AES Filing Becomes Mandatory

The mandatory filing of U.S. export documentation through an electronic system called the Automated Export System (AES) will finally become mandatory. About three years ago, the Bureau of Census proposed mandatory AES filing....