888 Seventeenth St. N.W., Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20006
Phone: (202) 298-8660
Fax: (202) 342-0683
Customs & Trade
Members of the firm have extensive experience in handling customs problems. The firm advises clients regarding compliance with the various requirements of the customs laws and with the increasing requirements imposed by the Department of Homeland Security. We also represent U.S. and foreign companies in staffing and enforcement matters before Customs and Border Protection, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and Citizenship and Immigration Services. We have particular experience with CBP Model Port issues, and with the many travel requirements applicable to international business, such as trusted and registered traveler programs, visa waiver procedures, and ESTA. We also have extensive experience in advising foreign carriers in passenger and cargo arrivals screening and in obtaining customs bonds, and we also advise on the many legislative initiatives affecting customs and trade matters.
DOT Proposes Charter Broker Regulations - Lonnie A. Pera, 2013.
DOT Charter Authorization Developments - David M. Endersbee, 2013.
The Long Arm of the DOT: The Regulation of Foreign Air Carriers Beyond US Borders - Jol A. Silversmith, 2013.
Transportation Antitrust Cases, 2012 - James A. Calderwood and Jol A. Silversmith, 2013.
DOT Enforcement of its Prohibitions on Unfair and Deceptive Practices, 2012 - Jol A. Silversmith, 2013.
FAA Enforcement of Airport Improvement Program Grant Assurances, 2012 - Jol A. Silversmith, 2013.
Transportation Antitrust Cases, 2011 - James A. Calderwood and Jol A. Silversmith, 2012.
IRS Issues Guidance on Applicability of Federal Excise Taxes on Aircraft Management Fees - Mark A. Ringel, James A. Harris, and Jol A. Silversmith, 2012.
FAA Reauthorization Statute Establishes New Consumer Protection Requirements for Airline Passengers - Jol A. Silversmith, 2012.
DOT Rules on Fare Advertising - Aviation Advisor, 2012.
Federal Preemption Over Air Carrier Prices, Routes, and Services – Recent Developments - Jol A. Silversmith, 2012.
DOT Enforcement of its Prohibitions on Unfair and Deceptive Practices, 2011 - Jol A. Silversmith, 2012.