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.
Supreme Court Issues Preemption Decision in Frequent Flyer Class Action - Aviation Advisor, 2014.
Carrier Responsibilty for Responding to Consumer Complaints - David M. Endersbee and Alexander T. Simpson, 2014.
DOT Enforcement of its Prohibitions on Unfair and Deceptive Practices, 2013 - Jol A. Silversmith, 2014.
FAA Enforcement of Airport Improvement Program Grant Assurances, 2013 - Jol A. Silversmith, 2014.
You Can't Regulate This: State Regulation of the Private Use of Unmanned Aircraft - Jol A. Silversmith, 2013.
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.