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.
EPA Moves Closer to Regulating Aircraft Engine GHG Emissions - Jonathon H. Foglia and Alexander T. Simpson, 2015.
Transportation Antitrust Cases, 2014 - James A. Calderwood and Jol A. Silversmith, 2015.
FAA Enforcement of Airport Improvement Program Grant Assurances, 2014 - Jol A. Silversmith, 2015
U.S. Changes Travel and Transportation Requirements to Cuba - Lonnie A. Pera, 2015.
FAA Issues Proposed Rules for Small Drones - Jonathon H. Foglia and Malcolm L. Benge, 2015.
DOT Enforcement of its Prohibitions on Unfair and Deceptive Practices, 2014 - Jol A. Silversmith, 2015.
Standard of Care vs. Claim Preemption Under the Federal Aviation Act - Alexander T. Simpson, 2014.
Ebola & Travel Ban Legal Concerns - David M. Endersbee and Alexander T. Simpson, 2014.
DOT Rules on Fare Advertising - Aviation Advisor, 2014.
Ebola, Airlines, and Denying Boarding on the Basis of Safety - David M. Endersbee and Alexander T. Simpson, 2014.
Transportation Antitrust Cases, 2013 - James A. Calderwood and Jol A. Silversmith, 2014.
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.