Customs &
International Trade

The Customs and Import Trade Practice at the Dilendorf Law Firm advises clients on import-related requirements, as enforced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and other worldwide customs administrations. Our experienced Customs law team assists businesses in navigating the complex rules that govern the import of goods into the United States and all along the international supply chain.

The Customs and Import Trade Practice at the Dilendorf Law Firm advises clients on import-related requirements, as enforced by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and other worldwide customs administrations. Our experienced Customs law team assists businesses in navigating the complex rules that govern the import of goods into the United States and all along the international supply chain.

Our clients span a broad range of industries who, with our guidance, are able to reduce their risk of audits and investigations while minimizing their duty, excise, and value-added tax liability. With such a diverse client base, boilerplate representation is insufficient. The attorneys at the Dilendorf Law Firm utilize a vast array of legal and policy skills to a provide a customized solution for each client, ensuring secure transactions and compliance with customs and import controls laws.

Beyond the anticipated classification, marking and valuation issues, importers must be compliant with every government agency enforcing customs and import controls.  In addition to CBP, these include the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT), Homeland Security, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Department of Transportation (DOT), among others.

The Customs and Import Trade attorneys in our practice routinely advise on U.S. Customs law as it pertains to international trade, as well as FDA Law, Homeland Security, import regulations and export compliance. Our practice routinely advises on tariff classification, customs valuation, country of origin and marking requirements, CPTAT and supply chain security, admissibility requirements, customs audits, currency seizures and many other aspects of international trade.

The increasingly complex marketplace of the 21st century requires companies that engage in the exchange of goods and services across international borders to exercise vigilance and attention to detail. A continuously evolving regulatory arena requires ongoing advice from an experienced legal team.

Our team works tirelessly to ensure clients’ success in situations ranging from the minimization of customs duties and fees to the bolstering of supply chain and border security to continued compliance with government customs laws.

Our Founding Partner

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Max Dilendorf, Esq.

Max Dilendorf’s practice is focused primarily on digital assets, cryptocurrency, and technologies that drive blockchain and related distributive computing networks. An early adopter of virtual currency and associated legal, financial, and business implications, Max is considered the go-to expert for anything ...

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