August 3, 2009 / Law Alert

Are You Ready For The New Customs 10+2 Importer and Carrier Filing Requirements?

On January 26, 2010, U.S. importers and ocean carriers must be in full compliance with the new Customs and Border Protection (CBP) rules on Importer Security Filings, commonly known as the 10+2 initiative. Numerous shipments, carrier companies, and importers will be affected by the new rules. Affected companies should make arrangements now with business partners to ensure compliance by January 2010.