The new year has arrived, and we are rapidly approaching the January 26, 2010, deadline for enforcement to begin on the Importer Security Filing (ISF), more commonly referred to as “10+2.” Whether you have been proactive on implementation, are still struggling with development of internal procedures to comply or, in spite of everything, remain in complete denial, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is moving ahead with enforcement as planned.

Click on the PDF link above to view the full Customs and Trade alert.

Karen Lobdell, Director of Trade Security & Supply Chain Services in the Chicago office, authored a guest column in International Trade Law on www.Law360.com on the implementation and enforcement of the Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier Requirements.