CSMS# 16-000499 - Updated Importer Security Filing (ISF) Enforcement

06/17/2016 06:00 AM EDT   Attention Importers!!!   For shipments that are on the water on or after June 30, 2016, CBP ports will no longer be required to send requests for liquidated damages (LD) claims to Headquarters for review, and the “three-strikes” approach to LD claims against importers’ bonds will also end. There is no change to cargo holds for ISF non-compliance; ports may hold cargo instead of (or in addition to) initiating LD claims.     If you have any questions regarding this matter, you may send them to security_filing_general@cbp.dhs.gov.

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