June 22, 2012 - 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST

"Managing Focused Assessments from A to Z: A Practical Guide on How to Prepare, Respond and Make It through the Entire Process," ACI National Forum on Import Compliance and Enforcement

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DoubleTree by Hilton
Washington, DC

Lindsay Meyer will co-present a post-conference working session entitled, "Managing Focused Assessments from A to Z:  A Practical Guide on How to Prepare, Respond and Make It through the Entire Process."  Topics will include:

  • What to do when you receive the audit call: Crafting an effective audit response plan
  • When to call in external counsel or other advisors: Key factors
  • Conducting a self-assessment to assess your chances of a favorable audit result
  • The FA timeframe and the scope of resources to devote to the process
  • How to respond to the FA questionnaire and preparing for an opening conference with CBP
  • Working with CBP auditors to determine the FA areas of focus
  • Ensuring full coordination and preparation before the auditors arrive at your door
  • How to prepare company officials for the interviews with CBP officials
  • Responding to CBP requests during the audit
  • Post-audit communications and correspondence with CBP
  • How to conduct a compliance improvement plan
  • Interacting with CBP in an audit: What you should and should not do
  • Post-audit communications and preparing for a re-audit

For more information, please visit the ACI website.