Is That Legal?

Is That Legal?

  • How Fraud, Negligence, And Reasonable Care Factor Into Customs Law

    Significant numbers of customs enforcement actions arise from government claims of fraud or negligence against importers and exporters. Central to these actions is the idea of reasonable care. Let's look at what a customs lawyer would say reasonable care is and how it might apply to your activities. Reasonable Care  Every field of law has at least one legal standard for the government to apply its authority. When it comes to actions against exporters and importers, the standard is that these parties must exercise reasonable care.

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Is That Legal?

If you are a business owner, there are bound to be times when you ask yourself, "is this legal?" You may have this question before you sign a certain contract, fire an employee, or set a new policy for your customers. The best person to answer this question is, of course, a business attorney. They have specific training and experience to guide business owners in making smart legal decisions. The posts on this blog are all related to business attorneys and the work that they do. We think you'll benefit from reading them, whether you own a business yourself or are thinking of getting into business law.

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