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Topical issues of the customs value and other issues of customs administration


On October 12, 2016 the AEB North-Western Regional Committee's Customs, Transportation and Logistics Sub-committee jointly with the Legal and Tax Subcommittee held a meeting on “Topical issues of the customs value and other issues of customs administration”. The event was mainly devoted to the new resolution of the Plenum of the Supreme Court of the Russian federation on the application of customs law.

Mikhail Saushkin, Head of Customs Payments Department of the North-Western Customs Administration (SZTU) was invited to the meeting to clarify the issues within the resolution regarding recovery and refund of overpaid customs payments. Also, the news in the customs valuation disputes - the conditions of applying the transaction value method, the procedure for carrying out additional inspections; allocating the burden of proof; legal view of recovery of penalties and interest payments, as well as appeals against decisions and actions of customs officials were discussed by the participants.

Such companies as Nissan, Group SEB Vostok, Ford Sollers Holding LLC, Port Hamburg, Ariston Thermo, Siemens Gas Turbine Technologies, DLA Piper, Beiten Burkhard, Rödl & Partner, Alinga Group and others participated in the meeting, asked questions to the representative of the SZTU and shared their practical experience.

The event was kindly hosted and supported by DLA Piper in St. Petersburg.

The presentations from the event may be found below:

Presentation by Sergei Vasiliev
Presentation by Elena Andreichikova
Presentation by Anna Afanasieva

AEB_meeting_Penalties_Anna Afanasieva_1201016.pdf View/Open
AEB_meeting_Elena_Andreichikova_121016.pdf View/Open
AEB_Sergei Vasiliev_121016.pdf View/Open