Jeremy Baskin, senior advisor to the executive director of Regulations and Rulings at U.S. Customs and Border Protection, will retire June 1 after 35 years of federal service, he confirmed in an e-mail.
Baskin began his career with Customs in 1977 as a staff attorney. He frequently briefs the trade community on compliance issues and played significant roles in CBP's Fines, Penalties and Forfeitures program, the development of the Automated Commercial Environment, and the bond and entry programs.
Baskin has also contributed to the Commercial Operations Advisory Committee and the Trade Support Network.
He spent two years at the Consumer Product Safety Commission as its principal legal and policy adviser on Customs and import issues. - Eric Kulisch