Customs Law

Godin Associés is active in all fields relevant to European Union customs law (customs duties, anti-dumping law, prohibitions, common agricultural policy) or that come within the ambit of the Board of Customs’ jurisdiction (Import VAT, taxation on oil, alcohol and tobacco, ecological and environmental tax system, taxation on precious metals, etc.)

The firm’s lawyers have dealt with a significant amount of French economic customs’ litigation for more than twenty years.

The firm provides assistance in control procedures initiated by authorities withholding constraining investigation powers, including: Board of Customs, European Commission (European Anti Fraud Office – OLAF), agricultural intervention organisations.

Godin Associés represents transport, logistic, and international trade operators before national and European jurisdictions.

The firm provides advice when antagonistic relations arise between importers, freight forwarders, insurance companies and the board of customs.