In a March 22, 2018, press release, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) website reported that President Trump announced his decisions on the actions the Administration will take in response to China’s unfair trade practices covered in the USTR Section 301 investigation of China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation. USTR Robert Lighthizer initiated the investigation in August 2017 at the direction of the President.Read more…
It is being reported that on March 22, 2018, USTR Robert Lighthizer announced at a Senate Finance Committee hearing that the administration would exempt the European Union, Australia, Argentina, Brazil and South Korea from the 25% steel and 10% aluminum tariffs set to take effect on March 23, 2018.
On March 22, 2018, President Trump signed Presidential Proclamation Adjusting Imports of Aluminum into the United States and Presidential Proclamation Adjusting Imports of Steel into the United States which amend Proclamations 9704 and 9705 to grant relief until May 1, 2018 Read more…
We are pleased to invite you to our second annual Global Trade Conference in Bellevue, WA. The conference will be held on Tuesday, May 15 at The Bellevue Club.
Our international trade compliance lawyers from around the world will review the major trade developments impacting international trade, including President Trump’s trade agenda, NAFTA negotiations, export controls and trade sanctions, as well as specific developments in the EU, Russia and China. The full agenda for the program is attached to the right.
This event is complimentary but registration is required. If you or a colleague would like to attend please register by Thursday, May 10.
We look forward to your participation!