Trade Wars: How Will They Impact Your Business? Get Up-To-Date information on the Latest in Trade Policy
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Recent changes in United States tariffs policy have had an incredible impact on business operations for importers and exporters. The Trump Administration has recently made several key tariffs decisions while other countries are considering or implementing their own retaliatory tariffs. Please join Midwest International Trade Association on Thursday, November 15, for a tariffs update which will include perspectives from business leaders at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and from practicing international trade attorneys. In addition to explaining the current status of Section 232 and Section 301 tariffs, this event will also provide affected or potentially affected businesses with strategies for dealing with the fallout from 2018’s trade wars.
Husch Blackwell LLP
Although the Trump Administration’s tariffs on steel, aluminum and many other imported items have received a great deal of media coverage, many companies are just now realizing the effect that these tariffs will have on their businesses. Nithya Nagarajan, a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of the law firm Husch Blackwell LLP, will present an update on the current status of these tariffs and also discuss strategies for dealing with them.
- What are the differences between the “Section 232” measures on steel and aluminum and “Section 301” measures on certain imports from China?
- Which products are affected by the tariffs?
- What is the process for filing an exemption?
- Are there legal options if an exemption is not attainable?
- What other actions can companies take to mitigate the impacts of these or other trade remedies?
Congressional and Public Affairs for the Midwest Region
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
- The reaction from the business community and the latest on the path forward for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement
- Addressing the China challenge: The administration’s use of tariffs
- The intersection of trade and national security: Section 232 Investigations
- What do the retaliatory tariffs mean for businesses and consumers?