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USMCA Trade Deal: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Live Webcast Date: Monday, September 30, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET)
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Add to Calendar 09/30/2019 11:00 am 09/30/2019 2:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: USMCA Trade Deal: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly The event starts in an hour. If you have not registered, please go to the link below to sign up today.https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=105784\r\n In November 2018, the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA), was officially signed. Seeking to improve the countries’ trilateral trade deal, North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the USMCA is up for the approval of the legislators in all three countries. Although this new trade deal is relatively promising, it poses a myriad of legal issues that companies must still be wary of.  As the future of the USMCA is still uncertain, companies must be thorough in analyzing its key provisions to ensure compliance and avoid pitfalls.  \n \nJoin a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of the USMCA trade deal. Speakers will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of key provisions and will offer practical tips in maximizing opportunities while mitigating risks in this rapidly evolving legal climate. \n \nThis LIVE Webcast will discuss the following key provisions: \n \n \n The USMCA Trade Deal: An Overview \n Key Provisions \n Potentials and Pitfalls \n Practical Tips and Strategies \n What Lies Ahead \n \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/usmca-trade-deal/

Online CLE USMCA Trade

In November 2018, the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA), was officially signed. Seeking to improve the countries’ trilateral trade deal, North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the USMCA is up for the approval of the legislators in all three countries. Although this new trade deal is relatively promising, it poses a myriad of legal issues that companies must still be wary of.  As the future of the USMCA is still uncertain, companies must be thorough in analyzing its key provisions to ensure compliance and avoid pitfalls. 

Join a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of the USMCA trade deal. Speakers will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of key provisions and will offer practical tips in maximizing opportunities while mitigating risks in this rapidly evolving legal climate.

This LIVE Webcast will discuss the following key provisions:

  • The USMCA Trade Deal: An Overview
  • Key Provisions
  • Potentials and Pitfalls
  • Practical Tips and Strategies
  • What Lies Ahead

Agenda

Matthew Nicely, Partner
Hughes Hubbard & Reed

Bill Kitay, B.A.(Hons.), M.Sc., J.D., Senior Counsel
Pallett Valo LLP

Who Should Attend

  • Business Owners
  • Business Executives
  • Top Level Management
  • Trade Practicing Lawyers
  • Trade Secret Specialists
  • Trade Counsel
  • IP Attorneys and Related
  • Investors
  • In-house Counsel
  • Automotive Manufacturing Companies
  • Dairy Market
  • Public and Private Companies
  • Other related/interested Professionals and Organizations

Online CLE USMCA Trade

Matthew Nicely, Partner
Hughes Hubbard & Reed

Bill Kitay, B.A.(Hons.), M.Sc., J.D., Senior Counsel
Pallett Valo LLP

Online CLE USMCA Trade

Online CLE USMCA Trade

Matthew NicelyPartnerHughes Hubbard & Reed

Matthew R. Nicely is a partner in Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP’s International Trade practice group. His practice covers the full range of the U.S. trade regulatory regime, including trade policy, trade remedies, customs, export controls, economic sanctions, anti-boycott and anti-corruption laws (FCPA). He also advises clients on opportunities and risks presented by international obligations under bilateral, regional, and multilateral trade and investment agreements, including the World Trade Organization (WTO).  Matt has represented clients across multiple industries in antidumping (AD), countervailing duty (CVD), and safeguard litigation, and with respect to the business implications of day-to-day trade and customs regulation. Relying on his knowledge of WTO agreements, he counsels clients on whether actions taken by member governments comply with WTO Agreements, on implementation procedures under U.S. law, and on methods for resolving trade disputes, including through formal dispute settlement.  Matt has represented clients before multiple U.S. agencies and U.S. courts, including in proceedings before the U.S. Department of Commerce, Customs and Border Protection, International Trade Commission, and U.S. Trade Representative and in appeals before the Court of International Trade and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He is also an adjunct law professor at the American University’s Washington College of Law.

Online CLE USMCA Trade

Bill Kitay, B.A.(Hons.), M.Sc., J.D.Senior CounselPallett Valo LLP

Bill Kitay is a Member of Pallett Valo’s Business Law Practice and the Cross Border Services Practice.

Bill specializes in providing legal counsel on cross-border business issues, representing both Canadian entities that would like to expand into the United States and U.S. entities that would like to invest in Canada. He is the cross-border legal specialist for businesses in the GTA.

Bill is one of the few lawyers in the Province of Ontario who is called to the bar in the U.S. (in New York, Connecticut and DC) and in Ontario.

Bill was responsible for the negotiation and finalization of a Memorandum of Agreement detailing the Strategic Partnership between AmCham Canada and the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration.  This was the first time that this governmental agency entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with any Canadian enterprise.

Online CLE USMCA Trade

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of international trade

Course Code:
   147899

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    2.0 CLE

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The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP is an international law firm ranked for 12 years, including five years in a row as the top-ranked New York-based firm, on The American Lawyer’s A-List of what the magazine calls “the top firms among the nation’s legal elite.” We advise and represent clients in over 30 specialized practices.  Our firm strikes the balance between scale and agility, handling large and complex matters, while remaining flexible to adapt to clients’ needs and market developments. For more information, please visit www.hugheshubbard.com.

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Pallett Valo LLP is the largest and one of the most respected law firms in Peel Region, and has been recognized by their peers as a Top 10 Ontario Regional Law Firm in consecutive biannual surveys by Canadian Lawyer magazine in 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 and 2019.

They provide professional services in the following areas:

  • Business Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Construction Law
  • Employment & Labour Law
  • Insolvency & Corporate Restructuring
  • Wills, Estates & Trusts

They have built their reputation by both protecting and growing the business assets of their clients and by offering a refreshingly distinct Right-sized Thinking® approach to service. They take the time to understand your business and industry environment and then apply their expertise, experience and entrepreneurial spirit to make the difference. They measure their success by the success of their clients.

Website: http://www.pallettvalo.com/

Matthew R. Nicely is a partner in Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP’s International Trade practice group. His practice covers the full range of the U.S. trade regulatory regime, including trade policy, trade remedies, customs, export controls, economic sanctions, anti-boycott and anti-corruption laws (FCPA). He also advises clients on opportunities and risks presented by international obligations under bilateral, regional, and multilateral trade and investment agreements, including the World Trade Organization (WTO).  Matt has represented clients across multiple industries in antidumping (AD), countervailing duty (CVD), and safeguard litigation, and with respect to the business implications of day-to-day trade and customs regulation. Relying on his knowledge of WTO agreements, he counsels clients on whether actions taken by member governments comply with WTO Agreements, on implementation procedures under U.S. law, and on methods for resolving trade disputes, including through formal dispute settlement.  Matt has represented clients before multiple U.S. agencies and U.S. courts, including in proceedings before the U.S. Department of Commerce, Customs and Border Protection, International Trade Commission, and U.S. Trade Representative and in appeals before the Court of International Trade and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He is also an adjunct law professor at the American University’s Washington College of Law.

Bill Kitay is a Member of Pallett Valo’s Business Law Practice and the Cross Border Services Practice.

Bill specializes in providing legal counsel on cross-border business issues, representing both Canadian entities that would like to expand into the United States and U.S. entities that would like to invest in Canada. He is the cross-border legal specialist for businesses in the GTA.

Bill is one of the few lawyers in the Province of Ontario who is called to the bar in the U.S. (in New York, Connecticut and DC) and in Ontario.

Bill was responsible for the negotiation and finalization of a Memorandum of Agreement detailing the Strategic Partnership between AmCham Canada and the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration.  This was the first time that this governmental agency entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with any Canadian enterprise.

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