United States Trade Actions and Initiatives

  • DateApril 16, 2019
  • Time1:00 PM EDT
  • Duration1 hour
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About this Webinar

Our Regulatory expert will talk about important U.S. trade initiatives and CBP plans for 2019 and ensuing years. Get the latest update on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (“USMCA”), including its potential impact to trade, changes from NAFTA, and the prospects for ratification. This webinar will also address other U.S. free trade agreements and trade remedies in force now, proposed, or under investigation. Is your business and supply chain agile and ready for more changes?

Subjects covered in this update:

  • USMCA status and overview
  • U.S. free trade agreements
  • U.S. trade remedies
  • CBP deployment and forward vision
  • CTPAT minimum-security requirement changes
  • ACE Single Window Initiative

Who Should Attend?

Compliance professionals and importers from the United States, and non-resident importers and exporters from Canada and Mexico with an interest in current U.S. trade initiatives, should attend this webinar.

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Our experts

Philip J. Sutter: Director, U.S. Regulatory Affairs

Philip J. Sutter is the Livingston International Director of U.S. Regulatory Affairs, with responsibility for monitoring, researching, and interpreting the progress, potential impact, and dissemination of strategic and regulatory trade matters. His team acts as a valuable advisory resource on compliance matters for Livingston operations and its customers. His team is also responsible for liaisons with U.S. Customs and Border Protection and various governmental agencies and conducting various internal operational assessments and audits.

Phil specializes in advising internal and external parties on the NAFTA, USMCA, Section 232, Section 301, and other U.S. and international trade programs. His expertise covers the avoidance and recovery of duty, the mitigation of compliance exposure and risk, including analysis of classification, special trade programs, country of origin, and valuation.

Phil is a licensed U.S. Customs Broker and Certified Customs Specialist, and a graduate of Davenport University (BA, Accounting) and Walsh College (MSF, Finance). He is a member of American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI) and participates on their Customs Policy and Trade Policy Committees as well as the Industry Leadership Council.

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