Sep
7
12:00pm12:00pm

NAFTA RENEGOTIATION: CHALLENGES, OPPORTUNITIES AND RISKS LIVE WEBCAST

Affter U.S. President Trump's formal announcement of his plan to renegotiate NAFTA last May 18, 2017, trade professionals and practitioners are now in hot debate about the objectives, key pointers and potential challenges of the said uptake. The mandatory 90-day period which has started on the day of the announcement and will conclude on August 16th, will be critical for everyone as renegotiation points and other public comments are expected to be discussed.

Moreover, since the official renegotiation is yet to be started and preparations are still on, U.S., Mexican and Canadian companies doing international businesses must closely monitor the latest updates to be kept informed.

Join a panel of key thought leaders and trade professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group as they bring the audience to a road beyond the basics of NAFTA renegotiation and as they delve into the depth-analysis of the latest updates involving this significant issue. Speakers will also provide the audience, particularly international companies, with practical strategies and tips on how to cope with possible changes that may be brought by the upcoming renegotiation.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

  • North America Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”) – Legal Framework
  • Trump's Initial Steps
  • Renegotiation Points
  • Anticipated Opportunities
  • Potential Challenges
  • Strategies and Tips for U.S., Mexican and Canadian Companies

For further information on this webinar, please click here.

 

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Oct
19
3:00pm 3:00pm

ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES: MANAGING RISK AND ENSURING COMPLIANCE LIVE WEBCAST

Antidumping and countervailing duties (AD/CVD) are unpredictable and require years for the assessment of final duties. As a result, importers are confronted with complex and increasing level of risk which, if not properly addressed, will result to significant duty and penalty payments that could negatively impact the importation activity.

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will help companies and their counsel understand the risk associated with importing goods subject to AD/CVD duties. They will provide an in-depth discussion of the recent updates on the laws on US AD/CVD as well as courts' treatment to AD/CVD cases. Speakers will also offer best practices for import compliance.

Key topics include:

  • AD/CVD Basics
  • Regulatory and Legislative Updates
  • Heightened Collection and Enforcement Activities
  • Common Risks and Pitfalls
  • Managing Compliance

For more information on this live webcast, please click here.

 

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Mar
16
12:00pm12:00pm

Trade Policy Under Trump Administration: Is It Time to Revisit NAFTA? LIVE Webcast

Maria Celis, Partner, Neville Peterson LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Trade Policy Under Trump Administration: Is It Time to Revisit NAFTA? LIVE Webcast

The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Maria Celis, Partner, Neville Peterson LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Trade Policy Under Trump Administration: Is It Time to Revisit NAFTA? LIVE Webcast.” 

Key topics include:

  • Overview of NAFTA
  • The Role of Congress
  • Withdrawal, Amendment, or No Change?
  • Impacts of Full Withdrawal to NAFTA
  • Other International Trade Issues to Monitor
  • Preparing for a Contingency Plan

For further details, please visit:

https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/legal/international-trade-law/trade-policy-under-trump-administration-is-it-time-to-revisit-nafta-live-webcast

Please click here for a complimentary pass, courtesy of Neville Peterson LLP.  

(Note that a limited number of free passes are available on a first come first serve basis.)

 

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Mar
4
10:00am10:00am

Lawlapalooza

Maria Celis to speak at Lawlapalooza.

Presented by the Columbia Pre-Law Society, Lawlapalooza is a conference that aims to help students answer whether a law career is right for them and allows them to explore the diverse fields within law. By bringing together several professionals in these fields and encouraging their interaction with students, we try to answer questions ranging from the broad "What do lawyers do?" and "What can I do with a law degree?" to more in-depth topics such as "What barriers remain in the realm of equal rights?” The goal is to make the conference welcoming both to those who are certain they want to pursue a career in law and to those who are just starting to consider it.

Please click here to rsvp.

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Dec
5
12:00pm12:00pm

The Revised Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) Under the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016: Revitalizing U.S. Companies LIVE Webcast

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders assembled by The Knowledge Group will help the audience understand all the important issues and legal insights of the Revised Miscellaneous Tariff Bill under the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016. Speaker John Peterson will provide an in-depth analysis of the recent developments, its implications and most of the critical issues surrounding this significant topic.

Key topics include:

  • The Revised Miscellaneous Tariff Bill ("MTB") Process
  • American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016
  • Tariff Duties on Imported Products
  • Risks and Legal Challenges
  • Recent Developments
  • Implications of the Reformed MTB Process

Please click here for a complimentary pass, courtesy of Neville Peterson LLP.

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Nov
9
3:00pm 3:00pm

International Strategic Trade Compliance: Improving Your Firm’s Bottom Line LIVE Webcast

Join John Peterson as part of a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group in a two hour webinar. This LIVE webcast will provide the audience with an overview of the latest trends, critical issues, and best practices with respect to International Strategic Trade Compliance. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing effective trade strategies while ensuring compliance with applicable laws.

Key issues that will be covered in this course are:

  • International Trade Compliance
  • Recent Compliance Issues and Challenges
  • Trends and Competition Implications
  • Export Control Management
  • Best Compliance Practices

Click here for a complimentary pass, courtesy of Neville Peterson LLP.

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Aug
29
3:00pm 3:00pm

The CBP's Amended Anti-Counterfeiting Rules: What it Means for Your Firm LIVE Webcast

John M. Peterson will be speaking in a live webinar hosted by The Knowledge Group.  This two-hour webinar will offer a discussion of the fundamentals as well as updates regarding the significant issues surrounding the CBP's Amended Anti-Counterfeiting Rules. Key issues that will be covered in this course are:

  • Understanding CBP's Final Rule on Anti-Counterfeiting
  • Trade Secrets Act – An Overview
  • Impact to Brand Owners and Importers
  • Protecting Your Business Information Under the New Rule
  • Recent Trends and Developments

Please click here for a complimentary pass, courtesy of Neville Peterson LLP.  

(Note that a limited number of free passes are available on a first come first serve basis.)

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Jun
8
12:00pm12:00pm

Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Significant Perspectives LIVE Webcast

Please join Maria Celis as part of a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group in this LIVE two-hour WEBCAST scheduled for Wednesday, June 8 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm EST. Discussions will include the latest issues and significant insights on strengthening your understanding of Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Key issues that will be covered in this course are:

  • Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement - An Overview
  • Significant Issues Affecting the Global Trade Landscape
  • Possible Implications and Risks
  • Potential Challenges and Ramifications
  • Recent Regulatory Updates

Please click here for a complimentary pass, courtesy of Neville Peterson LLP.  

(Note that a limited number of free passes are available on a first come first serve basis.)

 

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May
12
5:00pm 5:00pm

Evening Reception: Welcome AMCHAS in Europe

Evening Reception: “Welcome AMCHAMs in Europe”: 5 – 8 p.m. (note earlier start time)
Join us following the Symposium at Windows on Minnesota in downtown Minneapolis for a special reception to welcome 20 leaders from American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) offices in Europe. This reception provides an exceptional opportunity to network with diverse experts representing a broad spectrum of countries across the European region. Come and mingle, too, with Minnesota's community of European chambers of commerce and European honorary consuls, hosts of this event, in partnership with the Minnesota Trade Office.

 

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May
12
9:00am 9:00am

Doing Business in Europe Symposium

Neville Peterson LLP is proud to sponsor at this year's Doing Business in Europe Symposium and Evening Reception on Thursday, May 12th.  The day's events (to be held at the Millenium Hotel in downtown Minneapolis) is designed for Minnesota businesses interested in exporting to Europe or growing their business in Europe.

Click here for more Event Details

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Apr
1
12:00pm12:00pm

U.S. Antidumping and Countervailing Duty (AD/CVD) Laws: Updates for 2016 & Beyond LIVE Webcast

In this two-hour LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders will help companies involved with trade remedy proceedings to better understand the important aspects of this significant topic. They will provide an in-depth discussion of the modified AD/CVD Laws and other updates. Speakers will also offer best compliance practices to avoid common risk and pitfall issues.

Key topics include:

  • Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015: A Legal Primer
  • The AD and CVD Changes
  • Impacts to the International Trading Industry
  • Regulatory/Legislative Forecasts
  • Common Risks and Pitfalls
  • Best Compliance Practices

 

For additional information and to register, please click here.

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Feb
17
to Feb 18

Cargo Logistics Canada Expo & Conference

The 3rd Annual Cargo Logistics and Canada Expo Conference will be held in Montreal, QC at the Palais de Congres on February 17 and 18, 2016.  

 

Thursday, February 18 | 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Early Bird $35 | Regular $45

T05 – NAFTA AT 22: CURRENT ISSUES & DIFFERENT APPROACHES

Johh M. Peterson - Moderator, NAFTA Seminar

This panel will discuss the main differences between the ‘Canadian’ and ‘US’ approaches to NAFTA, including:

  • Differences in NAFTA verification procedures and customs audits
  • Differences in court and agency approaches to NAFTA
  • Differences in proof of NAFTA claims — would US authorities follow the ‘DeRonde Tire Supply’ approach?
  • Post-export entry requirements in duty deferral situations — a trap for the unwary
  • NAFTA drawback rules — why does the U.S. keep putting its exporters at a disadvantage?
  • The effect of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on NAFTA
  • Best practices in documenting and proving NAFTA claims; passing the baton to the next generation

 

Thursday, February 18 | 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Early Bird $35 | Regular $45

Maria E. Celis - Speaker

T06 – WOMEN IN SUPPLY CHAIN: THE JOURNEY

Each story has a journey. The Women in Supply Chain (WISC) initiative builds on the success of amazing women in the sector and continues to refine a path of discovery. The WISC journey began with a simple question: what do we know about the supply chain/logistics sector in the context of attracting, developing and retaining female talent? WISC is one element of a broad human resources strategy aimed at ensuring that supply chain/logistics can become a profession of choice. Please join us as we share stories along this journey.

 

HAPPY HOUR

Thursday, February 18 | 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm | Trade Show Floor
FREE (with a trade show badge)

Join us for a final networking event on the show floor on Day 2 of the conference. This networking event is open to all delegates, VIPs, and speakers.

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Dec
2
1:30pm 1:30pm

Cargo Logistics America Conference - December 2

Attorneys from Neville Peterson LLP will be attending and speaking at the Cargo Logistics America conference in San Diego, CA:

Wednesday, December 2 | 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Early Bird $30 | Regular $35

W13 – Experts debate TPP vs. NAFTA

Twenty + years after its implementation, has the North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) provided the benefits that businesses and the trading public from the member countries have sought? From an industry and legal perspective, this panel will discuss whether the NAFTA goals have been achieved and what downfalls have resulted. Moreover, the panel will review what NAFTA achievements may be translated to future multilateral agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Register here before October 22 for special pricing.

 

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Nov
17
8:30am 8:30am

Duty Drawback Forum with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Industry Experts - November 17, 2015

John M. Peterson will be speaking at the upcoming Duty Drawback Forum with US Customs & Border Protection and Industry Experts presented by the Foreign Trade Association in Long Beach, CA.

Come join us for this exclusive one-day comprehensive program.  Expert panelists will examine and discuss the present and future of duty drawback.  Whether you are a drawback claimant, service provider, a company considering a drawback program or you want to take your existing drawback program to the next level, this is one informative program that you will not want to miss! Other international trade professionals who desire to stay abreast of the latest developments in duty drawback will also find this forum of benefit.

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Apr
30
12:00pm12:00pm

Economic Sanctions Webinar - April 30

Economic Sanctions Webinar

April 30, 2015 at 12 pm

Join John Peterson of Neville Peterson LLP as he discusses the current regulatory trend and enforcement of economic sanctions imposed by the United States. The panel will discuss the benefits and drawbacks, compliance and litigation risks, and solutions for companies in the US and overseas facing the myriad financial, logistical, and political consequences of economic sanctions.

REGISTER NOW!
 

Please note, complimentary passes are available for the first 30 registrants. Once all of the passes are used, attendees can register for the deeply discounted rate of $25 each courtesy of Neville Peterson LLP.

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