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Free Trade Agreements

Trade and Manufacturing Alert - November 2017

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KORUS Renegotiation Update - As we have reported previously, United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer formally notified Korea in July that the U.S. requested a special Joint Committee meeting under the...more

NAFTA Renegotiation Status Update: Fourth Round Of Talks Conclude In Ottawa, With Little Progress, Fifth Round Begins In Mexico...

by King & Spalding on

The fourth round of talks regarding renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) were held in Arlington, Virginia, during October 11-17, 2017. According to a Trilateral Statement on the Conclusion of the...more

KORUS Renegotiation Update

by King & Spalding on

As we have reported previously, United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer formally notified Korea in July that the U.S. requested a special Joint Committee meeting under the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement...more

NAFTA Watch Newsletter Vol. 9 - NAFTA Renegotiation Part 3: A Pro-American Agenda or a “Troubling” Approach?

by Benesch on

This publication is our ninth installment in a series designed to provide our clients in the manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and related industries with monthly updates on any action taken by the Trump...more

3 Key Takeaways: Doing Business in Mexico – NAFTA Renegotiations

Kilpatrick Townsend partner Marc Lieberstein recently moderated a panel at the annual “Doing Business in Mexico” seminar which was offered by the Association of Corporate Counsel and Kilpatrick Townsend. Marc, joined by...more

NAFTA Talks Will Continue Into 2018

by Cozen O'Connor on

The time frame for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiation talks has been extended and will now continue into 2018. The fourth round of talks between the U.S., Canada and Mexico took place October 11-17....more

A closer look at round four of the NAFTA negotiations

by Dentons on

Round four of the NAFTA negotiations in Arlington, Virginia concluded on October 17, 2017. This round has been marked by significantly more tension now that the United States has formally released demands and tabled proposed...more

As “Significant Conceptual Gaps” Persist, NAFTA Talks Extended to 2018

by Baker Donelson on

On October 17, 2017, trade representatives from the United States, Canada, and Mexico wrapped up the fourth round of negotiations concerning the North American Free-Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in Washington D.C. The latest round...more

New Obstacles Emerge in NAFTA Negotiations

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

As the fourth round of NAFTA negotiations were completed in Washington on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, significant new obstacles to the trade talks are emerging. As a result, the fifth round of talks has been postponed until...more

Challenges for Establishing Businesses South of the Border

Mexico is already a large player in the world economy, and it’s economic might is growing. Many manufacturers in Europe and the U.S. already have or are considering operations there, especially original equipment...more

Trudeau Turns-on NAFTA Charm-Offensive with House Ways & Means Members

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

As trade ministers kicked-off the fourth round of negotiations to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement in Alexandria, Virginia on October 11, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau traveled to nearby Capitol Hill to...more

IP and healthcare in South East Asia: “Bigger than BRIC”. So why aren’t you filing your patent applications there?

by FPA Patent Attorneys on

The South East Asian healthcare market is emerging as one of great importance, expected to experience faster rates of healthcare spending growth over the next 5 years than the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) countries...more

Update: Third Round of NAFTA Negotiations Concludes - Compromise Possible?

by Snell & Wilmer on

The third round of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations among the United States, Canada, and Mexico concluded at the end of September. Similar to the position taken after the second round of...more

Canada Initiates Stakeholder Consultations on a New Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

by Dickinson Wright on

On September 30, 2017, Global Affairs Canada announced that it has commenced a consultation process regarding a new Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (“TPP-11”). The consultation process is part of a renewed effort to...more

A closer look at round three of the NAFTA negotiations

by Dentons on

Round three of the NAFTA negotiations concluded in Ottawa on September 27, 2017. Before this round, the hope was that meaningful progress would be made on some of the more contentious issues. While some modest progress on...more

NAFTA Renegotiation Status Update: Third Round Of Talks Conclude In Ottawa, Fourth Round Begins In Washington On October 11

by King & Spalding on

The third round of talks on “renegotiation and modernization” of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was held in Ottawa, Canada, from September 23-27, 2017. According to a Trilateral Statement on the Conclusion of...more

Suniva SolarWorld Section 201 Solar Panel Proceeding - UPDATE

On May 23, 2017, the U.S. International Trade Commission ("USITC") initiated a proceeding under section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974 to determine if imports of crystalline solar photovoltaic ("CSPV") cells and modules are...more

NAFTA Watch Newsletter Vol. 8 - NAFTA Renegotiation Part 2: Much Work Remains

by Benesch on

This publication is our eighth installment in a series designed to provide our clients in the manufacturing, transportation and logistics, and related industries with monthly updates on any action taken by the Trump...more

E-NAFTA: Canada and Mexico May Be Hot E-Commerce Markets After NAFTA Renegotiation

by Benesch on

North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”) renegotiations are presently under way with closed-door rounds of negotiation planned for most of 2017. Fortunately, the proposed “Border Adjustment Tax” is off the table and...more

The Government’s New-Found Commitment To A Brexit Transition Means The Stage Is Set For An EU-UK Agreement On Financial Services

by Hogan Lovells on

Whether or not you call that a Free Trade Agreement is academic. Theresa May said in Florence that we could do so much better than a Canada-style (FTA). She gave two reasons: we should be more ambitious than that; and...more

5 Things Reflected in the ITC’s Suniva Injury-Phase Vote and What Comes Next

by Stoel Rives LLP on

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) voted unanimously on September 22, 2017, for an affirmative determination of injury to U.S. producers of crystalline silicon photovoltaic (CSPV) products, such as solar cells,...more

EU-Canada Free Trade Agreement (CETA)

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA”), the much anticipated free trade agreement between the European Union and Canada went into effect on September 21st. CETA is a terrific opportunity for global companies...more

CETA Means New Business Opportunities, Starting This Week

by Bennett Jones LLP on

Good news for Canadian business amidst the uncertainty posed by the ongoing NAFTA renegotiations: the key elements of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, better known as the CETA, take effect this week,...more

KORUS Special Session to Be Held in October

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

A day after South Korean Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong met with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, the parties have set a special second session of the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) joint committee for...more

Update: Second Round of NAFTA Negotiations Concludes - Progress Made?

by Snell & Wilmer on

The second round of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations among the United States, Canada, and Mexico concluded earlier this month. While official statements from the countries indicated that all three...more

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