Perspectives on Canada-US Cross Border Business Affairs
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For more than two decades, a broad range of cross-border financial transactions between the United States, Canada, and Mexico were ruled by the 1994 NAFTA.
In the last hour of the last day of last month, with 30 minutes to spare, US Trade Representative Lighthizer met the US self-imposed deadline and formally sent to Congress the agreed-upon text of a US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA.
Following the Presidential Proclamations issued April 30, 2018 regarding the imposition of double-digit tariffs on certain steel and aluminum imports (Section 232 tariffs), US Customs and Border Protection published further guidance detailing the implementation of the Section 232 tariffs.
Canadian business leaders greeted the President’s announcement that the exemptions for Canada (and Mexico) from the double-digit “Section 232 tariffs” on certain steel and aluminum imports will be extended an additional month, or May 31, 2018.
The NAFTA Renegotiations and the Automotive Rules of Origin: Upcoming Round in Mexico City Ready for February 25th Start
The NAFTA renegotiations entered a critical stage in January, with all eyes now turned to the next round scheduled for February 25, 2018 in Mexico City.
The US Administration and the NAFTA Automotive Rules: Now Is Not the Time for the Automotive Industry to Take Its Foot off the Gas
On Friday, September 22, US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross released two important statements in regard to the US Administration’s objective in the NAFTA talks, especially for the automotive sector.
In advance of the NAFTA renegotiations Round 3 in Ottawa, Canada, September 23-27, a number of events are taking place.
Arent Fox has learned that the Office of the US Trade Representative announced it will hold a public hearing on June 27 to discuss next steps for NAFTA renegotiations. This will follow a public comment period that will end on June 12.
This morning, in a letter dated May 18, 2017, the United States Trade Representative sent to Congress the long awaited formal notice that the Administration intends to enter into re-negotiations with Mexico and Canada. This signifies that the NAFTA renegotiations have been formally launched.
For the second consecutive year, International Trade partner David Hamill and Canada-US.Cross Border Business Affairs director Birgit Matthiesen contributed their insights to Lead, Reach and Connect, the must-read magazine for the Automotive Parts Manufactures Association.
Travels in Canada: What do Frozen Warm Water Shrimp, Steel, Tissue Paper, and Wood Floors Have in Common?
On April 26, 2016, United States Steel Corporation filed a massive trade case accusing Chinese steel producers and their distributors of conspiring to fix prices, steal trade secrets and use false labeling to avoid trade duties.
Autonomous driving, hybrids, and electric vehicles are now squarely part of our generation’s lexicon.
International trade events continue to occur at break neck speed. The Toronto International Auto Show takes place later this week, on the heels of the signing of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) in New Zealand.
Detroit business leaders understand the value of product innovation and market expansion. For many of these executives, the official release of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement in November signaled a new opportunity of export growth in a region quickly becoming a consumer powerhouse.
The TPP will undoubtedly increase the volume of food choices within the twelve nation pact. Congress is well aware of this anticipated increase in competition and will work to ensure that US border agencies have the resources to enforce regulations to guard against unsafe and counterfeit products.
Readers of these posts know that we have been closely following developments of US “Buy America” requirements as they are applied to US construction projects ranging from wastewater management, flood control, urban light rail systems, and highway building.
As many of you are wrapping up operations today, I wanted to bring together some of my thoughts on TPP as 2015 comes to a close.
Arent Fox is pleased to announce the addition of International Trade attorney Teresa Polino as a partner in its DC office.