US Chapter Luncheon "International Trade & Sanctions 90 Days into the Trump Administration"


Monday, April 24, 2017 (11:30am - 1:30pm US/Central)
Four Seasons Hotel, Austin Room
1300 Lamar St. [map]
Houston, TX 77002

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Michelle Schulz, Partner, Gardere

Recently the US Trade Representative released its 2017 Trade Policy Agenda and 2016 Annual Report. Among other top priorities, the Trump Administrationís new trade policy emphasizes the strict enforcement of US trade laws, the use of leverage to encourage other countries to open their markets to US exports, and the re-negotiation of trade deals. In addition, the policy emphasizes that World Trade Organization dispute settlement reports are not binding or self-executing, and that WTO rulings do not automatically lead to a change in US law or practice. In this session we will discuss how recent shifts in trade policy will impact the petroleum industry and international trade as a whole. We will use case studies to illustrate the practical effect of these changes for global companies.

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Travel Information:
Parking Details: Valet parking is available at the hotel for $15 per car. Additional self-parking is available at the public garage on Lamar between Caroline and San Jacinto. There are also several surface lots available near the hotel.