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Next Community Chat to Feature Trade Expert Lewis Leibowitz

Written by Michael Cowden

SMU’s next Community Chat webinar will feature veteran trade attorney Lewis Leibowitz. We’ll talk Section 232, the tariff-rate quota (TRQ) with the EU, and the changing global trade landscape.

Leibowitz LewisThe free webinar begins at 11 a.m. ET (10 a.m. CT) on Wednesday, Nov 17. You can register by clicking here.

Why should you listen? The TRQ goes into effect Jan. 1, 2022 – just around the corner – and replaces the blanket 25% tariffs that had been imposed by the Trump administration.

Will the agreement with the EU serve as a template for future pacts with other U.S. allies such as the UK, Japan and South Korea? Does it herald a new period of managed trade in which U.S. adversaries – Russia and China, for example – are increasingly excluded from certain domestic markets?

And what does all of this mean for your business, especially if you’re a smaller trader? If you’re buying steel from the EU, for example, how do you comply with the “melted and poured” language in the TRQ?

Lewis will be our guide as we explore the opportunities and challenges of this new trade environment.

Michael Cowden

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