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International Trade Seminars

International Trade & Supply Chain Cost Savings:
What’s Here, What’s Not and What’s on the Horizon

Please join Husch Blackwell and MIQ Logistics for upcoming seminars focused on issues in U.S. international trade policy. This seminars will offer practical knowledge and insight into free trade agreements and legislation affecting the import and export of goods for U.S. companies, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Generalized System of Preferences and the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill.


  • The Trans-Pacific Partnership:
    • How TPP will affect sourcing and provide costs savings
    • Next steps on the road to implementation
    • When we might see benefits
    • Examples of how to qualify for TPP duty-free status
    • Expected Customs enforcement
    • How to ensure compliance
  • Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015:
    • Amendments to duty-free provisions for U.S. goods returned (Heading 9801)
    • Modifications to duty-free provisions for articles returned after being improved in condition abroad (Heading 9802)
    • Changes to the drawback statute
    • Changes to Customs bond requirements
    • New enforcement provisions specific to intellectual property rights, as well as anti-dumping and countervailing duty evasion allegations
  • The Miscellaneous Tariff Bill:  Will it ever return?  And if so –
    • What is expected to be covered
    • How to apply for MTB duty-free status

Agenda and Details

1:30 p.m. – Registration
2:00 – 5:00 p.m. – Seminar
5:00 p.m. – Networking reception

St. Louis, MO

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

@4240 Building
Havana Meeting Room
4240 Duncan Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110

Austin, TX

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Husch Blackwell
111 Congress Avenue
8th Floor conference room
Austin, TX 78701


Paul Fitzpatrick, Managing Director, Global Trade Management, MIQ Logistics

Robert Stang, Partner, International Trade & Supply Chain Practice, Husch Blackwell

NEILogoWho Should Attend
: Business owners, supply chain professionals, compliance personnel, in-house counsel and others responsible for planning and managing the import and export of goods.

Continuing Education Credits
: This program has been approved for three Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) / Certified Export Specialist (CES) continuing education credits.

This event is complimentary. We encourage you to forward this invitation to interested colleagues.