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International Trade

April 06 2018
Diana Quaia President Trump announces tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports

USA - Arent Fox LLP

President Trump recently signed a memorandum that marks the start of a multi-faceted trade offensive against China. The memorandum is designed to respond to the administration's findings of misappropriation of US intellectual property and discriminatory technology licensing practices. In addition, the administration instructed the Treasury Department to propose restrictions on investment in the United States by Chinese-controlled entities and funds in certain industries or technologies.

Authors: Diana Quaia, David R Hamill, Matthew L Kana, David Salkeld
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Teresa Polino USTR publishes list of products subject to Section 301 tariffs

USA - Arent Fox LLP

Following President Trump's recent memorandum, the Office of the United States Trade Representative has published a proposed list of Chinese products that could be subject to 25% ad valorem tariff pursuant to Section 301 of the Trade Act 1974. As expected, the list of affected tariff numbers is heavily geared towards the technology sector, including the aerospace, information and communication technology, robotics and machinery industries.

Authors: Teresa Polino, Leah Scarpelli
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Recent updates

Lode Van Den Hende EU reaction to US national security measures

European Union - Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Authors: Lode Van Den Hende, Eric White
John Gurley Steel and aluminium Section 232 determinations: boardroom angst

USA - Arent Fox LLP

Authors: John Gurley, David R Hamill, Matthew Nolan, Nancy A Noonan

Upcoming event

ABA Section of International Law 2018 Annual Conference

April 17-21 – New York City

We look forward to welcoming you in New York for the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of International Law’s 2018 Annual Conference, to be held at the Grand Hyatt New York. The theme of the conference is “At the Crossroads: The Fusion of Private and Public International Law”. This multi-day event will provide a one-stop shop where you can get your Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credits, partake in exceptional networking opportunities with expert professionals and listen to keynote addresses from our outstanding luncheon speakers. The conference will kick off on Tuesday, April 17 with a day of skills programmes. Our reception venues include The Rainbow Room and Bryant Park Grill. The Annual Conference is a ‘must-attend’ meeting for lawyers with a practice or interest in international legal issues. The Annual Conference is a “must-attend” meeting for lawyers with a practice or interest in international legal issues.

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