[Monthly Update] The Latest in Administration and Congressional Trade Actions
During his short time in office President Trump has withdrawn the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, initiated the process of renegotiating NAFTA, taken steps toward possible trade restrictions, and signaled a tougher approach to trade enforcement. Congress continues to debate a tax reform plan that could increase taxes on imports while exempting exports.
This 30 minute update will be given monthly and offers the latest information on these and other developments that could affect your business.
- presidential executive orders and directives on trade: steel and aluminum imports, increased bonding requirements, trade deficits, FTA and preference program reviews
- launch of NAFTA renegotiation and deadlines
- GSP decisions on the horizon
- border adjustment tax
- CBP trade enforcement actions; e.g., antidumping/countervailing duties and forced labor
Nicole Bivens Collinson leads the International Trade and Government relations practice of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., and serves as managing principal of the Washington, D.C., office. She is also a member of the Firm's Operating Committee. Ms. Collinson has over 25 years of experience in government, public affairs and lobbying. She has drafted and guided the successful implementation of several pieces of key international trade legislation positively affecting the bottom line of many U.S. companies.