United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement: Preparing for the New NAFTA
USMCA vs. NAFTA, Key Provisions and Enforcement
This Program Has Been Cancelled
A live 90-minute CLE webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide guidance on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The panel will examine key provisions and will discuss steps that companies should take in preparation for the USMCA. The panel will also review the steps for ratification and potential challenges to ratification in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
- Overview of the USMCA
- USMCA and NAFTA: differences and similarities
- Key provisions
- Steps to ratification and potential hurdles
- Steps that companies and counsel should take
The panel will review these and other priority issues:
- What are the significant differences between NAFTA and the USMCA?
- How does the USMCA address e-commerce and digital trade?
- What are the steps for ratification? Are there significant ratification challenges in the U.S., Canada or Mexico?
James L. Sawyer
Drinker Biddle & Reath
Mr. Sawyer counsels clients in all areas of U.S. import laws and regulations, including tariff classification,... | Read More
Mr. Sawyer counsels clients in all areas of U.S. import laws and regulations, including tariff classification, valuation, origin determination and marking, Free Trade Agreements, and duty preference programs. He chairs the firm’s Customs and International Trade Team and is the Regional Partner in Charge of the firm's Chicago office. He represents clients in enforcement proceedings and investigations, Focused Assessment audits, and other verification proceedings conducted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). He frequently assists clients craft responses to formal CBP Requests for Information and Notices of Action.Close
Drinker Biddle & Reath
Mr. Guzman assists clients in all aspects of international trade laws and regulations. He has experience helping... | Read More
Mr. Guzman assists clients in all aspects of international trade laws and regulations. He has experience helping clients with a variety of import issues, including import tariff classification, valuation, country of origin determination and marking issues, and eligibility determinations under various free trade agreements and duty preference programs. He assists clients with establishing import operations and conducts compliance reviews of existing customs practices, including the enhancement of customs procedures and training company personnel on import-related topics.Close