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

October 27, 2016
1:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Please join Husch Blackwell and MIQ Logistics for an afternoon seminar focused on issues in U.S. international trade policy and procedures. This seminar will offer practical knowledge and insight into legislation and related developments affecting the import and export of goods for U.S. companies.


Date and Time
Thursday, October 27, 2016
1:30 p.m. – Registration
2:00 - 5:00 p.m. – Seminar
5:00 p.m. – Networking reception

Husch Blackwell
555 East Wells Street
Suite 1900
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Paul Fitzpatrick, Managing Director, Global Trade Management, MIQ Logistics
Robert Stang, Partner, International Trade & Supply Chain Practice, Husch Blackwell
Jennifer Jin, Attorney, International Trade & Supply Chain Practice, Husch Blackwell
Michael Holton, Attorney, International Trade & Supply Chain Practice, Husch Blackwell

Who 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 Credit
This program is pending approval for Wisconsin continuing legal education credit.

Contact Ashley Connell at 414.978.5351.

  • Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB)
    • How MTB opens the door for cost savings
    • What will be covered
    • How to apply for MTB duty-free or reduced-duty status
  • Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
    • How TPP would affect sourcing and provide cost savings
    • Likelihood of implementation, timing and next steps
    • Examples of how to qualify for TPP duty-free status
    • Expected customs enforcement
  • 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


Robert D. Stang