Considerations for Cross-Border M&A: Canada, the UK & the U.S. – Trends in Antitrust & National Security Merger Review

A SmarTrade webinar presented by Thompson Hine LLP

The past year saw significant developments in the cross-border M&A review processes in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. National security reviews in Canada and the

Impact of the 2020 Election on U.S. Trade Policy: Trump Transformation to Biden Restoration?

Addressing a key 2016 campaign promise, President Trump transformed decades of U.S. trade policy by weaponizing tariffs, ramping up enforcement and focusing on bilateral trade in goods. Will President-elect Biden continue any of these policies or attempt to restore the multilateral

On July 1, 2020, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). This trilateral free trade agreement will affect many facets of the North American economy.

Please join us weekly for our four-part virtual roundtable series as we help you navigate the USMCA provisions affecting companies and understand the

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has announced that it will convene a virtual meeting  via teleconference and web conference on Thursday, May 21, 2020 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. to discuss the terms of a voluntary agreement with industry aimed at “maximizing the effectiveness of the distribution of critical medical resources nationwide to respond

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) has announced the launch of its “Strengthening American Competitiveness“ initiative aimed at supporting the Program on China and Transformational Exports (“China Program”).  This program focuses on enabling U.S. exports to obtain financing support comparable to such support for Chinese exports to enhance global leadership of exports from

Please join us for a webinar on Thursday, April 30 from noon to 1:15 p.m. ET discussing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on international trade. During the webinar we will discuss:

  • U.S. and foreign government restrictions on the export of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Impact on U.S. customs duties
    • Section 301 tariff product exclusions

Please join us Thursday, June 27 at 1 p.m. for a complimentary one-hour webinar on how your company can survive the U.S.-China trade war by navigating the U.S. government’s complex Section 301 tariff process, utilizing the Chinese government’s product exclusion request process and adjusting supply chain activities. During the program, we will:

  • Report from the

Please join us for SmarTrade 2019, a complimentary, informative and interactive workshop focusing on risks and opportunities in the regulation of global trade. The workshop format will provide a unique opportunity to discuss industry best practices and common compliance pitfalls with experts in the field and your peers.