Trade Wars

Multi-Jurisdictional: 2021 Global Trade and Supply Chain Webinar Series

Our 18th annual global trade and supply chain webinar series titled “International Trade and Developments in a World of Recovery and Renewal” features the latest developments in international trade, including updates on wars trade, negotiations of trade agreements and major customs, export controls and the evolution of sanctions.

In addition to our usual topics on customs and export controls / sanctions, we also covered foreign investment review regimes around the world. This year’s webinars cover export controls and sanctions, an overview of customs and import developments in Latin America, the EU, the Middle East and Russia, and the management of emerging compliance risks.

Hot Topics in Sanctions (focus on US, Canada, UK, EU and Middle East) (May 25, 2021)

Future of the WTO, trade remedies and trade wars (April 27, 2021)

Developments in trade under the new Biden administration and Brexit (23 March 2021)

Commercial focus on China (February 23, 2021)

Supply Chain: Environmental and Human Rights Due Diligence (January 27, 2021)

Jon cowley

Jon cowley is a member of Baker McKenzie’s Hong Kong office. Jon’s practice focuses on customs and trade issues in Asia-Pacific, including controversy and audit support, indirect duty and tax planning, supply chain structuring, and advice on matters. of trade compliance. Jon returned to Baker McKenzie after spending five years as Deputy General Counsel for Customs and International Trade at a large consumer products company, where he advised the company on trade and customs matters at the global scale. Previously, he was a member of the Controversies and International Trade Planning department of Baker McKenzie in Hong Kong, where he assisted multinational companies with Chinese customs, export controls, encryption, indirect taxation and cross-border regulation. Earlier in his career, Jon served as a business advisor to consulting firms in Silicon Valley and Chicago.

Christine streatfeild

Christine streatfeild is a partner of the IPTech practice group. She has extensive experience in commercial, regulatory and litigation matters, most often representing clients in anti-dumping and countervailing duty cases, safeguard measures, duties imposed for national security purposes (Article 232 rights) and Section 337 intellectual property and trade secrets disputes. She appears before the United States International Trade Commission (ITC), the United States Department of Commerce (DOC), and federal courts. She also regularly advises companies regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on matters affecting mergers, acquisitions, licensing and compliance. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Ms. Streatfeild served as Acting Deputy Director of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) and Environment and Natural Resources Division of the Office of the United States Trade Representative. She was also an assistant professor at the Krieger School at Johns Hopkins University, where she taught global business, politics and competition.