Butzel Long Shareholder Les Glick to Present Trade Seminar on Section 301 and Section 232 to Illinois SBDC International Trade Center at Bradley University


Les Glick, co-chair of the Butzel Long International Trade and Customs Specialty Team will be presenting an hour long seminar to the Bradley University , Illinois SBDC International Trade Center, Turner Center for Entrepreneurship on Thursday May 6, 2021. Les was invited to focus on section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 and Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 areas where high tariffs have been imposed on many US importers since 2018.

A description of the program, which is free to attend is set out below;

Learn How to Navigate the Section 301 And Section 232 Tariff Process.

The Illinois SBDC International Trade Center at Bradley University is excited to announce a training event on Understanding the Section 301 and section 232 tariff process.

Importers and Exporters may have some familiarity with Section 301 because of products made in China being subject to high duties during the last administration. However, Section 301 has a long history and has been used as an effective trade tool for years by domestic industries but has sometimes been criticized as too broad by importers and consumers. Section 301 currently is used to address intellectual property issues along with market access to US companies and can be used for a wide range of products. There have been some exclusions from the recent duties on China but this process has ended. Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum have also affected many companies. The exclusion process on these items is still open and partially retroactive. What changes can we expect in the new administration? We would like to invite you to our Section 301 webinar with speaker Mr. Leslie Alan Glick, Attorney and co-chair of the International Trade and Customs Specialty Team at Butzel Long's Washington DC office. Mr. Glick is an expert in international trade and customs law.

Our Speaker:
Leslie Alan Glick is a Shareholder practicing in Butzel Long’s Washington D.C. office and is co-chair of the International Trade and Customs Specialty Team. Les has extensive experience in the areas of international trade and customs law. He has handled major international trade cases before the U.S. International Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and the Court of International Trade, including numerous antidumping and countervailing duty cases, and unfair trade practice investigations under section 232(national security) and 337(intellectual property) of the trade laws. In addition, read more…

Who should attend:

  • Companies who are importing/exporting
  • Custom Brokers /Freight Forwarders
  • Trade Community
  • Transportation
  • Economic Development Councils

Advantages of attending the event:

  • Understanding the impact of Section 301 and Section 232 tariffs
  • Changes in trade policy in the first 100 days of the current administration
  • Preparing for your exporting/importing future in view of uncertain trade policies

Please join us in how you can prepare for your exporting future!

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