Butzel Long attorney Les Glick Spoke at ABA Program on Steel and Aluminum Tarriffs

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Washington shareholder Les Glick, co-chair of the firm’s International Trade and Customs Law Team was a panelist on March 28th at a program sponsored by the American Bar Association International Law Section in Washington DC entitled “SteeL/Aluminum Tariffs-Key Compliance and Other Considerations for Companies and their Lawyers”. Les who is also co-chair of the ABA Customs Law committee covered Customs aspects of the new tariffs, including how importers can preserve their rights to potential refunds. Other presenters on the panel included Matt Borman, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration, one of the administrators of the new tariff and the exemption process.

The full program is listed below:

Steel / Aluminum Tariffs - Key Compliance and Other Considerations for Companies and their Lawyers

A non-CLE program presented by the ABA Section of International Law

Sponsored by the ABA Section of International Law International Trade Committee
Co-sponsored by the ABA Section of International Law Customs Law Committee, Europe Committee, Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Committee, and the D.C. Bar International Law Community

Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET

1717 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20006-4623

The steel and aluminum tariffs were announced on March 8, 2018. This program will discuss:

  • The latest news about how the steel and aluminum tariffs apply;
  • The enforcement methods Customs and Border Protection is likely to implement;
  • The grounds for any exclusions being granted to U.S. trading partners;
  • The means by which companies may seek exclusion for given products; and
  • What might happen if/when a complaint is filed at the World Trade Organization.

Moderators

  • Susan Kohn Ross, MSK, ABA /SIL International Trade Committee
  • David Spooner, Co-Chair, International Trade Practice Group, Barnes & Thornburg, LLP

Speakers:

  • Laura M. Baughman, President, The Trade Partnership and Trade Partnership Worldwide, LLC
  • James Mendenhall, former USTR General Counsel
  • Leslie A. Glick, Butzel Long, ABA / SIL Customs Committee Co-Chair
  • Matt Borman, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration

Team Contacts

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