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Meritas Capability Webinar - Renegotiating NAFTA, What's on the Table


Meeting Description:
The US, Mexico and Canada will engage in substantial negotiation to shape the terms in which the NAFTA region, (one of the most competitive regions in the world) will compete not only among themselves but with the rest of the world.

Three experts from Mexico, Canada and the United States will share their insights, current viewpoints, and negotiating positions of their respective countries, as well as the potential outcomes of one of the toughest commercial negotiations the members of NAFTA have ever faced. The results of these negotiations will most likely lay the foundation for the role this region will play in the near future.
Details
Date: Wed, Sep 6, 2017
Time: 01:00 PM CDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Krystle Dahl
 Presenter Information
Hugo Cuesta LeaƱo
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Hugo Cuesta joined Cuesta Campos in 1986 and since 2008 has been the Managing Partner. He has focused his practice in international business transactions. His extensive corporate background comprises foreign investment, M&A, banking & finance and corporate law.

Didier Culat
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Didier Culat has acted in financings and commercial transactions with international or cross-border implications and in securities law. He has particular experience in cross-border transactions and the implementation of wholesale and retail financing programs for financial institutions.

Brian Walsh
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Brian Walsh is a partner in the Chicago office of Barnes, Richardson & Colburn, LLC, a Meritas member firm which limits its practice to the areas of U.S. Customs, Export Control and International Trade Law. Since the implementation of the NAFTA, Mr. Walsh has been actively involved in advising companies on NAFTA compliance, including whether goods traded within the NAFTA region qualify for preferential treatment under the NAFTA rules of origin, representing companies in NAFTA origin verifications, audits and investigations and filing numerous prior disclosures to protect companies from the potential assessment of penalties in cases in which preferential treatment was mistakenly or incorrectly claimed.