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CUSTOMS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE BAR ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING AND RECEPTION (Including Election of Officers and Directors)


Date:     April 21, 2016
                                  
Place:    U.S. Court of International Trade
              One Federal Plaza
              New York, NY  10278
                                    
Time:    5:00 - 6:30pm
 
Price:    $60 ($30 for government employees)
 
Please RSVP by April 14, 2016.

Payment can be made via Paypal at http://www.citba.org.  After payment has been made, please R.S.V.P. to info@thegateam.com.
 
Prior to the Annual Meeting, CITBA will sponsor a CLE seminar event.  The agenda and speaker materials can be found below:

AGENDA

 

2016 Customs and International Trade Seminar

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Sponsored by the Customs and International Trade Bar Association

Location: U.S. Court of International Trade, One Federal Plaza, New York, New York

 

OVERVIEW:

 

This afternoon seminar program will provide a review of (i) efforts to stream-line litigation before the Court including discussion of amended FRCP discovery rules, small claims, mediation and reducing or eliminating discovery by narrowing issues early in a case, and (ii) the recently enacted Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 including an overview of the Act, discussion about the new enforcement procedures for AD/CVD and the applicable standard of review.  Panelists will include practitioners, Government attorneys, and Judges of the Court. 

 

AGENDA:

 

2:30 pm – 3:30 pm   –      Stream-lining Litigation Before the Court  1.0 CLE

 

Through lively discussion, this Panel will explore various methods available to practitioners to stream-line litigation before the Court - considerations all practitioners should be aware of to advance their clients’ interests.                                                

 

                                                Participants:

                                               

                                                Judge Leo M. Gordon

Lawrence Friedman, Partner, Barnes Richardson

                                                Richard Belanger, Partner, Sidley Austin

Justin Miller, Senior Trial Counsel, Department of Justice

                                                                                               

3:30 pm – 3:50 pm –        Break

  

3:50 pm – 4:50 pm –        Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015  1.0 CLE

 

This panel will provide an overview of this expansive Act, discuss the new enforcement procedures for AD/CVD and explore the applicable standard of review.     

                               

                                                Participants:

 

Timothy Brightbill, Partner, Wiley Rein

Emily Simon, Attorney-Advisor, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

David Forgue, Partner, Barnes Richardson  

                                                Tara Hogan, Senior Trial Counsel, Department of Justice

 

5:00 pm — 6:30 pm         Reception and CITBA Annual Meeting

 

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