The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is expected to be signed today by the U.S., Canada and Mexico. AASA members can learn more about the agreement at an informational briefing hosted by MEMA and OESA on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at Laurel Manor in Livonia, Mich.
Subject matter experts from MEMA, Arent Fox and EY who have been involved in USMCA negotiations and review meetings will present timely and important information of direct interest to AASA members.
Ann Wilson, MEMA senior vice president of government affairs, will review the status and how the agreement got to where it is. Wilson will then be joined by David R. Hamill, partner, international trade group, Arent Fox, to answer supplier questions with regards to the USMCA.
Armando F. Beteta, executive director, and Javier Quijano, senior manager, EY Global Trade, will discuss approaches for suppliers to prepare for the USMCA once it is enacted.
Following the formal event, there will be an in-depth bonus session focusing on details of the agreement of interest to trade specialists.
AASA member executives who will be impacted by the USMCA are encouraged to attend this event. Supplier trade specialists who have a responsibility to understand trade agreements should also plan to attend this session.