US-China Relations After 100 Days
29 June 2021
Benjamin Kostrzewa, Registered Legal Consultant, Hogan Lovells
US-China Relations After 100 Days: How it Started, How it’s Going, and How it Affects Your Company
With President Biden settling into his Presidency, many had hoped that US-China relations would prove to be less volatile. Is there relief in sight? How will the two countries’ policies affect the global business environment? International trade lawyer and former USG official Ben Kostrzewa will use political cartoons and other imagery to examine the following:
• how Washington and Beijing characterise each other’s policies,
• the various legal and regulatory tools at both countries’ disposal,
• how these policies affect global businesses,
• and how to protect your company from regulatory risk.
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About the speaker
Benjamin Kostrzewa is a Registered Legal Consultant at the international law firm Hogan Lovells. Ben assists his clients on the full spectrum of trade issues, including cross-border export controls and sanctions investigations, Section 301, anti-dumping and countervailing duty matters, FTA negotiations, Section 232 and Section 301 exclusion applications, customs issues, Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States filings, and WTO and FTA disputes. He represents clients before the USTR; Departments of Commerce, State, and Treasury; International Trade Commission; WTO; and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Ben served as assistant general counsel at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), where he handled U.S.-China disputes and negotiations, World Trade Organization (WTO) disputes, and free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations. Currently working out of our Hong Kong and Washington, D.C. offices, Ben advises clients in the ever-changing area of international trade law with a focus on the Asia-Pacific region. His experience at the USTR and deep knowledge of the greater China market uniquely position him to assist global clients in navigating U.S. export controls, Section 301, U.S.-China trade disputes, U.S. sanctions policies, and other complex trade law challenges.
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