The New U.S.-China Tariffs and Trade Controls Compliance for Medical Device Companies
Please join us on November 28, 2018, for "The New U.S.-China Tariffs and Trade Controls Compliance for Medical Device Companies," the next installment of our monthly series of webinars directed to issues and developments in the law that affect the medical device industry. These free and informative presentations by Covington lawyers will be held once a month at 9 am PT/12 pm ET. Each webinar will be approximately one hour in length. CLE credit will be offered.
Following an investigation of Chinese intellectual property and technology transfer practices pursuant to Section 301 of the U.S. Trade Act of 1974, the U.S. government has imposed tariffs on nearly $250 billion of Chinese imports, including medical technology products and components. Medical device companies engaged in international business also must navigate a complex landscape of U.S. trade controls laws and regulations, including U.S. export controls, economic sanctions, and antiboycott measures. This panel will discuss how recent U.S. trade actions against China impact medical device companies and possible strategies to mitigate the impact of the tariffs. The panel will also describe U.S. trade controls laws and the compliance obligations that they impose on medical device companies.