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Co-Chair
Turenna Ramirez

Co-Chair
Guillermo
Sanchez Chao

International Trade and Customs Law Committee

The International Trade and Customs Law Committee is a committee of the International Commerce, Trade, Franchising and Product Law Section of the International Bar Association.

About the Committee

The International Trade and Customs Law Committee is a forum for international practitioners, corporate counsel, academics and government officials to convene, exchange ideas and promote discussion of issues across the spectrum of international trade and customs law.

The International Trade and Customs Law Committee also works closely with bar associations and other organisations across the world to organise events and to ensure that the committee and its members are on the leading edge of international trade and customs issues.

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Customs law conversations: practitioners talk to practitioners

The International Trade and Customs Law Committee are publishing a series of podcasts - Customs law conversations: practitioners talk to practitioners - in which customs practitioners discuss their recent cases or investigations, the type of issues they have faced and how they are being solved in investigations or in court, to showcase what it means to be a customs lawyer.

In episode one, Yves Melin, Publications Officer for the Committee and a partner at Reed Smith, discusses the landmark Jiangsu Seraphim Solar System v Commission case with Nico Ooyevaar, Vice-Chair of the Committee and a partner at McMan & Co. Listen now on the IBA website.

Episode one

Episode two

Trade Remedy Trends in Mexico

Despite not having amended the International Trade Law since 2006, or its regulations since 2014, Mexico has recently developed new practices in its trade remedy investigations. This article considers the International Trade Practices Unit of the Ministry of Economy and its determinations within antidumping investigations and/or orders, and those most relevant to discuss the consideration of China as a market economy and the use of foreign costs.

Released on Aug 20, 2021

Ever Given: an Example of How Complex International Liability for Damages Can Be

One of the largest container ships in the world, the Ever Given, got stuck in the Suez Canal in early 2021. This article looks at a general average in this scenario and how its determined by the York Antwerp Rules.

Released on Aug 20, 2021