P.A.E.I. Webinar: USMCA vs. NAFTA

Posted on March 26, 2020 · Posted in






P.A.E.I. and Torres Law, PLLC


A Webinar On


Thursday, April 16, 2020
10:00 to 11:30 a.m. PDT (1:00 to 2:30 p.m. EDT)

The United States, Mexico, and Canada Agreement (USMCA) is ushering in exciting new changes for U.S. importers and their business partners in Canada and Mexico.  Continuing the duty-free benefits enjoyed under NAFTA requires a successful transition over to USMCA.  Are you ready for this?

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • Free trade under NAFTA, pre-USMCA, and post-USMCA
  • Country of Origin Rules
  • Intellectual Property
  • Digital Trade

Speakers:   Jo-Anne Daniels, principal, Trade Resources & Associates and Olga Torres, founder, Torres Law

Location:  Your Computer!
*Webinar details will be sent by email a few days before April 16*

Registration: FREE for P.A.E.I. members/$50 for non-members. Register below.  Credit or debit card payments only.

Refunds for cancellations must be received by Noon PDT, 4/10/2020. Please request refunds by emailing PAEIAdmin@paei.org.

About Jo-Anne Daniels

Jo-Anne Daniels has been a global trade industry consultant for over 25 years.  She is the principal and owner of Trade Resources & Associates, a company focused on global trade and logistics. She has been a Licensed Customs Broker for over 25 years and has experience leading global trade compliance and logistics for multinational corporations. She is a frequently invited speaker for trade and logistics associations and e-learning compliance webinars.


She has provided consultation in the areas:

  • Global Customs, EAR and ITAR Internal Controls Management
  • Export Screening and Trade Embargoes and Sanctions programs
  • Classification, Valuation, and Country of Origin Guidance
  • NAFTA Analysis
  • Import and Export Assessments
  • Supply Chain Security Reviews
  • Transportation & Brokerage Management

About Olga Torres

Olga Torres is the Founder and Managing Member of Torres Law, an International Trade and National Security Law Firm.

In the area of customs, Ms. Torres advises clients on import compliance matters, including customs rulings, classification, country of origin, special duty programs such as NAFTA, focused assessments, C-TPAT, and seizures of goods by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. She also assists with antidumping/countervailing duty matters before the Import Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

In the area of U.S. export control, Ms. Torres counsels clients on compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, the U.S. Export Administration Regulations, and the various embargo and sanctions programs administered by the Office of Foreign Asset Controls. She regularly represents clients before the U.S. Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security, and the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Due to her experience and qualifications, Ms. Torres has been selected for recognition in three consecutive editions of Who’s Who Legal: Trade & Customs – a guide to the world’s leading trade and customs lawyers, economists and anti-dumping consultants. Chambers and Partners USA has also listed Ms. Torres as a Recognized Practitioner in the areas of International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions law. She has been rated for four consecutive years as a Super Lawyer Rising Star for Thompson Reuter’s “Super Lawyers” publication, a distinction given to less than 2.5 percent of attorneys. Ms. Torres was awarded the Global Attorney of the Year by the Dallas Global Chamber in 2018. In 2019, she was nominated for Compliance Lawyer of the Year at the Women in Compliance Awards in London, United Kingdom.

Ms. Torres was recently reappointed by the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State to the Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG). She was previously an attorney in the International & Cross Border Transactions group at Holland & Knight LLP in Washington, D.C. Ms. Torres is licensed to practice law in Washington, D.C., the State of Texas, Pennsylvania, and the U.S. Court of International Trade.

**Not a member? Consider becoming a PAEI member today!
**The cost of an individual membership gives you FREE attendance to this seminar and the many more benefits you can enjoy participating in PAEI. Talk about a deal!**

  • Individual Membership only: $50
  • Corporate Membership only: $150

For registration questions, please contact Marit Fox at PAEIAdmin@paei.org.



Access details will be shared a few days before the program.

  • April 16, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
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