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International Trade: Why a Balanced World Trade Regulation is Imperative for the Well Being of All

August 17, 2017 9:00am - August 17, 2017 10:30am
Stratford Heights

Speaker: Idliko Szegedy-Maszak

During the lecture, the main question raised is why rigid protectionism is not the answer for world trade created local economic problems.  In the first part of the lecture, world trade flows including Latin Americn and its important trade partners such as the United States of America, China, and the European Union are presented.  The current trends in WTO and FTA negotiations are further analyzed with special interest in global value chains.  In the second part of the lecture, a set of protectionist trade measures are analyzed based on real case studies including tariff increase, anti-dumping, subisides, and non-tariff barriers to trade.  Finally, a balanced approach to world trade regulation is proposed highlighting the key role of the United States of America.


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Please join us for this event, the first of a pilot initiative for quarterly international Law Roundtables sponsored by the College of Law, the Southern Ohio District Export Council (SODEC), the U.S. Commercial Service, and the Ohio Export Assistance Network (OEAN).
Cost: No Charge for event | 1.5 CLE credits
Registration: 8:30 am, and presentation from 9:00 am to 10:30 am.


Directions & Parking

There will be a lot of activity on campus due to students moving into housing.  This should not create any problem for our event.   We recommend that you park in the Deaconess Hospital Parking Garage on Straight Street.  (Do not try to park in the Stratford Heights Parking Garage.)  Our venue is the Stratford Banquet Room.  From Deaconess you will walk downhill on Stratford.  Enter 2634 Stratford, which is the “Heights Pavilion.”  The banquet room is on the second floor.