Japan-U.S. Trade Agreement: Implications for Japanese companies in North America
Japan-U.S. Trade Agreement: Implications for Japanese companies in North America
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Japan-U.S. Trade Agreement: Implications for Japanese companies in North America

Webcast overview:

This webcast is intended for Japanese companies and their U.S. subsidiaries. Please note that some content will be presented in Japanese only. Content presented in English will be followed by a recap in Japanese.

On October 7, 2019, a significant milestone was reached when Japan and the United States of America entered into their first ever trade agreement, the “Japan-U.S. Trade Agreement.” This agreement is expected to have a major impact on the value chain management of Japanese multinational companies operating in North America.

In this webcast, we will provide an overview of the Japan-U.S. Trade Agreement, including a discussion about how Japanese companies can better manage their value chains when the agreement goes into effect.  

Key discussion topics:

  • History of the Japan-U.S. Trade Agreement
  • How the Japan-U.S. Trade Agreement will work, including:

-   Products/industries impacted
-   Timeline
-   Rules of Origin
-   General requirements

  • Case studies and key considerations for Japanese companies and their subsidiaries operating in the U.S.
  • How to prepare in advance for the agreement to take effect

Speakers:

George Zaharatos

George Zaharatos

Principal, Trade and Customs, KPMG US

Shigenori Iwaki

Shigenori Iwaki

Managing Director, Economic Valuation Services, KPMG US

Hiroki Koga

Hiroki Koga

Senior Manager, KPMG Tax Corporation , Japan

Brett Lipman

Brett Lipman

Senior Manager, Trade and Customs, KPMG US