On September 7, 2023, the U.S. Department of Commerce released the text of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) Supply Chain Agreement three days before a U.S. delegation is set to travel to Bangkok, Thailand for the fifth negotiating round. In this round, IPEF partners will focus on Pillars I (Trade)
Neda M. Shaheen is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Crowell & Moring, and is a member of the Privacy and Cybersecurity and International Trade Groups. Neda focuses her practice on representing her clients in litigation and strategic counseling involving national security, technology, cybersecurity, trade and international law. Neda joined the firm after working as a consultant at Crowell & Moring International (CMI), where she supported a diverse range of clients on digital trade matters concerning international trade, national security, privacy, and data governance, as well as advancing impactful public-private partnerships.
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) have announced that they will send a U.S. delegation to Singapore in May 2023 for the third round of negotiations of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF). According to the White House, “the Indo-Pacific supports more than three…
This client alert summarizes the Administration’s ongoing trade priorities and summarize trade activities in the past year based on the Biden Administration’s 2023 Trade Policy Agenda and 2022 Annual Report, which was issued on March 1, 2023.