Sen. Bill Cassidy to Talk Trade & Customs at AAEI Annual Conference

June 2, 2022

Sen. Bill Cassidy, whose proposed customs modernization legislation last fall animated the U.S. trade community, will participate in a featured seaside chat at AAEI’s 101st Annual Conference and Expo on June 15, 2022. Although Sen. Cassidy’s proposed bill was not introduced in the Senate, a draft was widely circulated. His office received many comments on …

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Trade Champion

May 5, 2022

AAEI is recognizing your fellow AAEI members— Trade Champions— whose careers in international trade have had significant impact on the development of trade policy and practice. This month, AAEI honors Kathleen Murphy of Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. Kathi is a longtime AAEI member and Association leader. She’s a former member of AAEI’s Board …

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AAEI Announces CBP Event on Forced Labor

May 19, 2022

AAEI members have an opportunity to learn more about Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) implementation and the future of forced labor enforcement. The UFPLA’s rebuttable presumption goes into effect on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. AAEI announced that is has scheduled a meeting for members with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials for an …

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AAEI Information Briefing – State Department Special Representative

April 6, 2022

The State Department’s new Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs, Dilawar Syed, is seeking the perspective of the private sector and key economic development actors on how the Department and broader-USG can better assist American companies in competing and winning overseas. Join us on April 13, 2022 at 2:00 PM EDT as Special Representative …

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Eugene C. Laney, Jr., New AAEI President & CEO

A Message from AAEI’s Chair

January 5, 2021

As Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the American Association of Exporters and Importers (AAEI), I’m writing to inform you that after 16 years of faithful service to the association, Marianne Rowden will be completing her tenure as President and CEO effective March 31, 2021 to pursue new opportunities… …[Marianne] has been an unparalleled …

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