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Food & Supply Drive to benefit Louisiana Flood Relief Efforts

As you know, the recent flooding in Louisiana has caused widespread devastation for our friends in neighboring communities. Therefore, we are collecting items of urgent and immediate need this Friday, August 19 together with the United Way of Southeast Louisiana. Please click the button below to see information and listing of needed items. Thank you for donating items listed below and your generous support. Sincerely, Dominik Knoll, CEO World Trade Center New Orleans

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Compilation of articles/results from Foreign Press Center Foreign Reporting Tour TTIP Journalist Exchange Program

Austria – Hermann Sileitsch-Parzer We Have a Problem with Agricultural Exports to the EU [Summary translation by Embassy Vienna] The author cited U.S. Ambassador to the EU Anthony Gardner. He pointed out that the EU exports more food products to the United States than the U.S. to Europe. According to Gardner, this is due to “a problem with market access for U.S. agricultural products in the EU.” Also, “we will not jeopardize our high standards,”…

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Trends in Trade: A Discussion on Current Federal Policies

March 22, 2017, 12:00pm - March 22, 2017, 1:30pm

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 12:00pm - 1:30pm Palace Cafe, New Orleans, LA $35 - WTC Members $55 - Non-Members Our guest speakers will discuss current federal trade policies and their impact on Louisiana businesses. EDWARD T. HAYES, Leake and Andersson Mr. Hayes focuses his practice both on litigation and international trade and business transactions. He has extensive litigation experience, dating back to 1996 when he clerked for the Honorable Gerald P. Fedoroff of the Civil District Court, Parish of Orleans. Since that time he has represented domestic and international clients in products liability, insurance, maritime, warranty/redhibition, and professional malpractice cases in state and federal courts throughout the Gulf South region. His litigation practice includes the defense of mass casualty, class action and multi-district litigation cases. Mr. Hayes also leads the firm's international trade and business transaction practice, covering import/export transactions; international sales of goods and services; disputes under bilateral investment treaties; international intellectual property matters, and antidumping, countervailing duty and other trade remedy proceedings before the Department of Commerce and International Trade Commission. Mr. Hayes provides government affairs services in Washington and Baton Rouge, primarily related to international economic investment programs associated with free trade agreements. BILL FRYMOYER, Stewart and Stewart Since 2005, Bill has led the firm’s government relations efforts with the Federal Legislative and Executive Branches of government. He works with a variety of U.S. business, agricultural, and non-profit clients on areas of expertise, including intellectual property, international trade, economic, energy, manufacturing and tax issues. Bill educates on key issues, works to build support for Congressional legislation or Executive Branch initiatives or endeavors to block such efforts. Bill served as Senior Policy Advisor to House Democratic Leader Richard A. Gephardt from 1999-2003. In that capacity, he was Gephardt’s lead policy person on international trade and economic issues, as well as energy, environment, tax, and technology issues. He started his career with Gephardt in 1991 as Research Director. Currently, Bill is on the Board of Directors for the Gephardt Institute at Washington University.

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WTC International Business Committee Meeting

February 20, 2017, 12:00pm - February 20, 2017, 1:30pm