'There’s a direct negative impact on our clients' - lawyers wary as US-China trade tension escalates

Trade lawyers are facing calls from clients to help them understand the actions the Trump administration has taken against China

In recent weeks, trade lawyers in the US and Asia have been barraged with calls from clients struggling to make sense of the Trump administration’s recently announced stiff trade measures against China.

The White House said it was taking action in retaliation for China’s use of pressure and intimidation to obtain American technology and trade secrets.

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