Last month Woods, LaFortune LLP was talking international trade in Texas as Gordon LaFortune and Jean-Marc Clément attended the Advanced Customs Compliance Conference that took place in Houston September 20-22. Jean-Marc, the firm’s Montreal- based counsel, was a speaker and he addressed the audience of over 300 trade compliance professionals on the Canadian perspective on the on-going NAFTA negotiations. Joining him on the panel designed to give the audience views on NAFTA form Canada and Mexico was trade lawyer Brenda Cordova from the Mexico City based firm of Braumiller Law Group. DeLeon Trade LLC, a trade compliance firm also based in Houston, organized the event which has become an important annual event for international trade experts. Copies of our conference presentation are available upon request.