Is your business Brexit-proof?

  • DateApril 15, 2020
  • Time1:00 PM EST
  • Duration30 minutes
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About this Webinar

With the UK scheduled to leave the European Union (EU) on December 31st 2020, members of the trade community (international and Intra EU) have little time left to implement contingency plans.

This webinar provides insight into the current talks between the United Kingdom and European Union, and where policies stand on the topic of trade. Our subject matter experts will briefly discuss the current position between the UK and EU, and the Free Trade Agreements negotiations by the UK  providing an overview of the known requirements for future trade between the UK/EU and the rest of the world.

Attend this webinar to learn more about:

  • The current status of discussions between UK and EU
  • The impending changes to trade that will be brought on by BREXIT, effective December 31, 2020
  • How to prepare for Brexit

Who Should Attend?

Multinationals businesses that perform UK and Intra EU Trade, businesses who currently conduct business in the UK and European Union, compliance managers, CFO and CEOs.

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Our experts

David Merritt: Director, EMEA Global Trade Consulting

David Merritt has over 52 years of international trade compliance experience with a broad understanding of the global trade environment. He has developed expertise in the applicability of customs and export controls for global organizations.

David has completed compliance related assessments, audits and due diligence reviews throughout the EMEA region as well as providing reviews, advice and training to major multinational companies on logistics, import and export control policies, regulations and licensing procedures.

He has addressed the World Customs Organisation, the Strategic Account Management Association (SAMA), chaired a panel of regulatory specialists at the Advanced Forum on Global Customs Compliance and addressed the ICPA on changes in European Legislation.

Jayachand (JC) Pachakkil: Senior Consultant, Global Trade Consulting

In his role as Senior Consultant for Global Trade Consulting Services, JC has been delivering consulting engagements globally for the past eleven years.

JC has more than 25 years of experience in many Supply Chain roles including Supply Chain Operations, Customs and Free Zone Operations, Procurement, Imports and Exports, Inventory Management and Consulting.

Consulting engagements that JC has delivered include Import & Export Assessments, Import & Export Audits, Implementation and Verification of Compliance Improvement Plans, Supplier Network Evaluation and Distribution Centre Design. Recently, JC was instrumental in implementing the Trade Compliance and Customs Management Operations for a large multinational in India, China and Taiwan.

JC holds degrees in Engineering and an MBA from the University of Western Australia.

Paul Woodward: Senior Consultant, Global Trade Management Consulting

Information on our speaker will be available soon.

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