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Understanding compliance requirements for exports from Canada and imports into the EU, UK, and China

  • DateNovember 23, 2022
  • Time10:00 AM EDT
  • Duration1 hour
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About this Webinar

As global instability and a multitude of sanctions persist due to increased government scrutiny, penalties and seizures, exporters must step up their compliance measures to navigate Canada’s export laws.

Join our webinar to gain insights on Canada’s export compliance requirements. Our panel of experts will lead the way and cover the following topics in this session:

  • Export controls, sanctions, and export reporting from Canada
  • European import requirements and opportunities for Canadian exporters
  • Recent trends in China, European import requirements

This webinar will provide perspective and answer key questions about:

  • Do you need a permit if you are exporting from Canada?
  • What goods are not allowed or require a permit if exported outside of Canada?
  • How does a good export or import match up against Canada-Europe and Canada-China import requirements?

Who Should Attend?

This session is a great opportunity for Canadian exporters, who are interested in understanding compliance requirements to import to Europe, the UK, or China.

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Our experts

Michelle Stokes: Director, Global Trade Consulting, Eastern Canada Region

As the Director of Consulting, Michelle leads a team of consultants that help importers and exporters minimize their exposure to customs risks, while simplifying trade complexities.

Michelle has over 25 years of experience in the trade industry and has led and implemented business strategies with free trade agreements, valuation, import tariffs, trusted trader programs, cross border security initiatives, eManifest and eCommerce.

Prior to joining Livingston, Michelle founded BOTG Global Trade Services, located in Canada and the Netherlands. She also spent over 15 years at UPS in various capacities including Director of Customs Affairs and Regulatory Compliance.

Steven Guo: Senior Manager, Asia Operations

Steven Guo is responsible for Asia GTM Operations and specifically, consulting service in China. Steven joined Livingston in April 2021 via the acquisition of JPMorgan Vastera in the role of Client Service Manager. He has over 24 years of experience in China customs affairs, and industry experience gained over many years in his previous role as customs operation leader in Mitsubishi Electric, Sauer Danfoss, Marconi Telcom, Lucent & Bell Labs. Steven’s specific areas of expertise are China Customs related operations and Hong Kong import and export control. He is also skilled in China HS Classification. Business model design. Solution advisement, and Customs negotiations. Steven holds a China Customs Broker license and a Master of Business Administration from Lanzhou University, China.

Gavin Everson: Director, Global Trade Consulting, Europe and Asia

As Director, Global Trade Consulting, Gavin Everson has responsibility for advising and delivering Customs solutions to Livingston’s EMEA clients. He has over 35 years of experience in customs, international trade and logistics management, particularly in implementing customs and logistics processes and systems to meet multiple operational requirements and legislative regimes.

Gavin joined Livingston in April 2012 with the acquisition of the customs and trade compliance services business of JPMorgan, taking on responsibility for program management across Europe. At JPMorgan he was UK Operations Manager, implementing key compliance initiatives at Ford and AML and improving relationships between client, JPMorgan and UK Customs.

Gavin holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Exeter, UK, and is qualified as a Six Sigma Black Belt. He is a member of the UK Customs Practitioners Group and a Chartered Member, of the UK Institute of Logistics & Transport.

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