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Changes in the EU

Webinar Description:

As the world’s largest single market, boasting 500 million consumers, the European Union is an attractive market to do business with. However, while the EU’s policies favor trade, importers and exporters need to be aware of some of the political and regulatory changes that are taking place and be prepared for their impact on their business.

Attend this webinar to gain insight into what to expect with the implementation of the Union Customs Code (UCC) and the planned continued roll-out of Brexit.

Other topics covered in this webinar include:

  • Importation and intra-EU Value-Added Tax (VAT)
  • Centralized clearance
  • Valuation
  • Free Trade Agreements
  • Guarantees
  • Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) program
  • Temporary importation
  • Intra-EU trade


Who Should Attend?

Importers and exporters who are currently conducting business within the European Union, and businesses that are planning on entering the EU market.

Date: April 5, 2017
Start time: 10:00 AM EDT
Estimated length: 1.5 hours with Q&A segment

Our expert speakers

JW-presenter-photoDavid Merritt

Director – EMEA

David has extensive experience in the development, preparation, and communication of compliance policies, and in reviewing and re-engineering supply chains and compliance processes. An EU expert, David has thorough knowledge and understanding of U.S. extra territorial controls and regulations affecting international trade.


AT - presenter photoJayachand Pachakkil (JC)

Senior Trade Management Consultant – EMEA

With more than 20 years of experience in a variety of supply chain roles including supply chain operations, customs and free zone operations, procurement, imports and exports, inventory management and consulting, JC also has focused expertise with supply chain operations software.


JW-presenter-photoAlan Leggett

Senior Trade Management Consultant – EMEA

Alan has over 20 years’ experience within the export and import compliance field, working in the Defense and Aerospace industries. He currently directly liaises with clients through assessments and audits, establishing gaps in Export and Import processes to create Audit and Assessment reports, Compliance Improvement Plans, Corrective Action Plans and on-site Training. He has broad experience in the U.S., EU and Asia Military and Commercial Export Compliance activities, including Anti-Bribery controls. His work within industry included the Governance, Audit and Training of staff across GE UK, relating to international trade and compliance. He has a detailed knowledge and understanding of export and import control regimes, laws and regulations across U.S., EU and Asia regions. Alan was very instrumental in producing new procedures and technology control plans, whilst at GE UK. Alan was responsible for the successful implementation and training to all of GE UK of a new company tool for all technology and proprietary transfers.


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