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The Future of UK-EU Trade Relations webinar series

The Future of UK-EU Trade Relations webinar series

On 30 December 2020, one day before the end of the EU Transition Period, the UK and EU signed a crucial Trade and Cooperation Agreement.

Save the dates for our upcoming series of webinars which will explore the new EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement. Businesses trading internationally need support during this time of change. These interactive events will provide guidance for businesses in the short term and over the coming months.

  • Tuesday 2 March, 13:30 – 14:30 (UK time)
  • Tuesday 9 March, 14:30 – 15:30 (UK time)
  • Tuesday 16 March, 14:30 – 15:30 (UK time)

 

See full details and booking information for all webinars below.

 


The Future of the UK/EU Trade Relations:  Services and Data 

The Future of the UK/EU Trade Relations: Services and Data

  • Tuesday 2 March 
  • 13:30 – 14:30

We invite you to join us to look further into the understanding of what the new arrangements mean for service providers and businesses reliant on using data, both under the agreement and the potential for an adequacy agreement (with possible legal implications).

Chaired by James Martin, Director of Policy, British Chambers of Commerce our speakers include:

  • Sally JonesUK Trade Strategy and Brexit Leader, EY
  • Alex Altmann, Partner at Blick Rothenberg, British Chamber of Commerce in Germany
  • Lyne Biewinga MBA, Executive Director Membership, The Netherlands British Chamber of Commerce
  • Jenny Hall, Deputy Director International Data Team, Department for Digital, Culture Media & Sport

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Global Britain – The future of UK–China Trade Relations

Global Britain – The future of UK–China Trade Relations

  • Thursday 4 March
  • 09:00 (UK time)

We’ve entered a post Brexit era. With the UK following a new global trading strategy, will the UK look towards China to forge a ‘game changing’ trade deal? China is the UK’s second largest trading partner outside the EU with bilateral trade in 2019 surpassing 100 billion pounds sterling – the British Chamber of Commerce will work with the British Chamber of Commerce in China to explore the Opportunities and Challenges of the China Market.

Join us for this unique webinar in which Dr. Adam Marshall, Director General of British Chambers of Commerce will speak with John Edwards, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for China at the Department for International Trade (DIT) to discuss the bilateral relationship, current political frictions and opportunities for UK companies in China.

The British Chamber of Commerce in China will then present their recently released “China Market Entry Guide” and discuss the realities of doing business in China, as well as how to enter and succeed in the China market. If your company is currently doing business with China or if you are looking at entering the China market this is a webinar no-to-be-missed!

Webinar run-down:
– Introduction by BCCC Managing Director Steven Lynch
– Fireside Discussion – Adam Marshall and John Edwards
– BCCC presents China market opportunity

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The Future of the UK/EU Trade Relations:  Looking at VAT implications

The Future of the UK/EU Trade Relations: Looking at VAT implications

  • Tuesday 9 March
  • 14:30 – 15:30

We invite you to join us to look further into VAT, how we can make sure we are on the right side of the guidelines and what these arrangements mean for business.

Chaired by James Martin, Director of Policy, British Chambers of Commerce our speakers include:

  • Ruth Corkin, Director Indirect Tax, Hillier Hopkins LLP
  • Frank Haskew, Head of Tax Faculty, ICAEW
  • Emily Antcliffe, Director (Indirect Tax), HMRC

 

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The Future of the UK/EU Trade Relations: Building on the deal

The Future of the UK/EU Trade Relations: Building on the deal

  • Tuesday 16 March
  • 14:30 – 15:30

 

Our final event in this series will look at the UK/EU deal which contains a range of provisions under which the deal might evolve, whether because of suspected breach or as the basis for building up the relationship in key areas. Here we will gaze into our crystal ball and look at how trading relationships might change over time.

Chaired by James Martin, Director of Policy, British Chambers of Commerce our speakers include:

  • Adam MarshallDirector General, British Chambers of Commerce
  • Charles Grant, Director, Centre for European Reform)
  • Suren ThiruHead of Economics, British Chambers of Commerce

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