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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 and advice for businesses in the short term and over the coming months.

  • Tuesday 2 February, 12:00 – 13:00 (UK time)
  • Monday 15 February, 13:30 – 14:30 (UK time)
  • 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:  UK-EU Customs and Borders 

The Future of the UK/EU Trade Relations: UK-EU Customs and Borders 

  • Tuesday 2 February
  • 12:00 – 13:00

Join the British Chambers of Commerce as we explore through our Year of Trade Programme how the border between the UK and the EU has been working to date. We will look at key issues for businesses to be aware of and how things will and should evolve and improve.

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

  • Liam Smyth, Director of Trade Facilitation, British Chambers of Commerce
  • Daniel Dalton, CEO, British Chamber of Commerce in EU & Belgium
  • Tom Smith, Director, Border and Protocol Delivery Group
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The Future of the UK/EU Trade Relations:  The NI/GB Border Arrangements

The Future of the UK/EU Trade Relations: The NI/GB Border Arrangements

  • Tuesday 15 February
  • 13:30 – 14:30

Join the British Chambers of Commerce through our Year of Trade Programme as we look at the specific requirements, issues and opportunities around the Northern Ireland border with Great Britain.

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

  • Brendan Martin, International Trade and Customs Advisor, Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce
  • Aodhán Connolly, Director of the Northern Ireland Retail Consortium
  • Additional speaker to be confirmed shortly
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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

As part of our Year of Trade webinar series, 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 Jones, Partner, EY LLP
  • Alex Altman, British Chamber of Commerce in Germany
  • Lyne Biewinga MBA, Executive Director Membership, The Netherlands British Chamber of Commerce
  • Additional speaker to be confirmed

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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

As part of our Year of Trade webinar series, we invite you to join us to look further into VAT, how we can make sure we are on the right side of guidelines and what these arrangements mean for business.

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

  • Speakers to be confirmed


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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 Marshall, Director General, British Chambers of Commerce
  • Charles Grant, Director, Centre for European Reform)
  • Suren Thiru, Head of Economics, British Chambers of Commerce

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