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We warmly welcome you to our Vietnam Annual Legal Conference 2019: Supply Chain Reboot With global trade wars, sustainability and supply chain protection now a key concern for businesses in the region, this year’s Annual Legal Conference will explore Vietnam’s place in the increasingly complex global marketplace. Our experienced team from Baker McKenzie will take a magnifying glass to the impact of trade on companies and how they are evolving to optimize their supply chains,…

As the deadline for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU approaches and there is an increasing risk of a no-deal Brexit, it is vital for companies to understand the impacts of a no deal and how they can address the challenges to their businesses. Baker McKenzie invites you to join experts from across the UK and EU as they share their experience on steering clients through the key issues surrounding Brexit and on how businesses…

“Hard Brexit”: The VAT & Customs Implications

With less than six months to go before the UK is scheduled to leave the European Union, the questions around the manner of its departure are far from resolved. Political pressure and division both within the UK and at the EU negotiating table could still mean that a ‘hard Brexit’ could yet become a reality. If this happens, the customs and VAT issues that would arise on a ‘soft Brexit’ will be accelerated and businesses will also face further issues around managing their supply chains.

Asia Pacific International Commercial and Trade – Supply Chain Alert, Volume 1 October 2018

Considerations for Supply Contracts During Trade Tensions

Shifts in supply chains are becoming more common as the tit-for-tat tariffs imposed between the US and China continue on without an end in sight. And China and the US are not the only countries imposing increased tariffs as well as non-tariff barriers to trade. Other countries that have a history of higher tariffs and non-tariff barriers to trade, may also be looking to make trade policy adjustments in order to adapt to the changing trade landscape.

With less than six months to go before the UK is scheduled to leave the European Union, the questions around the manner of its departure are far from resolved. Political pressure and division both within the UK and at the EU negotiating table could still mean that a ‘hard Brexit’ could yet become a reality. If this happens, the customs and VAT issues that would arise on a ‘soft Brexit’ will be accelerated and businesses will also face further issues around managing their supply chains.

Baker McKenzie is pleased to invite you to interactive seminars in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in October 2018 to discuss the implications of these sanctions for international trade, as part of our global Sanctions Roadshow, a series of interactive seminars being conducted around the world. Speakers include sanctions experts from the US, EU and Middle East, highlighting: the US sanctions against Iran, EU blocking measures to prevent US sanctions compliance, and the future of the…

Each year, Baker McKenzie trade compliance lawyers from around the world come together to present a year-end review of import and export developments. The timing of this year’s event is particularly important given the developing “trade wars” initiated by the US Government with China, the EU, Canada and Mexico.

Mark your calendars for this year’s two-day conference, which will be held Wednesday, November 14 through Thursday, November 15 at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, California.