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Customs Compliance in the UK

Our annual gathering for UK customs and trade compliance professionals, discussing topics ranging from TCA, GVMS and Northern Ireland trade to classification, investigation and enforcement.

Speaker Panel includes:

Mr. Alejandro Valle Carillo, Head of Customs, Bentley Motors Ltd

Ms. Amanda Shires, Trade Compliance Official – Western Europe, Xylem

Ms. Elena Slade, Global Trade Compliance Director, CNH Industrial

Mr. Saif Khan, Import & Export Compliance Manager, Vitaflo

Ms. Denise Valin Alvarez OBE, Director, Global Trade Compliance, Burberry

Mr. Pablo Muniz, Partner, Van Bael & Bellis

Ms. Annarita Thorwarth, Head of Export Control & Customs, Yunex Traffic

Mr. Matthew Hawkins, Export Control & Customs, Yunex Traffic

Ms. Laurence Carey, Trade Compliance Director, Thales UK

And other specialists in UK and EU customs compliance

Mr. Alejandro Valle Carillo, Head of Customs, Bentley Motors Ltd


Ms. Amanda Shires, Trade Compliance Official – Western Europe, Xylem


Ms. Elena Slade, Global Trade Compliance Director, CNH Industrial


Mr. Saif Khan, Import & Export Compliance Manager, Vitaflo


Ms. Denise Valin Alvarez OBE, Director, Global Trade Compliance, Burberry


Mr. Pablo Muniz, Partner, Van Bael & Bellis


Ms. Annarita Thorwarth, Head of Export Control & Customs, Yunex Traffic


Mr. Matthew Hawkins, Export Control & Customs, Yunex Traffic


Ms. Laurence Carey, Trade Compliance Director, Thales UK


Ms. Ruxandra Sfetcu, Worldwide Customs Compliance Manager, Bulgari


♦ Ms. Erika Trujillo, Director, Strategy & Development, SEIA


Should you wish to join our esteemed speaker panel at the Customs Compliance in the UK 2023 Conference, please contact Mr. Alex Terry on alex.terry@nielsonsmith.com

The agenda for the Customs Compliance in the UK Conference 2023 is prepared by and for industry professionals, and includes the most interesting topics, currently pertinent to the field.

♦ Update from the other side of the Channel: current issues in EU customs.

♦ Current issues of the TCA – practical update.

♦ Update on latest developments in Free Trade Agreements.

♦ The 2025 Border Strategy’s practical impact on customs compliance.

♦ Customs duties mitigation.

♦ ESG and global borders – how could a push for sustainability affect trade?

♦ Panel Discussion on the day’s outstanding subjects.

♦ Customs clearance: external vs. re-internalising.

♦ Trading with Northern Ireland – latest customs compliance perspective.

♦ Customs as the last line of defence – ensuring coordination and cooperation with export control teams.

♦ Update on GVMS.

♦ Audits, investigations and enforcement in the UK and the EU.

♦ Interactive roundtables on topics brought up by the delegates.


Please contact your NielsonSmith representative to discuss the programme in more depth.

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AEB: Software for global trade and logistics

AEB software supports the global trade and logistics processes of businesses in the industrial, commercial, and service sectors. More than 5,500 customers are using AEB solutions in 80 countries for multi-country customs clearance, import and export management, sanctions list screening, export controls and license management, risk assessment, shipping, and warehouse management. AEB’s portfolio extends from ready-to-go software products from the cloud to a tailored but highly adaptive logistics platform.

With the automation of customs declarations, embargo checks, shipping and billing processes and the IT integration of partners in the supply chain, AEB brings greater transparency, efficiency, cost reductions, and legal protection to supply chain management as a whole. AEB solutions also make companies more flexible and increase their capabilities to react.

AEB has more than 550 employees. The software company has its head office and on-site data centers in Germany and international offices in the United Kingdom, Singapore, Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, France, and the United States.

www.aeb.com


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Van Bael & Bellis is a leading independent law firm based in Brussels with more than 30 years of experience in EU trade and customs law, specialising in trade defence instruments, investigations and export controls. The firm has an office in Geneva dedicated to WTO matters. With nearly 70 lawyers coming from 20 different countries, we offer our clients the support of a highly effective team of professionals with multi-jurisdictional expertise and an international perspective. Our expertise is focused and specific, resulting in deep experience within our specialisations, which include EU competition law, EU regulatory law and Belgian business law. 


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At SEIA we didn’t start with possible, we started with what we needed and worked until we created new possibilities. Our solutions fundamentally transform how trade compliance is performed through state-of-the-art risk management dashboards based on advanced data analytics. Our tools are the result of innovation through cooperation across industries to achieve a dashboard system that provides transparency like never before, actionable user centric metrics, and critically, management of SEIA’s Risk Red Flags in real time. 

We can integrate with systems from across your organization (such as trade management systems, screening software, or other compliance programs) to ensure you get “good data” in one place for the insights you want, and the risk assurance that you need. 


Should you wish to become our Partner at this event, please contact Mr. Alex Terry on alex.terry@nielsonsmith.com

Full 2-Day Conference Ticket Price for 1 person

including the Company-wide Post-Event Microsite license for 1 year – 999 GBP

The price includes all sessions, lunch, refreshments and available documentation. Please contact us for Group Booking Discounts. Please note: “Compliance Vendor” companies may attend as sponsors only.

Conference Venue

St Ermin’s Hotel

2 Caxton Street

London SW1H 0QW

United Kingdom

Conference Accommodation

St Ermin’s Hotel

2 Caxton Street

London SW1H 0QW

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 20 7222 7888

Fax: +44 20 7222 6914

Arrival: 20.02.2023

Departure: 22.02.2023

Rate: GBP 259,00 incl. VAT at 20% & breakfast in single occupancy

Valet parking available for overnight guests at £55 per day 

Our event partners

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