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2021 CUstoms and Global TRADe

Brexit, COVID-19, HS 2022, and the EU Dual Use Reg

6 September 2021

The 2021 Customs and Global Trade update briefings was an excellent opportunity for the customs and global trade communities to come together and hear about the latest updates in the area of global trade. 


The EU Commission joined a dedicated Customs and Global Trade expert team to inform participants about the latest changes in UK, and EU customs and global trade matters.  A highlight was the focus on the new EU Dual Use Regulation, which entered into force three days later, on 9 September 2021.

Watch this Introduction to learn about what you can expect from this Customs and Global Trade Update. This introduction provides details about the expert speakers, the agenda and the reasons for such an update. Enjoy.


More than 50 persons joined this briefing from customs managers, export control compliance specialist, supply chain specialists, logistic operators and strategic C-suite operatives. Other participants included administrators and officers, export control officers, sales and sales executives, supply chain and logistic operators, warehouse and distribution centre staff, lawyers and legal departments, freight forwarders and hauliers moving goods across borders and government officials.


Customs and Global Trade speakers included:

  • Lesley Batchelor, Export Champion and OBE 

  • Corinne Nabavi, Customs Expert with more than 30 years of customs management experience 

  • Marcello Irlando, Dual Use Export Control Team, Directorate-General for Trade, European Commission

  • Arne Mielken, Managing Director of Customs Manager Ltd. Expert speaker on customs and global trade.


The Customs and Global Trade Briefing took place on Monday, 6 September 2021 from ​

3pm - 5 pm GMT or 4pm - 6 pm CET or 10 am EST and covered expert presentations. We have recorded these and present them here to watch from anywhere and at anytime and on any device,  We welcome your feedback in the chat function. 


"Impact of Brexit on SME's as well as large & complex supply chains: A stock taking" Join our Customs Experts as they look back and ahead of what the impact of Brexit has not been. Includes discussion

C&GT Agenda
FOR 2021 + 2022

"Upcoming changes in Customs and Global Trade in Great Britain on October 21, January 22 and March 22 and how to prepare" Discusses HMRC’s upcoming deadlines of 2021 & 2022 and how businesses should be prepared.

WCO HS 2022 Customs classification & commodity Code Changes

"Looking ahead to WCO: HS 2022". The WCO HS system will be amended in 2022, this will change classification for most. We look at how businesses can prepare.


"EU: Dual Use Regulation Entry Into Force: What business now need to know" The new rules entered into force on 9 September 2021. Are you prepared? Overview of key changes and how to prepare. Presentation by the European Commission.


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Extra benefits for 
PREMIUM subscribers 

PREMIUM subscribers will benefit from an exclusive meet-up with your dedicated customs expert to discuss any questions and details based on the learnings from the conference, allowing more time for expert advice and for discussing matters raised in the training. They will also receive additional support tools, like checklists and more exclusive insight videos that are only available to PREMIUM subscribers. They go deeper into the material and provide further insights. To become a PREMIUM subscriber, view the benefits here.

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