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Customs and Preparing for Brexit – Monday 30 September – Dublin and Online

Customs and Preparing for Brexit – Monday 30 September – The Alex Hotel, Dublin & Online

Customs remains a key issue for businesses and advisers as the clock ticks closer to 31 October.  With the prospect of a no-deal Brexit still very much a reality, and Budget 2020 being based on this assumption, the need to understand the mechanics of Customs and trade in a post-Brexit world has never been stronger.

Experts speakers and panel

Following our hugely popular Customs training programme in 2018, we are delighted to offer complimentary, practical Customs training and to welcome back our expert speakers and panel, including:

  • John O’Loughlin, Partner and Global Trade & Customs Leader, PwC Ireland
  • Ruud Tusveld, Lecturer in Customs & Trade, Tilburg University and Former Partner in Charge of the Customs & Trade Practice, PwC Netherlands
  • John Madigan, Head of Marketing and Research, Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland (SBCI)
  • Revenue Customs Speaker

Course content

Rated 4.5 out of 5 in 2018, the course programme includes:

  • Framework of EU Customs legislation in a global context
    • How Customs and the supply-chain interact
    • The principles and terminology of Customs and trade
    • Introducing the Union Customs Code (UCC)
    • The legislative framework
    • Role of the WCO and WTO
  • Mechanics of Customs, including:
    • Introduction of customs ‘duty drivers’
    • Calculating customs duties with practical examples
    • Assigning tariff calculation to imported goods
    • Customs valuation and its importance
    • Preferential and non-preferential origin
    • Non-Customs considerations such as excise duty, VAT, non-fiscal regulations and transfer pricing
  • Customs procedures, declarations and considerations, including:
    • Procedures applicable to import of goods into the European Union
    • Special procedures to suspend duties
    • Roles and responsibilities attaching to declarants and representatives
    • Record-keeping
    • Information requirements to comply with regulations and declarations
    • Procedures applicable to goods exported out of the Customs Union
    • Binding rulings
    • Simplified procedures
    • Remedies for Customs disputes
  • AEO status – steps to be followed and advantages
  • Customs penalties, compliance and audits
  • How a business can prepare for Brexit, including:
    • Understanding the supply chain
    • The business infrastructure – readying internal systems and processes
    • The role of technology
  • Update from Revenue on preparing for Brexit
  • Brexit supports available – an update from the Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland

Date:    30 September 2019

Time:   9.30 – 16.30*

Venue: The Alex Hotel, Dublin 2 & Online

CPD:    7 hours

Cost:   Complimentary