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Setting the scene “How political risk and national security dynamics shape trade environments across the globe”
by Dominique Orsini – Founder, Political Edge
Brexit – How the Port of Antwerp is preparing for Brexit
by Jan van Wesemael, Senior Advisor Customs and Compliance, Alfaport
Brexit Panel – What do we know and what can we expect on both sides of the Canal ?
With: John Carlin (Carilon Millor – UK) – Christian Salder (KMLZ – Germany)- – Catarina Belim (Belim – Portugal) & Fausto Capello (Gianni Origoni Grippo Gappelli & partners –Italy) (moderator: Bert Gevers – Loyens & Loeff)
The America’s Panel: Has the US gained from its trade rows and where does this leave its trade partners ? Have Belgian (European) companies to gain from this ?
With: David R. Stepp (Crowell & Moring – US ) – Leonor Cordovil (Grinberg & Cordovil – Brazil) –Ricardo Romero Aburto (Chevez, Ruiz Zamarippa – Mexico) – Jose F. Mafla (Brigard & Urrutia – Colombia) (moderator: Peter Kirby – Fasken)
EU/Asia/Africa Panel: China is facing a full blown trade war with the US and is suffering from significant economic slowdown: only risks or also opportunities ?
With: Vladimir Tchikine (Russia) – Matthieu le Roux (VdA – Africa) – Christina Rinne (Niederer Kraft Frey – Switzerland) – Eduardo Gardeta (Garrigues – Spain) (moderator: Francisco J. Cortina Velarde – Chevez)