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UK: Customs and international trade: ‘no regrets’ actions to be ready for Brexit


I am pleased to invite you to the next Global ITX webcast. Brexit has the potential to create some significant changes to the UK-EU border and how businesses engage with it.
The Customs and International Trade specialists, Matthew Clark, Claudia Buysing-Damste and Simeon Probst will discuss what ‘no regret’ actions businesses can take now to prepare for Brexit. Continue reading


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Canada: What should you know if you import into Canada


In brief
On July 6, 2018, the Department of Finance Canada issued a statement outlining the processes and procedures to request a remission of surtaxes on US-origin goods listed in the schedules of the: Continue reading


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Global ITX webcast: Customs trade wars!


I’m delighted to invite you to our global customs webcast: Trade wars, what’s the best customs strategy for your business?

Date:     Monday, 16 July 2018
Time:    3pm CET

Trade wars, protectionism, Brexit: how do you plan for an increase in tariffs while keeping goods moving smoothly across borders? Continue reading


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Webinar: Resolve the dilemma between customs valuation and transfer pricing


Determining the customs value of goods is a challenge at the best of times – and even more so in the wake of a recent European Court of Justice decision jeopardising the practice of determining customs values on the basis of transfer prices. We have decided to hold a free webinar to help you tackle the inherent conflict. Continue reading


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EU – TP adjustments not any more relevant for custom value?


On the 20th of December the EU Court gave its decision in the case of Hamamatsu Photonica Deutschland GmbH vs Hauptzollamt München (C-529/16). Continue reading


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Switzerland: Electronic Customs Assessments – Changes as from 1 March 2018


From 1 March 2018 electronic customs assessment decisions (“eVV”) on imports will become compulsory for all importers. In future, “eVV Import”, the electronic alternative to the current yellow import duty receipt, will systematically have to be retrieved from the customs server. Companies that still receive their customs documents by post will have to make the necessary changeover. Continue reading