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Cross-border goods – The hidden costs and challenges of Customs - Session 5

Programme Description

Date and Time - 8 June from 13:00 - 14:00 (BST)
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This virtual event will cover an update on customs requirements both within Europe and globally and the impact of recent events on existing supply chains and additional costs. 

Learning Objectives:  

  • Awareness on hidden customs cost within international trade 
  • Challenges to existing supply chains and costs  
  • Customs formalities for imports into EU and beyond 

Speaker Bios

Luigi Lungarella – Director – Indirect Tax (PKF Littlejohn – London (UK)) 

Luigi has over 20 years' experience of indirect taxation, having previously worked as an indirect tax consultant for two Big 4 firms and a privately-owned group specialising in property investment and fund management, principal investments and financial services.  Luigi chairs the Indirect Taxes pillar within the PKF network, is a member of the PKF International Tax Committee and a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) indirect tax committee. 

Liam Dushynsky – Partner (PKF Francis Clark – Exeter (UK)) 

Liam has worked in Indirect Tax for the last 16 years, he advises on both VAT and customs duty and heads up the customs duty team at PKF-Francis Clark. Liam is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor and is a member of the Customs Practitioners Group as well as sits on committees representing the ICAEW influencing HM Revenue Customs policy. 

Gennadii Timonichev – Head of Tax Planning Practice (MEF PKF – Moscow (RU)) 

Gennadii has extensive experience in the indirect tax area gained during his career in leading international and Russian law firms, Big4 company and one of the leading Russian tax firms MEF PKF.  

Recognized by Best Lawyers in Russian tax law and trade law. Recommended by International Tax Review in tax dispute resolution in Russia. Member of Russian branch of International Fiscal Association. 

Ali Aktas - Customs Advisor (PKF Wallast - Delft (NL))

Ali has more than 20 years of experience as an advisor and ‘in-house’ manager of customs and trade compliance affairs in different industries for international organizations. He has a solid and practical knowledge of all aspects of import/ export customs and trade compliance strategies, planning, duty optimization opportunities, and implementation of different customs and export compliance programs.

Ibrahim Ahmed - VAT Manager (PKF Wallast - Nethelands)

port compliance programs.

The session is on 06/04/2022 From 13:00 to 14:00
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