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Our market-leading UK trade and competition team will share their insights from 26 January – 3 February 2021 as we discuss the impact of the new UK-EU arrangements and adapting your business to the global realities post-Brexit. Full information about these sessions can be found here.

Customs and Product Regulation Tuesday 26 January, 3.30 – 4.30 pm GMT
WTO and Trade Remedies Wednesday 27 January, 3.30 – 4.30 pm GMT
Trade Sanctions & Export Controls Thursday 28 January, 3.30 – 4.30 pm GMT
Merger Control Tuesday 2 February, 3.30 – 4.30 pm GMT
UK / EU Competition and Consumer Protection Enforcement Wednesday 3 February, 11.00 am – 12.00 noon GMT

 

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About this webinar series
All webinars will be taking place at 3.30 – 4.30 pm GMT except the webinar on Wednesday 3 February which will take place at 11.00 am – 12.00 noon GMT.
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We will be using Zoom to deliver this webinar series. Joining details will be circulated to you ahead of the webinar series.

 

Leading Compliance & Investigations Practice
Tier 1 in UK Legal 500 in 2021 for: Trade, WTO, Anti-dumping, and Customs
Top 5 Global Elite Firm Global Competition Review (2015 – 2020)
Top 10 Investigations Firm Global Investigations Review (2020)

 

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Graham Stuart is a partner at Baker McKenzie's London office specialising in product regulation and environmental, health and safety law.

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Pablo M. Bentes is a partner in Baker McKenzie Geneva, where he represents sovereign clients before the WTO Dispute Settlement Body and assists private clients and trade associations on how to use the WTO disciplines to resolve market access issues. Pablo is one of very few practitioners in the world to have successfully represented WTO Members in all stages in WTO dispute settlement proceedings, serving as lead counsel in oral pleadings before WTO panels and the Appellate Body. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Pablo was Managing Director at a leading law firm in Washington DC and a Legal Officer in the Appellate Body Secretariat of the WTO. While working at the Appellate Body Secretariat, Pablo advised on some of the largest and most complex appeals giving rise to the leading case law in areas such as import restrictions, subsidies, trade remedies, technical barriers to trade, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, among others. Pablo was featured as "Next Generation Lawyer – Dispute Resolution: International Trade" in Legal 500 US for three years in a row. Law360 has repeatedly named him a "Rising Star". He is a welcomed speaker at international podiums and publishes regularly in professional journals and international media.

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Sven Bates is Of Counsel for International Trade at Baker McKenzie. He has spent the majority of his career at the Firm's London office, focusing on international trade compliance, trade remedies and anti-bribery. He has also practiced in Amsterdam and has previously worked for the European Commission and the Shadow Attorney General. Sven has extensive experience in particular in the financial services sector, and has undertaken secondments at a Tier 1 UK bank and the Lloyd's insurance market.

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Ben Smith is a Partner in Baker McKenzie’s London office and a member of the firm’s Compliance & Investigations and International Trade practice groups. Both these practices are ranked Tier 1 by Legal 500 UK. Ben joined the London office of Baker & McKenzie in September 2007. He has also worked in Baker McKenzie's San Francisco and Brussels offices, as well as on secondment to the legal and compliance teams at three FTSE 100 UK plcs. The Legal 500 UK ranked Ben as a “Rising Star”, noting “Ben Smith is a pleasure to work with. Professional, knowledgeable and always ready to assist with practical solutions.”

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Werner Berg is a partner in BakerMcKenzie's Brussels office. A seasoned lawyer with more than 20 years' experience, his practice covers the entire spectrum of EU and German antitrust law. Werner is recommended in Chambers Global and Chambers Europe, Legal 500 EMEA, European Legal Experts and Best Lawyers. He became an Acritas star in 2018. Werner is a regular speaker at conferences, including the Academy of European Law on European merger control. He also teaches a course on German merger control at Queen Mary University of London and is the co-editor of the commentary Berg/Mäsch, Deutsches und Europäisches Kartellrecht (3rd ed. 2018).

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Keith Jones is a partner at Baker & McKenzie´s London office. He has extensive experience in UK and EU competition law. He is a member of Baker & McKenzie’s Competition team and Competition Litigation Unit in the London office. Keith has published a number of articles on competition litigation and is co-author of the Competition Litigation, Europe.

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Dr. Nicolas Kredel, LL.M is a partner in Baker Mckenzie's Dusseldorf office in Germany. His practice focus on clients in EU and German competition law matters, including domestic and international cartel investigations, merger control proceedings and abuse of dominance cases. He routinely leads global projects for antitrust risk prevention (compliance systems), international investigations and transactions. He also provides competition law advice on cooperation agreements with competitors, as well as supply agreements and distribution systems.

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Eva Crook-Santner is an associate in Baker & McKenzie's Hong Kong office.

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Kurt Haegeman is the global chair of Baker McKenzie's Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Group and a partner in Baker McKenzie’s Brussels office. Kurt is also a member of the Firm's Global Cartel Task Force and European Competition Law Practice Group.

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Julia Hemmings is a partner in Baker McKenzie's IT/Commercial Group based in London. Together with Helen Brown, Julia heads up the Consumer and Commercial Advisory Practice. Julia joined the Firm in 2001 and also worked in the Sydney office from March 2006 to March 2008.

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James Robinson is a partner in the London office’s Competition, Trade & Foreign Investment department, and has extensive experience in UK and EU competition law. He is a member of Baker McKenzie Global Antitrust & Competition Practice Group, and is head of the cartel task force in London. In 2017, James was named a Future Leader in Competition Law by Who's Who Legal and GCR.