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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 obtained his law degree and M.B.A. from the University of Sao Paulo, and a master's degree in international law from the University of Miami School of Law, where he is currently an adjunct professor. He started his legal career as an associate in one of Brazil’s largest law firms in 1999. He is admitted to the bar in Brazil. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, Pablo served as Legal Officer at the Appellate Body Secretariat of the WTO. In this capacity, he assisted Appellate Body Members to adjudicate appeals in a wide range of subject areas, including agricultural and industrial market access, subsidies, trade remedies, intellectual property, sanitary and phytosanitary measures, technical barriers to trade. among others. He also acquired in-depth knowledge of the WTO dispute settlement mechanism and the manner in which it can be best used by WTO members to resolve trade disputes. Subsequently, Pablo joined a large international firm as Managing Director, and specialized in representing WTO Members before the WTO dispute settlement mechanism. Pablo acted as lead lawyer in a number of cutting-edge WTO disputes in the areas of industrial subsidies, public health, intellectual property, financial services, and trade remedies. 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 a senior associate in Baker McKenzie's London office.

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Ben Smith is a Senior Associate in Baker McKenzie's London office.

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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 a member of the steering committee of the Firm's Global Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Group, Global Cartel Task Force and European Competition Law Practice Group. He has published articles and spoken at conferences on a variety of EU competition law-related subjects, including leniency strategy, cartels and dawn raid defence, vertical restraints, e-commerce and competition compliance.

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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 an associate partner in Baker Mckenzie's London. Mr. Robinson has extensive experience advising clients in all aspects of cartel investigations, including audits and risk assessments, supporting clients during EU and UK dawn raids, immunity and leniency applications to the European Commission and CMA, engaging in settlements with the European Commission, defending contested cases before the authorities, and undertaking appeals to the General Court and Court of Justice.