This second video is part of a series about sustainable business models for smart cities. In this second part, Baker McKenzie’s Yaeko Hodaka and Tsugihiro Okada together with specialists Mr. Yasunori Mochizuki (NEC Fellow), Mr. Akihito Karasawa, (Manager of the Digital Planning Section, Smart City Promotion Department, Digital Strategy & Promotion Bureau of Sapporo City) and Mr. Tadashi Kaji (Senior Chief Researcher of Hitachi, Ltd.’s Research and Development Group) discuss legal issues that need to be taken into account.
Latest Customs Audit and Enforcement Trends in Europe and the United Kingdom
In this session, our speakers discuss the legal framework and practical issues related to customs audits in Europe and the United Kingdom, areas of importance for EU and UK customs authorities during audits, and how to effectively prepare for and navigate customs audits. They also share key EU and UK customs enforcement updates and priorities, to include the latest developments relating to forced labor laws.
In this recorded session from the Industrials, Manufacturing & Transportation Webinar Series, our speaker discusses the legal framework and practical issues related to customs audits in the United States, areas of importance for US customs authorities during audits, and how to effectively prepare for and navigate customs audits. We also share key US customs enforcement updates and priorities, to include the latest developments relating to forced labor laws.
On 18 August 2022, a webinar entitled Managing Customs Disputes in the Philippines took place as part of the Asia Pacific IMT webinar series. The collection targets of both the Philippine Bureau of Internal Revenue and the Bureau of Customs have increased to recover the lost government revenue caused by the pandemic. This has resulted in a rise in the imposition of penalties on importers for non-compliance. The webinar provides a brief discussion of the common issues raised during border disputes and post clearance audits, and the remedies available to the importers.
The latest episode of the series, 10 Things You Need to Know about Customs Audit in Indonesia, tackles two key themes: customs audits and current/hot audit issues in Indonesia. Our speakers discuss 10 of the most highlighted areas that a company needs to know about Indonesia customs audits.
In recent years, a considerable number of examples of successfully monetized smart city businesses have emerged, particularly in Europe and the US. In Japan, however, very few examples of monetized, sustainable smart city businesses exist. The failure to find a business model that can be monetized would be a major problem for both companies and local governments.
In order to help tackle this issue, Baker McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise) lawyers Yaeko Hodaka and Keisuke Misuda, together with the World Economic Forum (WEF), prepared a video titled “Smart City Business Models: Factors Hindering Sustainable Commercialization and How They Can Be Overcome.”
As global and regional integration increases, multinational companies ought to navigate numerous custom-related complexities and challenges imposed by relevant authorities in any jurisdiction. This webinar series provide an in-depth coverage of legal frameworks, practical issues and key trends and developments surrounding customs audits in select Asia Pacific jurisdictions.
This session features key insights and practical aspects of import and export regulatory and compliance updates in Thailand. Speakers also discuss recent precedential customs cases, including FTAs updates, export control updates, customs audit trends in Thailand and recent precedential customs cases and practices.
This webinar series provide an in-depth coverage of legal frameworks, practical issues and key trends and developments surrounding customs audits in select Asia Pacific jurisdictions.