3ʳᵈ Global Webinar:
Each author will share 3 invaluable practical tips that might change the way you think about certain customs issues! Can you afford to miss it?
Dec 15
15:00 – 16:30 CET
Authors' tips for customs practitioners
15:05 - 15:15
15:05 - 15:15
'UCC-Text edition and introduction' 2nd edition
Michael Lux, Belgium
Michael was working as head of unit Customs Legislation of DG TAXUD and significantly contributed to the preparation of the UCC. Learn more by reading the interview 'A coffee break with… Michael Lux'.

Currently, Michael is advising persons involved in international trade on how to ensure compliance and how to save customs and excise duties, as well as VAT.

We will talk about the book 'UCC – Text edition and introduction', 2ⁿᵈ edition, March 2022 (also available in German and French), published by Mendel Verlag GmbH & Co. KG.

Interviewed by Enrika Naujoke, Lithuania
Director of Lithuanian Customs Practitioners Association
15:15 – 15:25
'UCC Practitioner's Edition' 3rd edition
Dr Christian Struck and Anna Gayk, Germany
At the moment the EU customs practitioner has to work with four intertwined legal bases. The UCC, UCC DA, UCC IA and UCC TDA comprise over 950 articles to be read as one text.

The 'UCC Practitioner's Edition with integrated DA, TDA and IA', 3ʳᵈ edition, published by Mendel Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, in May 2021, provides an integrated version of the four legal bases with the relevant articles of the UCC DA, IA and TDA assigned to those of the UCC.

The authors took it as priority to put a tool into the users' hands which not only satisfies their high demands on quality but also allows them to find and use the provisions of the UCC and the associated provisions.
15:25 - 15:35
15:25 - 15:35
'Current Customs Law'
Co-author Roberto Raya da Silva, Brazil
In the last 25 years, Roberto has been acquiring experience as an Accredited Engineer from RFB (the Federal Revenue of Brazil). Learn more by reading the 'Interview with the Senior Appraiser of machinery and equipment in Brazil'

Nowadays Roberto is a specialist in the area of international trade and Founding Partner of Raya Consult, which has been providing solutions to its clients in the most varied processes of import and export of goods.

We will talk about the book 'Current Customs Law' (released in Portuguese) where Roberto is a co-author. His part is 'The impact of the operative part of the product on the tax classification of a commodity in customs taxation'.

Interviewed by Dr. Ilona Mishchenko, Ukraine
Associate Professor of the Maritime and Customs Law Department of National University 'Odessa Law Academy'
15:35 - 15:45
15:35 - 15:45
'Compliance in Foreign Trade'
Co-author Eduardo Leite, Brazil
Mr. Leite has been working with Customs and Compliance since 2006, for Importers, Exporters, Carriers and Customs Brokers and has trained teams of companies on how to implement and update Compliance Programs.

With LLB and LLM, he is a Member of the Maritime, Port and Customs Law Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association and a member of the Technical Committee 309 'Governance of Organizations' of the International Organization for Standardization, which is responsible for contributing in the field of Governance and Compliance, developing of standards like ISO 37000, 37001, 37003, 37005, 37007, 37008, 37009 and 37301.

We will talk about the book 'Contemporary Customs Law' (released in 2022 - Portuguese) where Mr. Leite is a co-author. His part of it is 'Compliance in Foreign Trade'.
Readers' views
15:55 – 16:00
15:55 – 16:00
Reader Dr David Savage, Editor of Customs Compliance & Risk Management journal, Ireland
15:50 - 15:55
15:50 - 15:55
'Customs Matters' by the IMF
Reader Rizwan Mahmood, Additional Collector at Pakistan Customs
Rizwan will talk about the recent publication 'Customs Matters' by the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The book is divided into 7 Chapters. Rizwan will mainly focus on Chapter 4 'Customs in a World of Enhanced Trade Facilitation' and share some tips for the practitioners as to how they can benefit from the trade facilitation initiatives taken by customs.
16:00 – 16:05
16:00 – 16:05
'Customs and foreign trade compliance' 2nd edition by Dr Michael Jung
Reader Enrika Naujoke, Director of Lithuanian Customs Practitioners Association
Enrika will share some compliance points from the book that she believes are important for customs practitioners to consider, especially in today's increasingly complex trading environment. The book 'Compliance für Zoll und Außenhandel' (released in German) was published by Reguvis Fachmedien GmbH, in 2020. The book is currently being translated to English, to be published in 2023.
15:55 - 16:30
15:55 - 16:30
Discussion on the topic 'Excellence in customs and trade compliance – is this (still) possible?'
Moments from the previous events
1ˢᵗ event in 2020
2ⁿᵈ event in 2021

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