Free webinar: Reform of the EU Customs Union


Free webinar: Reform of the EU Customs Union

Do you want to know more about the reform of the EU Customs Union announced by the European Commission on 17 May 2023 from our members, the great customs experts Prof. Dr. Hans-Michael Wolffgang and Anthony Buckley? If so, welcome to our free webinar!

When? August 24, 2023
What time? 11:00 – 12:00 CEST

Our expert speakers will outline the key points of the reform:

  • Creation of an EU customs data hub
  • Establishment of an EU Customs Authority
  • Customs and business cooperation through Trust and Check Trader
  • Obligations of online platforms in e-commerce
  • Harmonisation of sanctions

The webinar is aimed at managers in customs departments of international companies, customs consultants, logistics companies, and developers of customs software.

UPDATE: The webinar recording  is available on the CustomsClear platfrom.

Prof. Dr. Hans-Michael Wolffgang
Prof. Dr. Hans-Michael Wolffgang

Head of the Institute of Customs and International Trade Law, University of Münster, Germany. Professor Wolffgang promotes academic research in the field of customs and advises on customs matters. Besides his academic activities, he is also co-founder of the AWB Tax Consultancy and AWB Legal Services Partnership, which specialise in customs, export control, VAT and excise law. He is a member of working groups of the European Commission and the World Customs Organisation, and various other advisory bodies. Professor Wolffgang is author and editor of a number of publications on customs and foreign trade law.

Anthony Buckley
Anthony Buckley

Chair of the Customs Knowledge Institute, Ireland. Now operating his own consultancy company, Anthony provides advice to a number of accountancy and other firms, and has experience of training in customs for the University of Limerick, Chartered Accountants Ireland, Irish Exporters Association, and CILT Skillnet. Formerly Head of Revenue’s Customs Service, he led Brexit planning for Irish Customs up to mid-2018. In his Customs role, he represented Ireland at EU discussions, and in the World Customs Organisation.


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