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Studio Legale Padovan Announces Trade Compliance Conference

Oct 06, 2023 – Milan, Italy

MILAN - At the end of its first twenty years of activity, the Studio Legale Padovan will organise a free in-person event that is an opportunity for discussing in a single forum on all the issues posed by international trade compliance: States General of International Trade Compliance.

The event will be held in Milan on 15 and 16 February 2024 at the Fondazione Cariplo Congress Center on via Romagnosi 8.

Reputed international and Italian guest speakers will be invited to make their contribution to the conference and the debates on complex issues that no one can now ignore when operating in various capacities on international markets.

The conference’s agenda includes round-tables and discussions on topics like:

·      International economic sanctions: lessons learned and future of the instrument in the EU, USA and UN

·      The Ukrainian Conflict and new relations with Russia

·      Iran and other countries to monitor: monitoring of upcoming sanctions and elusive risks

·      Dual Use: technical and regulatory aspects

·      The main Trade Control regimes (chemicals, timber regulation, conflict minerals)

·      EU Green Deal: CBAM, Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive etc

·      Customs law and practice: classification, made in, preferential agreements and the new Union code

·      Bank compliance in international transactions: trade finance, international payments, instant payments

·      Anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism in international operations

·      Tax profiles related to the movement of goods: VAT regulation of triangulations, call of stock, distance selling

·      Comparison of authorization processes: Italy, other EU countries and the US

·      Enforcement and fight against the avoidance of restrictive measures

·      Supply chain, due diligence and procurement reorganisation

·      Regulation on armaments: law 185/1990 and authorization process

·      Analysis tools and due diligence support

The firm welcomes pre-registrations here.

Studio Legale Padovan and Trade Compliance

Studio Legale Padovan has been publishing regular updates on EU sanctions against Russia ever since the war in Ukraine broke out in February 2022.

The Trade Compliance Team of the Padovan Law Firm is known as a first-rate specialist in relation to various compliance matters concerning the international trade of goods and services: from customs legislation to export control measures, from import trade restrictions to sanctions international economies, from the regulation of military goods to anti-money laundering and the fight against the financing of terrorism.

In the panorama of the main Italian law firms, the Team stands out for its continuous and tailor-made advice to companies and banks that operate – or intend to operate – in foreign markets and, in particular, in countries subject to restrictions. In this sense, the Firm boasts extensive experience in carrying out due diligence analyses, both for the screening of individuals and entities involved in commercial and financial transactions, and for the technical analysis and classification of products and services, as well as for support in completing customs and tax formalities related to the transnational movement of goods.

 The Firm has also acquired renowned experience in the drafting of Internal Compliance Programs - ICP and in the resolution of issues related to the customs and tax aspects of commercial operations with foreign countries, assisting its clients in negotiating relationships with their partners (eg. shippers and customers) and in the regulation of its activities.