14Jun 18

Sanctions, Export Controls and Logistics

The Hague, The Netherlands, • English

This seminar will provide an overview and update of relevant policy developments and critical issues from an EU-US trade controls perspective.


This seminar aims to show the practical consequences and challenges of the increased enforcement on export controls and sanctions for parties involved in the trade of strategic goods. These include insurance companies, financial institutions, customs agents, manufacturers and distributors.

Who should attend

Corporate compliance officers and legal and tax counsel of large and mid-sized companies with an international business presence, including companies in the transport and logistics sector seeking to keep abreast of the latest developments in the field of US and EU trade controls.


Preliminary Programme 

13:30Welcome and introduction
Trade controls – policy developments and critical issues from a US & EU perspective
By Susan Kovarovics, partner/lawyer at Bryan Cave;
and Bert Gevers, partner/lawyer at Loyens & Loeff
The recent Dutch enforcement cases and their implications
By Gerard Kreijen, partner/lawyer at Loyens & Loeff
Is your contract trade controls proof?

The export control & sanctions challenges in the transport sector
By Martin Palmer, CEO Supply Chain Compliance Ltd, Associate of SKS & Partners and former Global Director of Export Controls and Customs for TNT Express
The export control & sanctions challenges from a business perspective
By Kirstie Wain, EU Trade Compliance Manager, Chromalloy United Kingdom Ltd.
 Sanctions & export controls from a government perspective
By Central Import and Export Office, Dutch CustomsPanel discussion: The export control & sanctions challenges for the Netherlands as a logistics hubConcluding Remarks
17:30Drinks & Networking
18:30End of Programme


Susan Kovarovics Partner/Lawyer,  Bryan Cave
Bert Gevers Partner/Lawyer, Loyens & Loeff
Gerard Kreijen Partner/Lawyer, Loyens & Loeff
Martin Palmer CEO Supply Chain Compliance Ltd,  Associate of SKS & Partners and former Global Director of Export Controls and Customs for TNT Express
Kirstie Wain EU Trade Compliance Manager,  Chromalloy United Kingdom Ltd.
Dutch Customs Central Import and Export Office

Logistical notes

Venue: ICC Netherlands, Bezuidenhoutseweg 12, The Hague


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