Join us for our 19th Annual Global Trade and Supply Chain Webinar Series entitled, "International Trade Developments in a Challenging New World," which includes the latest international trade developments.

This year, in a variety of sessions, our panels of experts will cover the key developments and latest trends on sanctions, export controls and Foreign Investment Review regimes. On the inbound side, there will be sessions on opportunities and compliance challenges arising out of FTAs, hot topics on Customs valuation, trends in customs audits and supply chain compliance challenges and logistics.

Upcoming Webinar Dates and Topics

Date Topic

January 25

Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Opportunities and Compliance

Speakers: Adriana Ibarra-Fernandez (Mexico City), Eunkyung Kim Shin (Chicago), Reggie Mezu (Dubai), Ivy Tan (Singapore), and Alex Alberti (London)

Moderator: Adriana Ibarra-Fernandez (Mexico City)

February 15


Hot Topics and Emerging Compliance Risks in Export Controls: Focus on US, EU, UK, and Canada

Speakers: Meghan Hamilton (Chicago), Ross Evans (London), and Brian Cacic (Toronto)

Moderator: Lise Test (Washington, DC)

Tuesday, March 29


Hot Topics on Customs Valuation

Speakers: Frank Pan (Shanghai), Paul Burns (Toronto), Alexander Bychkov (Moscow), and Esteban Ropolo (Buenos Aires)

Moderator: Jennifer Revis (London)

Tuesday, April 26


Hot Topics and Emerging Compliance Risks in Sanctions: Focus on US, EU, UK, Canada, and Russia

Speakers: Callie LeFevre (Washington, DC), Derk Christiaans (Amsterdam), Brian Cacic (Toronto), and Vladimir Efremov (Moscow)

Moderator: Ben Smith (London)

Tuesday, May 24


Trends in Customs Audits and the Importance of Customs Compliance as Part of Tax Compliance 

Speakers: Meredith DeMent (Washington, DC), Lionel Van Reet (Brussels), Riza Buditomo (Jakarta), and Jorge Ambriz-Cuevas (Juarez)

Moderator: Nicole Looks (Amsterdam)

Tuesday, June 28


Hot Topics and Emerging Compliance Risks in Export Controls and Sanctions: Australia, China, and Japan

Speakers: Anne Petterd (Sydney), Vivian Wu (Beijing), and Junko Suetomi (Tokyo) 

Moderator: Anne Petterd (Sydney)

Tuesday, July 26


Supply Chain: Logistics and Compliance Challenges

Speakers: Kerry Contini (Washington, DC), Anne Petterd (Sydney), and Can Sozer (Istanbul)

Moderator: John McKenzie (San Francisco)



Tuesday, September 27


Foreign Investment Review Trends:  Focus on Australia, China, and Japan

Speakers: Eric Thianpiriya (Sydney), Laura Liu (Beijing), Junya Ae (Tokyo), and Ryo Yamaguchi (Tokyo)

Moderator: Sylwia Lis (Washington, DC)

Tuesday, October 25

Compliance: Sustainability and Supply Chains

Speakers: Rachel MacLeod (London), Alexander Ehrle (Berlin), Ruth Dawes (Sydney), Sean Selleck (Melbourne), and Mara Ghiorghies (London)

Moderator: Douglas Sanders (Chicago)

November (Dates TBD)

Global Year-End Review of Import/Export/Trade Compliance Developments




To register for this complimentary webinar series, click on the Register Now button for each topic that you're interested in. These webinars are conducted on a Zoom platform. You can register for one or all webinars.

We hope that you will enjoy this exciting webinar series!


Click here to watch previously recorded international trade webinars.


MCLE Credit

Approved for 1.0 general California CLE credits, 1.0 general Illinois CLE credits, 1.0 areas of professional practice New York CLE credits, and 1.0 general Texas CLE credits. North Carolina CLE pending. Participants requesting CLE for other states will receive Uniform CLE Certificates.  Baker & McKenzie LLP is a California and Illinois CLE approved provider. Baker & McKenzie LLP has been certified by the New York State CLE Board as an accredited provider in the state of New York. This program is appropriate for both experienced and newly admitted New York attorneys. Baker & McKenzie LLP is an accredited sponsor, approved by the State Bar of Texas, Committee on MCLE.


This program has been approved for a total of 9 CCS/MCS/CES/MES credits (1 credit for each session) by the National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association of America, Inc.