Making sense of Brexit : Legal implications for French organisations
More than a year has passed since the Brexit referendum occurred. Negotiations on the terms of the UK exit are well underway. Until those terms are agreed, it is unclear just how the UK will fare with its trade relationships with the EU and the rest of the World.
The Franco-British Chamber of Commerce has the pleasure of hosting a prestigious event on the 6th December 2017, in partnership with Eversheds Sutherland. The Chamber looks forward to welcoming Ros Kellaway, Christopher Muttukumaru and Dan Roskis to a breakfast conference on making sense of Brexit and more particularly, legal implications for French organisations.
Panel of speakers:
Ros Kellaway Ros is head of the Eversheds EU Competition and Regulatory Group and has been a partner commercial practice since 1989. She has significant knowledge in the financial services, food, insurance, energy and automotive, as she acts for major companies in these industries. She specialises in cartels, competition investigations, distribution and advice on EU law. Ros has researched and spoken extensively on the subject of Brexit to numerous organisations over the last six months including The British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and The Dublin Chamber of Commerce
Christopher Muttukumaru Christopher is an accredited CEDR mediator and a former General Counsel to the UK Department for transport. He was educated at school in Australia, coming to the UK to read for his degree at Jesus College, Oxford. Following in his father’s footsteps, he then attended City to study Law and was called to the Bar in 1974. He has significant knowledge in media, culture, sport, environnement, transport and regions.
Dan Roskis Dan is a partner in Company Commercial group, based in The Paris office. Fluent in English and French, he specialises in French and European competition law including merger control, anti-competitive practices and State aids. A member of the Paris bar, he is a doctor of laws and also holds a postgraduate degree in French & European business law. Dan also spent a year on secondment to the in-house legal department of Electricité de France (EDF).
The focus point of the presentation will be addressing the current European situation and the options for the future in the specific sectors of energy, transport and commerce, with the aim to discuss the following:
- What is the current situation and what are the options for the future?
- What impact on immigration, trade, the EU and the rest of the world?
- What concrete examples in some key sectors such as energy, transport, infrastructures, international commerce…?
Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask their own questions in a Q&A session at the end of the presentation.
By invitation only: This event is exclusively reserved for our President’s Forum members.
The event will take place on the 6th December 2017 between 8:30 – 10:30.