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Trade Wars: Ukrainian Business Under Threat?

October 17, 2018

Hotel Hyatt Regency Kyiv
St. Alla Tarasova, 5

09:30 - 13:30

This event is divided in two parts covering various topics. Jones Day partner Renato Antonini will take part in Discussion 1.

Discussion 1: Global Trade War and Ukraine
  • The WTO crisis: causes, consequences, options for resolution
  • U.S. influence on international trade
  • Bilateral agreements: an alternative to the WTO?
  • Ukraine and the WTO: risk zones
  • How does the global trade war threaten Ukraine and Ukrainian business?
  • Possibilities to protect national interests

Discussion 2: Trade Protection Measures and Export Control in Ukraine
  • Who in fact protects trade and economic restrictions
  • Overview of trade protection measures applied by Ukraine
  • The embargo and sanctions: what business should pay attention to
  • Export control: features of Ukrainian practice
  • Preventive measures of Ukrainian business

Speakers for the event include: Renato Antonini, Partner of JONES DAY (Brussels); Victor Galasyk, Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Industrial Policy & Entrepreneurship; Ivan Yurchenko, Head of the Contractual and General Legal Department of the Directorate for Legal Support of METINVEST HOLDING; Denis Krasnikov, Vice-President of the Ukrainian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs; Olga Trofimtseva, member of the Interdepartmental Commission for International Trade; and many more.

The event agenda can be found on the registration page. Registration is free. .

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