Legal Aspects of International Trade
Event Location
Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, 30 George Square, G2 1EQ
Event Start
19 February 2019 , 08:30
Event End
19 February 2019 , 10:00
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  • Are you thinking about making the first move into exporting?
  • Are you confused as to where to start?
  • Want to know who can support you?

You need the Passport to Export – a series of short, sharp, interactive workshops that will give you all the information you need to start trading internationally.

Through four workshops the Passport to Export will help you explore the exciting prospect of growing your business on the global stage. If you have little or no previous exporting experience but would like to find out a bit more about what is involved these workshops are for you.

The workshops are FREE and are delivered between 8.30 am and 10.00 am or 4.30 pm to 6.00 pm so that they don’t impact too much on your working day. You will also have the opportunity for networking at the beginning and end of the workshop and to hear from businesses who have already taken the first steps into exporting.

Workshop 3: Legal Aspects of International Trade

This workshop will cover:-

  • What in legal terms is different about exporting?
  • Overseas legal requirements – regulatory environment
  • Need for authorised representative
  • Registration requirements
  • Direct sales legal issues
  • B2B
  • Consumers
  • Online sales
  • Brand protection of avoiding infringement
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Appointing an intermediary
  • Main issues
  • Barriers to market entry – EU/non-EU
  • Product liability and recall
  • Presenter – Michael Dean - Partner

Supported by Dentons

Michael Dean is a partner in Dentons Glasgow office. Michael obtained an Honours Degree from Glasgow University and studied EU law at the College of Europe, Bruges. Early in his career, he worked for four years in London with a major international law firm, before returning to establish a practice in a Scottish commercial law firm.

Michael has experience in competition law, including cartel proceedings, distribution, state aids and merger clearances. In addition, he has extensive knowledge in the fields of public procurement and export controls. He also has considerable expertise in regulatory law, particularly in the power, post and water sectors and is an Honorary Consul for the Federal Republic of Germany for Glasgow.

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To reserve your place on any or all of the workshops please email Elaine Rodger on or call on 0141 204 8332.

All Workshops

Workshop 1: Introduction to Exporting and Market Readiness

Workshop 2: International Finance

Workshop 3: Legal Aspects of International Trade

Workshop 4: International Logistics