Food, Chemical & Pharmaceutical Law
Online Seminar |
08.10.2020 |
Online |
Language: English

Brexit and Chemical Law – a Lexxion Online Seminar

At our event ‘Brexit and Chemical Law’ we will review the latest developments and provide guidance on all areas of chemical regulation (REACH, Biocides, Food, Cosmetics) impacted by Brexit.

Join from wherever you are – high-quality content delivered to your (home) office. Please check your device compatibility to be ready to attend the online course. This is your first online course with Lexxion? Don’t worry, here’s a quick guide.

Participants receive a certificate upon participation.

Starting from € 495,- (excl. VAT)

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As Brexit is coming to a close, join our Online Seminar on 8 October 2020 for a concise event going through all the practical steps chemical companies can still take to prepare for the immediate impacts of Brexit and beyond. We will provide guidance on all the important aspects of chemical regulation (REACH and biocides) affected by Brexit and practical solutions on how to mitigate the negative effects. We will also address the practical customs implications for the products covered by these regulations. Speakers are drawn from British Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the industry (BASF), the German Chemical Industry Association (VCI), Only Representative Organisation (ORO), and legal practice.

Bigmarker is our interactive online course platform. In order to join our online course, please check your device compatibility first.

What do you need in order to join the online course?

  • Speakers, Microphone; Camera is possible, if you would like to be seen during the online course.
  • A wired connection is strongly recommended.
  • If your internet connection doesn´t work, you can join the online course by telephone, using a dial-in number. In this case there might be additional telephone costs.

How to join the online course?

  • Choose the computer from which you would like to follow the online course.
  • Please check your device compatibility.
  • As soon as you get the invitation link: Please register for the online course by clicking the invitation link.
  • 15 minutes before the online course: Bring your headphones, click the invitation link, enter and enjoy the online course!

Minimum system requirements are as follows:

  • Operating System: Windows 7 or later; Mac OS X 10.12 or later, Linux.
  • Browser: The most recently-published versions of Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Safari, or Opera.
  • High-speed internet: A consistent, high-speed connection is required. Mobile tethering, hotspots, slow or inconsistent public Wi-Fi networks may create latency when using video conferencing.

FAQ

Why do I need to register before the online course starts?
Thank you for registering! This not only helps us to communicate with you in regard to technical issues but it helps you to network with your fellow online course participants.

Will the online course be recorded?
Please ask the responsible event manager.

Do I need a camera?
It is recommended to have a camera for more comfortable communication with the speakers and other participants.

Do I need a microphone?
Since this is an interactive online course, yes.

Do I need to install anything?
No. We expect you to have a browser.

Can I ask questions during the online course?
Yes, you can ask your questions live by using your microphone. You can speak to all participants at the same time as you may have experienced in Skype.

When can I enter the online course I’m attending?
15 minutes before the start. You only can enter if you have passed the system check.

May I leave the online course and come back later?
Yes, just log in at a later time during the online course.

May I access via Phone?
Yes, you can. Participating via phone means you can listen only. Please keep in mind that you will be dialling a US number which would result in higher telephone costs.

Can’t find invitation?
Please check your spam-folder. You should also ask your colleague from the IT department to ‘whitelist’ us. For more details please ask the corresponding event manager, who will be happy to help you.

I failed the Firewall System Check – what can I do?
Please contact your IT department and have them open the necessary ports, which can be found here.

What are the detailed System requirements?
All requirements can be found here.

I failed the Audio Output System Test – what can I do?
If you are using headphones or external speakers, try unplugging them. Please unmute your device. Test your speakers here to find out if they work.

I would like to participate but I’m waiting for an approval. Can I order a ticket on the day of the online course?
Sure. Please message online@lexxion.eu. We need to have a separate testing before the start of the online course.

My email address has changed – can I still participate?
Sure. Please provide us with your updated email adress; you will then receive a new invitation.

How do I contact the host of the online course?
Please contact online@lexxion.eu.

Thursday, 8 October | 10:00 - 14:00 (CEST)

Chair of the Seminar
Hannah Widemann Associate, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Brussels
10:00

Welcome

10:05

Introduction: Political situation and status of the Brexit negotiations

David O'Sullivan Senior Counselor, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Brussels and former COO of the EU's European External Action Service (EEAS)
10:30

REACH Brexit Panel Discussion

Presentations (15 minutes) on the following subjects:

Perspective of UK on post-Brexit REACH

Alun Williams Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, London

Industry perspective on impact for REACH

Neil Hollis BASF, Cleckheaton

Impact on REACH

Dominik Jaensch German Chemical Industry Association (VCI)

Only representative perspective on impact for REACH

Lara Dickens Managing Director, Chemservice UK Ltd

Followed by 20 minutes Q&A and Panel Discussion

11:50

Break

12:20

Brexit and its Impact on Biocides

Evelyn Roßkamp German Chemical Industry Association (VCI), Frankfurt
(tbc)
12:50

Q&A and Discussion

13:00

Data sharing for Brexit (UK REACH and UK BPR)

Darren Abrahams Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Brussels
Eléonore Mullier Senior Associate, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Brussels
Hannah Widemann Associate, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Brussels
13:50

Q&As and Discussion

14:00

End of the Online Seminar

Speakers

Hannah Widemann
Associate, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Brussels

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David O'Sullivan
Senior Counselor, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Brussels and former COO of the EU's European External Action Service (EEAS)

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Alun Williams
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, London

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Neil Hollis
BASF, Cleckheaton

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Dominik Jaensch
German Chemical Industry Association (VCI)

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Lara Dickens
Managing Director, Chemservice UK Ltd

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Evelyn Roßkamp
German Chemical Industry Association (VCI), Frankfurt

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Darren Abrahams
Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Brussels

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Eléonore Mullier
Senior Associate, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, Brussels

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Venue

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Online Seminar | 08.10.2020 | Online | Language: English

Participation Fees
Reduced fee for public authorities: € 495,- (excl. VAT)
Regular fee: € 595,- (excl. VAT)

Discount for ICRL subscribers: € 50,-

The German VAT of 16% will be added. Customers from other EU countries with a valid VAT ID number receive an invoice without VAT (reverse charge). Without VAT ID number, the country-specific VAT will be charged.

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Brexit and Chemical Law
Regular fee / Reguläre Teilnahmegebühr
€595,00
Brexit and Chemical Law
Reduced fee for public authorities / Reduzierte Teilnahmegebühr für Angehörige einer Hochschule/Behörde
€495,00

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