In April 2017 the prime ministers of Ireland, the Netherlands and Denmark met in The Hague to discuss the implications of Brexit on the three countries. In a statement following their meeting, the three European countries said they looked forward to the negotiation process ultimately resulting in a comprehensive trade deal between the EU and UK, as all three countries have particularly close economic, trade and cultural ties with Britain.
On Thursday 21 September 2017 the Ireland Netherlands Business Association (INBA), KPMG and Meijburg & Co, in partnership with the Embassy of Ireland in the Netherlands, will be hosting a Seminar entitled Brexit: Implications for Dutch and Irish Business.
During the seminar representatives of Dutch and Irish businesses and government will discuss the progress of the negotiation process and explore the implications of Brexit on the economies of both countries. Furthermore, Brexit's impact on Dutch and Irish businesses and investment will be discussed and what actions companies need to take to prepare for this.
Speakers and panellists already confirmed are:
• Robert van der Jagt, Chairman KPMG EU Tax Centre;
• Julie Sinnamon, CEO Enterprise Ireland;
• Guido Landheer, Deputy Director General, Foreign Economic Relations, Department of
Foreign Affairs of The Netherlands;
• Rory Montgomery, Second Secretary General and Director General, Department of
Foreign Affairs, Ireland;
• Dr. Gordon Campbell, President INBA, Advisor to the Board and former CEO of SPAR
With opening remarks by:
• H.E. Ambassador Kevin Kelly, Ambassador of Ireland
The formal session starts at 3:30 pm, and participants will be welcomed from 3:00 pm. The seminar will be followed by a networking reception commencing at 6:00 pm.
Attendance is free but registration is required through this link which will take you to the Meijburg & Co event site. The full agenda will be sent to registered delegates during the first week of September.