Businesses involved in international trade are constantly faced with challenges and complexities. Over the last years, challenges such as Trade wars, Brexit and Covid-19 pandemic have increased the need of traders, manufacturers, carriers and logistics providers to explore available options to reduce costs, improve cash flow and save time in their daily operations. The optimization of customs operations can be one of the ways to achieve these goals. At the same time, awareness of applicable customs and trade regulations that are relevant to the traded goods is equally critical, as potential non-compliance with customs and regulatory obligations can give rise to risks for seizure of goods, imposition of penalties and even criminal sanctions.
Our customs & international trade team comprises of specialized lawyers and advisors, that can navigate you through the complex requirements arising from your cross-border operations, while providing customs optimization solutions, through the application of special schemes, simplifications and duty reliefs provided by customs law.