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BABC Past Events


The “new normal” on the eve of Brexit: Challenge or opportunity for boosting transatlantic trade

Join this event as part of #GlobalTrade2020 where WM.International will host a discussion about the future of transatlantic trade in the ‘new normal’. With a free trade agreement between the UK and US in discussion, what do international businesses need to know and prepare for in trade?

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Globalisation or localisation: where next? technology and sourcing considerations

How will businesses will get on their feet again? What will be their immediate people, supply chain and technology needs? How many will embrace the opportunity to transform or reimagine how their finance functions and operations better serve the business at the dawn of the ‘new normal’?

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Economic Insight. Moving Goods, Moving Money

We know that for companies trading globally a new normality is emerging but what this means for UK businesses and how they should be planning for the future is still unclear for many. This webinar will cover economic insight for businesses trading internationally including:
•CV-19 scenarios- the different paths ahead and the impact on exchange rates
•Brexit – Key deadlines and probable outcomes
•Economic insight- FX risk and cash flow

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Cybersecurity is essential for Global Trade

Trade barriers or legitimate responses to cybersecurity risks, or both?

Join this free panel discussion with some of the UK’s leading authorities on cybersecurity to discuss the importance of it and why it’s so essential for global trade.

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Global Trade Conference

Following on from two successful Transatlantic Conference’s, we’ve decided to grow the annual event to look at further key markets for businesses to go truly global. Reflecting on the current pandemic, it is known that the COVID19 crisis has had an enormous impact on every aspect of life and business. 

This conference will discuss the effects on businesses across the world, business resilience, the economy and moving forward to resume international trade as well as keynotes from innovative businesses.

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Recovery Readiness: Re-Opening Your Workplace of the Future

As areas around the world begin to stabilize from the pandemic and stay-at-home restrictions are lifted, organizations will begin to bring workers back into the physical workplace. The migration of a furloughed and Work-From-Home workforce back to places of business will look different for every organization, and the management of the process is truly without precedent.

BAB convenes an expert panel to provide guidance & expertise to businesses on how to navigate this process, including research-based insights, and recommended practices, protocols, & tools to ready your workforce and safely and effectively re-open office environments and business properties.

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‘At the Lunch Table’ Virtual Series – How are companies adapting to sudden change & what does the future hold?

Companies are facing unexpected and sudden changes to traditional business operations. Some businesses are easily adapting and pivoting, while others are struggling.
•How are companies working to ensure their success and continue to scale?
•What strategies are keeping employees engaged and motivated?
•Is the sudden restriction to employee mobility internationally and regionally a hindrance or will it become the new normal?
•Will companies rethink the traditional office environment in favor of a virtual workforce?
•How will health and safety issues impact the blue-collar and service/hospitality workforce?

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‘At the Lunch Table’ Virtual Series – What does the present pandemic mean for the future of transportation?

Large cities have transport systems focused on meeting a huge demand in a safe, on-time, economical way – pressure to deliver and add services. Today, that pressure has shifted towards keeping systems operational and safe amidst a declining ridership.
-What’s next for bus and rail as recovery takes place?
-With uncertain passenger confidence and usage, will public transport decrease while car sales boom?
-If rider demand remains low, will it prompt additional service cuts and how will it impact those in communities that need it the most?

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Preparing for USMCA Day – Episode IV Digital, Intellectual Property and Technology Considerations under USMCA

The New NAFTA, known as USMCA (in U.S.), CUSMA (in Canada) and T-MEC (in Mexico), will enter into force on July 1, 2020 (or later). As the world focuses on business resumption and recovery in the wake of COVID-19, preparing for the new agreement will be critical for companies relying on North American supply and value chains.

This Episode will examine the Digital and Intellectual Property Chapters in USMCA, changes to domestic legislation in areas such as IP and technology regulation, nearshoring opportunities, and the USMCA’s potential to promote innovation in North America. 

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‘At the Lunch Table’ Virtual Series – How hard has manufacturing been hit & can it bounce back?

Manufacturing has seemingly taken a harder than average hit. What happens  If consumer demand continues to decline?
-Will manufacturers be at risk for disruption, pivot to gradually move to onshoring production cycles, or diversify their operations to support different industry sectors?
-Will sectors, like defense, rise above or be impacted if governments don’t have the cash or appetite for taking on additional debt to support defense spending?
-With ongoing volatility in costs, policy decisions, labor availability and more, what changes are coming to the manufacturing industry?

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The BABCPHL recognizes our Club Level Members:

  • Almac
  • American Airlines
  • Cigna
  • Cigna
  • Deloitte
  • Duane Morris
  • EisnerAmper LLP
  • Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
  • HSBC
  • Johnson, Kendall & Johnson, Inc.
  • KPMG
  • Morgan Lewis
  • Law Firm of Pepper Hamilton
  • United Airlines
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • Welsh Government