Brexit: How might it affect Romanian businesses in the UK?

12 October 2017 @ 18:30 – 20:30 Europe/Bucharest Timezone
Romanian Cultural Centre
18 Fitzhardinge St
Marylebone, London W1H 6EQ
David Webster
Brexit: How might it affect Romanian businesses in the UK? @ Romanian Cultural Centre | England | United Kingdom

The British Romanian Chamber of Commerce in London is pleased to invite Romanian SMEs and entrepreneurs to an event on the potential implications of Brexit for their businesses.

Bringing together two expert speakers, David Geary of the Federation of Small Businesses, and Dr Lusine Navasardyan of OTS Solicitors, the event will explore questions about the potential post-Brexit regulatory environment with particular reference to cross border trading and immigration/work permits.

The meeting will be followed by a reception sponsored by Halewood International, the UK’s leading distributor of Romanian wine.

About the speakers

David Geary, Federation of Small Businesses

David is Deputy Head of EU and International Affairs within the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB), the UKs leading business organisation for small and micro businesses. Having led the organisation’s EU Referendum campaign, David has developed the small business response to Brexit curating four major research projects on trade, labour, funding and regulation. Leading FSB engagement at a European level, David ensures the voice of UK small businesses is heard across a diverse range of policies and audiences, including the European Commission, the European Parliament and key pan-European stakeholders. David represents FSB on EMOTA, the pan-European e-Commerce association.

A former political advisor to Irish President Michael D Higgins, David has led advocacy for a number of leading international organisations including Amnesty International USA and European Movement UK.

Dr Lusine Navasardyan, OTS Solicitors

Dr Navasardyan joined OTS Solicitors in 2015. With an extensive knowledge and an in-depth understanding of the challenges businesses face from their inception and throughout their existence, Lusine advises clients in respect of relocating their businesses to the UK, via the Tier I (Investor), Tier 1 (Entrepreneur), Tier 2 (General), Tier 2 (ICT) or Sole Representative of an Overseas Business visa categories.

Working in the Corporate and Business Immigration Departments, her role is instrumental for businesses looking to widen their talent search pool. She advises in respect of all business immigration issues for both employers and employees including sponsor licence applications, the sponsor’s duties and obligations and general employment compliance issues for the businesses.

Lusine has been a member of the Bucharest Bar since 2005 and a registered European lawyer since 2015. She is fluent in Romanian, Russian, and Armenian.

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