Announcing The Scottish BREXIT Business Summit 2018

Paul Hooper is Head of Marketing for City & Financial Global Ltd

City & Financial have just announced a 0ne-Day Conference on 21st November 2018 in Edinburgh.

The objective of the summit is to examine the implications of Brexit for Scotland’s future in the round, including the critical devolution issue, how Scotland can preserve its important links with Europe and the various scenarios for trading in the post-Brexit future.

Building on the success of the BREXIT portfolio including The Post-Brexit UK Trade Policy Summit, The UK Financial Services BREXIT Summit, and The EU Withdrawal Bill Summit, this event will bring together leading experts from the Scottish and UK Governments, as well as representatives from a range of Scottish companies, in order to provide a cross-cutting view of the implications of Brexit for the future of the Scottish economy and how Scottish companies should be planning for it.

The event will also provide a forum in which industry can share its ideas and concerns with government.

The speaker line-up includes:

  • Michael Russell MSP,Cabinet Secretary for Government Business and Constitutional Relations

  • Adam Tomkins MSP,Scottish Parliament

  • Murdo Fraser MSP,Scottish Parliament and Member of Brexit Cross Party Group

  • Stephen Ingledew,Chief Executive, FinTech Scotland

  • Graeme Jones,Chief Executive, Scottish Financial Enterprise

  • Gary Marshall,Head of EMEA, Standard Life Aberdeen

  • Andrew McRae,Scottish Policy Chair, Federation of Small Businesses

  • Alexandra Renison,Head of Europe and Trade Policy, Institute of Directors

  • Neil Francis,Director- International Trade and Investment Operations, SDI

Key themes in the programme include:

  • The UK Government’s BREXIT plan

  • The Scottish Government’s perspective on BREXIT

  • The EU Withdrawal Bill and the devolution issue

  • The transition period and contingency planning

  • What does Scotland need from a Free Trade Agreement?

  • How will the proposed Free Trade Area in Goods work in practice?

  • Understanding the planned customs arrangements

  • Trade in financial and non-financial services: how will the UK Government’s expanded equivalence regime operate?

  • ‘Global Britain’ and ‘Global Scotland’: making allies and forging new trade relationships with other developed and developing countries

  • Freedom of movement and the long-awaited Immigration Bill

As demand for attendance at the event is likely to be high, early booking is recommended.

The full event programme and confirmed speakers can be viewed on the event website by clicking here.

We've agreed a discount with FinTech Scotland. When registering, use the code BREXSC1FT

Delegate Fee: £495 + VAT. Discounted fee with code: £396.00 + VAT

Public Sector: £295 + VAT. Discounted fee with code: £236.00 + VAT

Small Company (less than 50 employees in company or group): £195 + VAT. Discounted fee with code: £156.00 + VAT