Annual Conference - E-Commerce & Customs 2019

Join Greenlane and Steptoe on May 16, 2019 in Liège, Belgium for a full-day conference on developments and issues regarding customs and e-commerce. The conference will be an opportunity to discuss with customs experts from Belgian Authorities, as well as representatives from the EU institutions, law firms, and industry.

Confirmed speakers include Alina Mitrea, DG TAXUD at the European Commission, Ewout Deurwaarder and Christophe Roeland, DG GROW at the European Commission, Aurélien Letawe, Surveillance and Detection, Liège Airport Customs, Walter van der Meiren, Customs Compliance, UPS, and many others.

Event Details:

Date: May 16, 2019
: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CET
Location: Hotel Les Comtes de Méan, Rue du Mont St Martin 9/11, 4000 Liège, Belgium
Negotiated rates for rooms are available at the hotel venue, please return the reservations form to

Price: €150

Click here to see a full agenda and list of guest speakers.


  • Liège and Logistics
  • The Fantastic Growth of E-Commerce
  • Customs and Low Value Consignments
  • Control at the Border of Regulatory Compliance, and the EU’s Draft Compliance and Enforcement Regulation
  • E-Commerce and China
  • E-Commerce and Excise Goods (Alcohol, Tobacco)

What is Greenlane?

Steptoe is a founding member of Greenlane, which is a unique cooperation of independent European law firms specialized in customs and international trade law. Greenlane provides companies with a “one-stop-shop” for customs and international trade law services in Europe.

Why Liège?

Liège is becoming a leading e-commerce hub for companies distributing their products both inside and outside Europe, which has only been reinforced by the arrival of Alibaba. Belgium’s proximity to seaports and airports, dense railways and highway networks, as well as having 60% of the continent’s purchasing power situated within 500 km, makes Liège one of the best locations for companies servicing European customers.


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