Friday 14 October 2016 | 8.30am to 12.00 noon | CIMA Auditorium, Colombo
The Government is currently in the process of finalising the new Customs Act and has requested suggestions from importers, exporters and professionals in order to identify the potential issues that may arise upon the implementation of the new Customs Act.
This seminar will provide insights on the compliance requirements of local Customs Regulations. This will enable businesses to understand and operate in a way which would mitigate the risks of encountering practical and unforeseen Customs issues in the future.
• Understanding the Customs legislative requirements “in spirit”
• Application of governing provisions “in practice”
• Avoid the risks of excessive Customs levy, extra charges and penalties, sanctions for Customs offences
• Guidance on the protection of your rights granted by the Customs law including appeals to the Tax Appeals Commission in the event of any dispute.
• Mr. Suresh R. I. Perera : Principal – Tax & Regulatory, KPMG
• Mr. M. Ravindrakumar : Consultant - Tax & Regulatory, KPMG; Former Director of Sri Lanka Customs
• Ms. Rifka Ziyard : Senior Manager – Tax & Regulatory, KPMG
• Mr. T. Kananathalingam : Consultant – Customs, Trade & Logistics
• Mr. Dinesh De Silva : Chairman – The Import Section of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce
• Ms. Kasturi Chellaraja Wilson : Managing Director – Hemas Pharmaceuticals, Hemas Surgicals & Diagnostics, Hemas Maritime & Logistics
• Mr. Peter Jasinghe : Head of Sales & Marketing – XPO Logistics Sri Lanka
Who will benefit
Importers / Exporters, Accountants, Freight Forwarders, Clearing Agents, Trade Associations, Bankers, Lawyers, Practitioners, Students of international trade
What you can gain
• Knowledge on the practical aspects of Customs issues
• Awareness of the potential risks that may arise and the ability to handle impending challenges
Members Rs 5,000 | Non Members Rs 6,500
For more information contact: Gayani De Soyza
T: +94 (0) 11 2503880 Ext 218 F: +94 (0) 11 2503881