Customs, borders and digital protectionism - the imperfect storm

14 minute read
14 November 2018

To build on the findings from our whitepaper Protectionism 2.0: Digital forces driving the new protectionist agenda, our latest podcast sees Gowling WLG's Ursula Johnston and Sean Giles talk to national journalist Andrew Cave, a writer for the Daily Telegraph and Forbes magazine. The podcast explores the crucial customs and border issues that are likely to be caused by protectionist laws and barriers that govern the movement of data, as well as tech related goods and services.

The podcast will consider:

  • The practical and realistic implications of these laws and the protectionist approach
  • The issues that this will create where the accelerated race to develop smart tech is concerned
  • The entire product development process - from mining and manufacturing to product development - and the individual concerns that protectionism creates for these


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