From Relief to Regret: Customs Procedure Misunderstanding and the £150K Consequence

Customs duty reliefs such as OPR come with strings attached. From authorisation, reporting, recording, measuring, among other things, traders have to meet a whole range of obligations to benefit from a duty relief. When they fail to meet their obligations, duty is due and collected, possible over many years.

Alegrant Secures Prestigious Law Award!

We are thrilled to announce that Alegrant has been honoured with the prestigious Law Award in the Innovation Category! This recognition underscores our commitment to pushing boundaries and redefining excellence in the Customs law industry. At Alegrant, innovation isn’t just a buzzword; it’s our driving force. We’re proud to be at the forefront of legalContinue reading “Alegrant Secures Prestigious Law Award!”

Implications of the UK-Canada Trade Agreement’s Expiration

Post-Brexit, the UK and Canada signed a Trade Continuity Agreement (TCA). This “rollover” agreement is replicating the EU-Canada agreement that was in place before Brexit. The objective was to limit the disruptions while trade negotiators work on a new agreement. However, the UK-Canada Trade Continuity Agreement is only a temporary arrangement and it expires on DecemberContinue reading “Implications of the UK-Canada Trade Agreement’s Expiration”

ALEGRANT Joins the Pledge 1% Movement

ALEGRANT Joins the Pledge 1% Movement and Pledges to Donate 1% of Time to the Community Glasgow, September, 21st, 2023 ALEGRANT announced today that it has joined Pledge 1%, a global movement to create a new normal for companies of all sizes and stages to have a positive social impact through their business. ALEGRANT isContinue reading “ALEGRANT Joins the Pledge 1% Movement”

Impact of the Harley Davidson Origin Case on Customs Strategy

The Harley Davidson Origin case delivers a very hard decision for businesses. It has an impact on supply chain restructuring, relocation of production and duty optimisation. In some organisations, the Customs strategy and compliance records must be reviewed to meet the new obligations. What is the Harley Davidson Origin case about? In Case T-324/21, Harley-DavidsonContinue reading “Impact of the Harley Davidson Origin Case on Customs Strategy”