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Venue Location
Venue Location

InterContinental Singapore

80 Middle Road, Ballroom 1
Singapore

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Organizer
Organizer
Organizer: , EU Delegation to Singapore
Contact Person: Jenniefer Setiawan
Event Details
Event Details

What are the implications of the EU's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) for Singapore and Southeast Asia? How can companies prepare during this transitional period? EU-ABC is excited to jointly organise this in-person event with the EU Delegation to Singapore to help companies understand more about CBAM and its impact on businesses.

Agenda
Agenda
  • 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

    Arrival & Registration

    Arrival & Registration

    3:00 PM - 3:05 PM

    Welcome Remarks

    Welcome Remarks

    Iwona Piórko (EU Ambassador to Singapore at EU Delegation to Singapore)

    Iwona Piórko

    EU Ambassador to Singapore at EU Delegation to Singapore

    Welcome Remarks

    3:05 PM - 3:20 PM

    Keynote address

    Keynote address

    Gerassimos Thomas (Director-General of Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) | European Commission)

    Gerassimos Thomas

    Director-General of Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) | European Commission

    3:20 PM - 4:00 PM

    Panel 1 Discussion

    Panel 1 Discussion

    Mr Martin Becker (Deputy Head of Unit, Economic Analysis and Taxation of Exempted Sectors, Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) at European Commission)

    Mr Martin Becker

    Deputy Head of Unit, Economic Analysis and Taxation of Exempted Sectors, Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) at European Commission

    Dr Kim Jeong Won (Senior Research Fellow and Programme Lead for Carbon Pricing and Climate Finance at Energy Studies Institute, NUS)

    Dr Kim Jeong Won

    Senior Research Fellow and Programme Lead for Carbon Pricing and Climate Finance at Energy Studies Institute, NUS

    Chris Humphrey (Executive Director of EU-ABC)

    Chris Humphrey

    Executive Director of EU-ABC

    Ms. Aldilla Noor Rakhiemah (Senior Officer of Power, Fossil Fuel, Alternative Energy and Storage (PFS) Department at ASEAN Centre for Energy)

    Ms. Aldilla Noor Rakhiemah

    Senior Officer of Power, Fossil Fuel, Alternative Energy and Storage (PFS) Department at ASEAN Centre for Energy

    Implication of CBAM for Singapore and Southeast Asia

    - How could CBAM enhance global cooperation?
    - Would implementing CBAM lead to trade tensions, as some trading partners might view it as a barrier to free trade?
    - What is the predicted impact of CBAM on ASEAN countries? What can and should ASEAN governments do to deal with CBAM?

    4:00 PM - 4:20 PM

    Q&A

    Q&A

    4:20 PM - 4:40 PM

    Coffee Break

    Coffee Break

    4:40 PM - 5:40 PM

    Panel 2 Discussion

    Panel 2 Discussion

    Mr Xavier Vanden Bosch (Policy officer, CBAM, energy and green taxation unit, Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) of European Commission)

    Mr Xavier Vanden Bosch

    Policy officer, CBAM, energy and green taxation unit, Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) of European Commission

    Venkatachalam Anbumozhi (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia)

    Venkatachalam Anbumozhi

    Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

    Frank Debets (PwC)

    Frank Debets

    PwC

    Maryanne W. Kamau (Managing Associate at Sidney Austin LLP)

    Maryanne W. Kamau

    Managing Associate at Sidney Austin LLP

    The CBAM transitional period – how can companies prepare?

    Topics that will be discussed in this panel includes:
    - How should companies prepare for the CBAM?
    - What are the key challenges that businesses, both within the EU and globally, are facing during this transitional period? And what issues do you foresee when CBAM is fully implemented?
    - How can businesses in ASEAN effectively adapt to the implementation of the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) and positio...
    The CBAM transitional period – how can companies prepare?

    Topics that will be discussed in this panel includes:
    - How should companies prepare for the CBAM?
    - What are the key challenges that businesses, both within the EU and globally, are facing during this transitional period? And what issues do you foresee when CBAM is fully implemented?
    - How can businesses in ASEAN effectively adapt to the implementation of the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) and position themselves to compete in an increasingly carbon-conscious international market?
    - How can businesses ensure compliance with CBAM regulations while minimising disruptions to their operations and supply chains?
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    5:40 PM - 6:00 PM

    Q&A

    Q&A

    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Reception

    Reception

Speakers
Speakers
  • Iwona Piórko (EU Ambassador to Singapore at EU Delegation to Singapore)

    Iwona Piórko

    EU Ambassador to Singapore at EU Delegation to Singapore

  • Gerassimos Thomas (Director-General of Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) | European Commission)

    Gerassimos Thomas

    Director-General of Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) | European Commission

  • Mr Martin Becker (Deputy Head of Unit, Economic Analysis and Taxation of Exempted Sectors, Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) at European Commission)

    Mr Martin Becker

    Deputy Head of Unit, Economic Analysis and Taxation of Exempted Sectors, Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) at European Commission

  • Dr Kim Jeong Won (Senior Research Fellow and Programme Lead for Carbon Pricing and Climate Finance at Energy Studies Institute, NUS)

    Dr Kim Jeong Won

    Senior Research Fellow and Programme Lead for Carbon Pricing and Climate Finance at Energy Studies Institute, NUS

  • Ms. Aldilla Noor Rakhiemah (Senior Officer of Power, Fossil Fuel, Alternative Energy and Storage (PFS) Department at ASEAN Centre for Energy)

    Ms. Aldilla Noor Rakhiemah

    Senior Officer of Power, Fossil Fuel, Alternative Energy and Storage (PFS) Department at ASEAN Centre for Energy

  • Chris Humphrey (Executive Director of EU-ABC)

    Chris Humphrey

    Executive Director of EU-ABC

  • Mr Xavier Vanden Bosch (Policy officer, CBAM, energy and green taxation unit, Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) of European Commission)

    Mr Xavier Vanden Bosch

    Policy officer, CBAM, energy and green taxation unit, Directorate General for Taxation and Customs Union (DG TAXUD) of European Commission

  • Venkatachalam Anbumozhi (Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia)

    Venkatachalam Anbumozhi

    Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

  • Frank Debets (PwC)

    Frank Debets

    PwC

  • Maryanne W. Kamau (Managing Associate at Sidney Austin LLP)

    Maryanne W. Kamau

    Managing Associate at Sidney Austin LLP

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