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Embassy of Ireland hosts joint seminar examining the implications of Brexit for Dutch and Irish business

The Embassy of Ireland, in partnership with the Ireland Netherlands Business Association (INBA) and Meijburg & Co/KPMG hosted a seminar entitled Brexit: Implications for Dutch and Irish Business at KPMG’s offices in Amsterdam on 21 September 2017. 

HE Kevin Kelly, Ambassador of Ireland to the Netherlands sets the context for discussions on Brexit Credit: Embassy of Ireland. Credit: Embassy of Ireland

The aim of the event was to raise awareness of the challenges faced by Ireland and the Netherlands in responding to and preparing for the consequences of the UK withdrawal from the EU. Over 120 participants representing the business and diplomatic community, the Dutch government and the Irish diaspora were in attendance.

Speakers at the event included HE Kevin Kelly, Ambassador of Ireland to the Netherlands, Dr Gordon Campbell, President of INBA, Robert van der Jagt, Chairman KPMG's EU Tax Centre, Rory Montgomery, SSG/DG Department of Foreign Affairs (Ireland), Julie Sinnamon, CEO Enterprise Ireland and Guido Landheer, DDG Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Netherlands).