25 Aug 2014 (Mon), 18:30 - 21:30 h

The upcoming Scottish Referendum – current discussion and possible impacts on trade

Joint event with the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft (DBG).

The Scottish Independence Referendum on 18 September 2014 is coming ever closer and the discussion not just in the UK is heating up. On the background of an increasing trend towards disintegration in Europe, as could be seen in the recent European elections, the BCCG in cooperation with the DBG has organised an informative speech and ensuing panel discussion on this topical matter. What are the main pro and cons of independence as articulated by the main protagonists? What would be the impact on the Scottish and British economies? Would a yes vote signal a further move towards disintegration in Europe?

18:30 Arrival and welcome

19:00 "Current opinions on the Scottish Referendum", Holger Geißler, YouGov

19:15 "The Scottish Referendum: past, present and future", Jeremy Peat OBE, University of Strathclyde

19:45 "The international trade implications of the Scottish Referendum", Ross Martin, Chief Executive of the Scottish Council on Development and Industry

20:00 Panel Discussion

20:30 Welcome drink and buffet with networking opportunity

By registration only. Limited seats. First come - first served.
Please not under "Specials" if you are a member of the Deutsch-Britische Gesellschaft" (DBG).

About registration:
Please register by e-mail with the attached registration form until 18 August the latest by E-Mail or register online (below).

Cost for welcome drink and buffet:
Members BCCG/DBG: EUR 30.00 - Non-Members: EUR 40.00
Drinks during dinner are not included. The participation fee is payable at the door.

Download: Invitation and Registration form

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"Die ABN AMRO als unser Mutterkonzern ist eine der führenden, internationalen Banken und pflegt daher natürlich intensive Beziehungen zu England. Als Gründungsmitglied der BCCG Bremen/Niedersachsen versuchen wir, dieses besondere Netzwerk für Unternehmen/Unternehmer dieser Region zu öffnen und die Einzigartigkeit hervorzuheben. "

BCCG-TestimonialCarsten Klugermann
Direktor, Leiter der Niederlassung Bremen, Private Banking
Bethmann Bank AG, Bremen

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