Fabienne Vermeeren specialises in advising multinational corporations, trade associations and sovereign clients on EU trade and customs matters, including with respect to Brexit.
Ms Vermeeren frequently works on customs law issues including classification, valuation and origin matters, as well as the EU’s successive generalised scheme of preferences regimes and free trade agreements. She actively monitors EU customs developments, including with respect to the Union Customs Code and related rules, procedures and guidance.
She has been involved in drafting briefing papers for Member States and the European Commission on the classification of various consumer electronic products under discussion in the EU Nomenclature Committee, and on customs valuation and origin matters.
Ms Vermeeren also works on EU export control matters and sanctions regimes and their enforcement and licence application procedures at Member State level. She is deeply involved in advising and training multinational clients to ensure compliance in these matters.
Ms Vermeeren has also worked on anti-dumping cases in the European Union, in particular on the ‘Community interest’ and injury aspects of numerous agrochemicals cases, and the customs aspects of anti-dumping cases in various product sectors (e.g., classification and origin issues).