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Trump, the UK and International Trade

Although US-UK relations have always been on very good terms, with the result of Brexit and trade deals being dismantled and rebuilt, should UK SMEs be prepared for uncertainty?

Our latest debate was chaired by former Senior Partner Sir Michael Snyder, who lead the firm for 37 years; first as Managing Partner, and from 1990 as Senior Partner, and who is also an elected Member of the City of London where he was the Chairman of Policy and Resources, for over five years.

Our Chair was joined by Vernon Hill, Mark Hoban and Richard Kopelman.

Vernon Hill is Chairman and Founder of Metro Bank PLC. He is often credited with reinventing American banking with Commerce Bank, which he built from scratch to over 500 branches.

Prof Mark Hoban is a British Conservative Party politician, Financial Secretary to the Treasury and a former Minister of State for Work and Pensions. He also chairs the City’s International Regulatory Strategy Group.

Finally, Richard Kopelman who is CEO and Managing Partner of one of the largest accountancy, tax and consultancy firms in the US, Aprio LLP.

The debate was streamed live and can be watched in its entirety in the link below.