Mar 12, 2021 | Foreign Exchange

De-Risking International Supply Chain

Western Union Business Solutions co-hosted with our partners, Freeths LLP hosted a webinar to discuss impacts on supply chains amidst COVID-19.

Freeths Webinar

The global COVID-19 pandemic has brought supply chain resilience to the top of the worry list for many people as countries shut down and movement is halted.

In this webinar recording our panel of experts discussed the below topics:

  • The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on supply chain resilience
  • A review of the economic events & market trends of 2020 and an outlook for 2021
  • An analysis on post-Brexit trade opportunities
  • How to help minimise risk when trading internationally
  • How to create a resilient supply chain(s) & a robust risk management strategy
  • How to minimise FX exposure to help ensure stability & growth through the year ahead


  • Simon King – Chair, Director of Business Development, Freeths
  • Iain Bowler, Partner, Head of Commercial, Freeths
  • Chris Weeks, Senior Corporate Hedging Manager, Western Union Business Solutions
  • Mark Williams, Senior Channel Partnerships Manager, Western Union Business Solutions
  • Nicola Cooper, Managing Associate, Commercial, Freeths