Changes to the Wassenaar Arrangement Controls List and UK Sanctions List could impact firms’ compliance requirements

Updates for export control professionals: new training on US controls, internal compliance webinar and ECJU notices

Staying abreast of international regulatory changes and ensuring your business is operating under best practice principles are fundamental tasks for export control professionals. Continual training, attending webinars and subscribing to the Export Control Joint Unit’s (ECJU) ‘Notices to Exporters’ are therefore among the activities that most control staff undertake to ensure their knowledge is up-to-date.…

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China introduces new ‘blocking’ law to combat US extraterritoriality in possible ‘point of contention’ between the world powers

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The Chinese government has enacted new ‘blocking’ rules to counteract the extraterritorial application of certain foreign laws that it considers unjustifiable – a move that may prove to be a “new point of contention” in US-China relations, according to experts. China and the US have in recent years strengthened control regulations to restrict the trade…

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Government notifies traders of amended export licences and new controls on munitions

The UK government department overseeing the implementation of export control rules has issued multiple notices in recent weeks indicating licensing and control list changes that could affect a wide range of companies exporting dual-use or military items. The Department for International Trade’s Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU) regularly releases ‘Notices to Exporters’ about regulatory developments…

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Updates to the EU export control regime – webinar recording and slides

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The new EU dual-use regulation is due to come into force this summer, bringing in new EU autonomous controls, new and updated control parameters and other important clarifications. Businesses trading or participating in supply chains involving dual-use goods in the EU will need to understand what these new rules mean to ensure future trade is…

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New EU dual-use control rules to be explained in free webinar next week

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The EU has adopted what it describes as “modernising” new rules on the export of dual-use items, saying they will help prevent human rights abuses. The EU Council formally upgraded its control legislation on 10 May and the new rules will enter into force 90 days after the European parliament and council formally sign it.…

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