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

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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Five things we learnt from the ‘Cloud computing and export controls’ webinar yesterday (9 September)

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As with moving goods overseas, transferring information or technology to an international buyer can be counted as an export.  If the information or software being exported is controlled, the sender should be aware of their regulatory requirements and may need an export licence.  In a webinar held this week for the IOE&IT Export Control Profession, expert consultant Richard Tauwhare explained what this means for companies using cloud…

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Cloud computing and export controls

In 2020, exports don’t have to go physically across borders to be subject to different countries’ controls and regulations. Software and technology stored or accessed using cloud services are subject to export controls and those using or providing these services have various potential licensing obligations to be aware of. Our webinar on 9 September will cover the controls and licences that apply to users…

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