By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

EU Council agrees new trade rules on capital punishment and torture goods

The EU Committee of Permanent Representatives (COREPER) has, on behalf of the Council, agreed amendments to the EU’s rules on the sale and export of goods that may be used for capital punishment or torture. The amendments to Regulation 1236/2005, agreed in view of developments since its introduction in 2006, would: prohibit the brokering of banned equipment listed in Annex…...

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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