New UK-EU dual-use export licence

Today (1 February), the UK’s Department for International Trade published a new Open General Export licence (OGEL): export of dual-use items to EU Member States. It will need to be used for the export of dual-use items to EU Member States in the event that the UK withdraws from the EU without a Brexit deal (NB: licences are not currently required to export dual-use items within the EU). See Notice.

In other news, the helpline email address for the Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU) has changed to: exportcontrol.help@trade.gov.uk

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Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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