HMRC fines UK exporter for brokering military goods without a licence

Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has issued a penalty of £10,234.26 to an unnamed UK exporter/traderin relation to the unlicensed trading of body armour (classified as military goods) exported outside of the UK, as controlled by the Export Control Order 2008. See Notice. The Notice reminds exporters of the requirement to obtain a licence when moving military goods to...

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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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