EU puts export control restrictions on Covid-19 protective equipment for 6 weeks

The EU has imposed restrictions on the export of personal protective equipment outside the EU without authorisation by Member State authorities for 6 weeks, effective yesterday (15 March 2020). See Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/402. See European Commission Q&A (1 April 2020). Items requiring authorisation include gloves, masks, face shields and protective clothing. The European Commission has taken this step …

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Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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