Germany’s BAFA introduces electronic arms reporting system

Germany’s Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control (BAFA) has established under the War Weapons Control Act an electronic “war weapons book” (Kriegswaffenbuches – eKWB). This obliges all those who deal with war weapons to report their stocks and changes in stocks to BAFA on a 6 monthly basis. The changes came into effect on 1 April 2020. Accordingly, …

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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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