Self-disclosures of arms exports violations to US DDTC declines

The US State Department’s Directorate of Defence Trade Controls (DDTC), which oversees controls over military exports, has seen a decline in the number of voluntary self-disclosures received from 2027 in 2013 to 654 in 2019 (figures obtained by Global Investigations Review, see article). The statistics have remained consistent for the past 2 years after falling from over 500 in 2013/2014, …

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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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