BIS issues amendments to EAR Country Group Designations

The US Bureau of Industry and Security issued a final rule to remove Hong Kong as a separate destination from China under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Hong Kong will now be treated as China, which is listed in Country Group D:1, and will therefore be subject to the same licence requirements and exceptions as China on the export, import …

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About Michael O'Kane

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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