EU establishes a common approach on end-user certificates

The EU Council has adopted Decision (CFSP) 2021/38, which establishes a common approach to the export of small arms, light weapons (SALW), and their ammunition. The purpose of the Decision is to “diminish the risk of arms diversion to illicit or unintended users, create a level playing field, and increase clarity for the defence industry and its clients regarding relevant …

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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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