Italy blocks export of 250k Covid-19 vaccinations & Australia requests review

We have reported on the EU’s prohibitions on the export of coronavirus vaccinations produced in the EU without authorisation. Italy has blocked the export of 250,700 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to Australia on the basis that: (i) Australia is not “vulnerable” within the meaning of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/111; (ii) there is an on-going shortage of these vaccines …

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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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