On 11 June the EU’s new dual-use regulation (Regulation 2021/821) was published in the Official Journal. The regulation will start to apply 90 days after publication (9 September) and will replace the current Council Regulation (EC) No 428/2009.
Although the new Regulation is less ambitious than what was initially proposed by the European Commission in 2016, there are some important new requirements and features. The following Trade Update highlights three of these, control of cyber-surveillance items that could be used for human rights violations, new Union general export authorisations and a recurring theme of implementation of Internal Compliance Programmes.
Read the update here.