TMT legal update: export control regime reform in the EU
The European Commission is reviewing the export control regime in the EU with an intention to create a streamlined regime to harmonise the discrepancies arising from existing conflicting export control systems in the various member states.
In June 2013, Brussels played host to a conference aiming to review the current state of the export control regime in the EU. The commission’s working document, ‘Strategic export controls: ensuring security and competitiveness in a changing world’, was under consideration with a view to amending it over the summer months.
The revised document will form a basis for a statement on an updated and hopefully streamlined export control regime that many hope will be more in keeping with contemporary pressures and opportunities within the single market and beyond…
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