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EU updates arms export controls

Control of arms export: Council adopts conclusions, new decision updating the EU’s common rules and a revised user’s guide The Council today adopted a decision amending the Council Common Position of 8 December 2008 on the control of arms exports, as well as a revised user’s guide. It also adopted […]

Notice to exporters 2019/05: ???

Notice Notice to exporters 2019/05: UK company fined more than £80,000 for illegal exports Published 3 April 2019 Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recently issued a compound penalty of £82,152.33 to a UK exporter. This related to unlicensed exports of military goods controlled by The Export Control Order 2008. Export […]

Export control violations can land you in jail

Pensioner jailed for trafficking fighter jet parts to Iran Press Release   •   Nov 22, 2018 16:28 GMT Alexander George A retired company boss has been jailed for trafficking fighter jet parts to Iran in violation of Weapons of Mass Destruction controls. Alexander George, 77, from Bristol, has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for shipping […]