Export Controls


In light of the operation of a 21 day national lockdown and the President’s declaration of a state of national disaster, the Department of Trade and Industry introduced new export control measures on Friday, 27 March 2020. These measures came into operation with effect from 27 March 2020 and shall remain in operation until further notice. Export applications to the International Trade Administration Commission (ITAC) Section 6 of the International Trade Administration Act, 71 of…

On 13 March 2020, the Official Journal published the Common Military List of the European Union, as adopted by the Council on 17 February 2020 (2020/C 85/01). The document lists items covered by Council Common Position 2008/944/CFSP defining common rules governing the control of exports of military technology and equipment. It updates and replaces the Common Military List of the European Union that was adopted by the Council on 18 February 2019. Notable changes include…

Who Should Attend? In-house legal and compliance specialists working within the technology, media and telecoms sectors.

Speakers from Baker McKenzie’s Global Trade & Commerce, Compliance & Investigations, Antitrust & Competition, IPTech, and TMT Groups will discuss managing compliance risks in the context of the Technology, Media & Telecoms sector. We will have speakers from the UK, elsewhere in Europe, the US and Asia. Key topics will include:

  • Developments, risks and practical considerations for the TMT sector regarding sanctions, export controls, customs, anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering, tax evasion, antitrust and competition, data privacy, consumer protection, cyber security and human rights
  • Practical sessions on best practices in the TMT sector for managing compliance risks in the context of (1) the cloud; (2) M&A deals; and (3) the supply chain, including the impact of Brexit and global trade wars.

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