The Export Control Challenge

February 04, 2015

Export controls seldom seize the headlines in the way that sanctions do, and the rhythm of practice may be more measured. Nonetheless, there are drivers for change. Amongst these are the need for greater consistency in the way the rules are applied and the European Parliament’s renewed interest in their human rights and security implications. Businesses, meanwhile, have come to realise that they ignore the commercial consequences of compliance at their peril.