European Parliament and Council Approve Recast of EU Dual-Use Regulation

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Since it first went into force in 2009, the European Union’s regulation on the export control of dual-use items has undergone several updates to account for emerging technological and other challenges, including cybersecurity and human rights issues. Following a November 2020 provisional agreement, a recast of the regulation was adopted by the European Parliament and the Council of the EU on 10 May 2021 and was unanimously approved by EU Member States a week later.

Our latest Special Report provides an overview of some of the new and updated provisions in the recast. Please click here to access.