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UK Export Control Organisation (ECO) Updates Six Open Licences

The ECO has announced that it has updated and amended six open general export licences (OGELs) in order to reflect the amendments to the Export Control Order 2008, which came into force on 22 February, and the replacement of Schedule 1 to the OGEL for printed circuit boards (PCB) and components for military goods. The … Continue Reading

UK Export Control Organisation (ECO) Publishes New Guidance on Using SPIRE

On 9 January 2017, the ECO published new guidance on how to use SPIRE to get an export licence. The guidance sets out the various steps required for completion before exports can use SPIRE. These steps include registering and having available: the EORI number; the export control classification of the items in question; the supporting … Continue Reading

UK Government Launches Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU)

As an integral part of the UK government’s 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review, the Export Control Joint Unit began operating on 18 July. The ECJU brings together staff and resources from the Export Control organisation, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Ministry of Defence to promote global security through strategic export controls and … Continue Reading