Tag Archives: Kuwait

Court of Appeal Rules UK Government Acted Unlawfully in Sale of Arms to Saudi Arabia

On June 20, 2019, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment allowing Campaign Against Arms Trade’s (CAAT) appeal of the High Court’s decision. The claim brought by CAAT was for a judicial review of export licensing decisions made by the Secretary of State for International Trade in relation to military exports to Saudi Arabia, which could potentially be … Continue Reading

Export Control Organisation (ECO) Amends Two Open General Export Licences (OGELs)

The UK’s ECO has updated two of its OGELs: the Military Goods: Collaborative Project Typhoon licence and the International Non-Proliferation Regime Decontrols: Dual-Use Items licence. The former licence has been updated to add Kuwait to the list of authorised destinations for the export of military goods for the maintenance of Typhoon aircraft. The latter licence has been updated to remove … Continue Reading