Restrictive measures on PPE and medical supplies at national level: an overview of Belgium and the Netherlands
In order to combat the COVID-19 outbreak, the European Commission adopted Implementing Regulation 2020/402 of 14 March 2020, which imposed an authorization requirement on the [...]
New measures on PPE proposed by the EU Commission: limiting export authorization to protective masks and adding geographical and humanitarian exemptions.
Given the evolving nature of the COVID-19 situation, the Commission has continued to keep its comprehensive response under review. In this respect, the Commission has [...]
COVID-19 and the New Spanish Foreign Direct Investment Regulation
Public authorities all around the world are taking action aimed at combating the effects of COVID-19 in international and domestic markets. In Spain, one of [...]
EU Restricts Export of Personal Protective Equipment
18 March 2020 In order to protect the EU’s health workers – the first line of defense against COVID-19 – the EU will now be [...]
[AT+ICA] is a top-level (European) network of attorneys with specific expertise in export controls, economic sanctions, investment screenings and other regulatory controls.
The network is informal and independent: it’s a network of experienced professionals, not a network of law-firms, primarily serving as an international platform for discussion and the exchange of knowledge and best practices between the members, but also to advocate common views with international, European & national authorities.
The main focus of [AT+ICA] is on sanctions and export controls. Nonetheless, as we see an uprising trend in the field of international trade compliance to include anti-bribery & corruption and foreign direct investment issues, and as these developments are often closely related, we discuss and work around these developments as well…
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