The COVID-19 pandemic disrupts global supply chains, but also damages national economies hereby increasing the fear for hostile takeovers of strategic industries and businesses.
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 [...]
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 [...]
[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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