Following the eleventh gathering of the Chaudfontaine Group, in the wake of the coming into effect of the new European Dual-Use Regulation, the group of experts took the opportunity to analyse and dissect the complex EU dual-use export control regime in order to distinguish/identify the new and relevant elements which could be useful to third countries and conversely, those which are not as their raison d’être which are linked to the internal functioning of the EU.
Removing Russia from Annex II of the EU dual-use Regulation 2021/821 Today, it has been published the EU Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2022/699 (hereinafter “the Delegated Regulation”) amending Annex II of the EU dual-use regulation 2021/821 by removing Russia as a destination from the […]
On 6 April 2022, two days before the adoption of the fifth package of sanctions against the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Commission published on the Official Journal of the EU the “Guidance to the Member States concerning foreign direct investment from Russia and Belarus in view of the military aggression against Ukraine and the restrictive measures laid down in recent Council Regulations on sanctions”
Following Russia’s recognition of the Luhansk and Donetsk People's Republics independence on 21 February 2022 and its further invasion of Ukraine with Belarus's assistance on 24 February 2022, the EU has been adopting new packages of sanctions. The following are among the main measures implemented...
By analysing the new EU Regulation 2021/821 of 20 May 2021 setting up a Union regime for the control of exports, brokering, technical assistance, transit and transfer of dual-use items, we have tried to identify the potential situations where an EU research laboratory might have to trigger (or not) controls on technical assistance while it is hosting researchers originating from non-EU Member States.