WorldECR News Alert 11 February 2021
Biden says Burma sanctions are imminent
Experts question the extent of leverage over Burma/Myanmar that the US possesses.
UK universities helping China military, warns thinktank
UK universities are 'unintentionally generating research that is sponsored by and may be of use to China’s military conglomerates.'
EU Covid vaccines now require export authorisation
On 29 January, the European Union published a regulation that imposes an export authorisation requirement on vaccines against Covid-19.
BAFA to issue licences in ‘electronic form only’ from 1 March
From 1 March 2021 BAFA will issue 'authorisations, zero notices, information and extensions and amendments to decisions in the field of foreign trade law exclusively in electronic form.'
OFSI looking forward to post-Brexit powers, says Director
Zimbabwe sanctions and Crimea licences illustrate new 'flexibility'.