Coordinated export control enforcement (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)
The “Five Eye” partners have committed to formally coordinate on export control enforcement.
Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States
The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce today issued a release announcing that the “Five Eye” partners—Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States—have committed to formally coordinate on export control enforcement.
According to the BIS release [PDF 116 KB], the effort will:
- Build on existing information sharing and other cooperation
- Leverage enforcement resources to expand each country’s capacity to take action to prevent and deter evasion of export controls
- Enable the Five Eye countries to identify and address export evasion risks and enhance their ability to prevent unauthorized transfers and safeguard collective national security interests
- Enhance the effectiveness of each country’s export control regimes, minimize gaps in enforcement. and foster joint investigations and coordinated enforcement actions
For more information, contact a professional with KPMG’s Trade & Customs services:
John L. McLoughlin
Luis (Lou) Abad
|Jenna Leigh Glass
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