Welcome to our “Global Export Controls and Sanctions” blog.  In this blog, we offer reflection and comment on key developments in the field of global sanctions and export controls, keeping you informed and up to date on the topics your business or organisation needs to know about.

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About the team

Deloitte's Global Export Controls and Sanctions (“GECS”) team offers market-leading services in the area of trade compliance. Our team includes lawyers, auditors, consultants and industry specialists who blend regulatory expertise with an in-depth understanding of leading trade compliance practices to streamline business processes.

Our GECS specialists have significant experience in global export controls and extraterritorial restrictions, as well as local and regional regulations across the US, EU and Asia. Our export controls practice is established globally, with a reputation for quality and expertise.

Read more about our services at www.deloitte.co.uk/tax.


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