On 31 August, an article from Baker McKenzie saying that Singapore updated its strategic goods control regime to ensure robust administration of controls and effective risk assessments, while ensuring the facilitation of legitimate trade.  Key amendments include ensuring individual and bulk permit holders have access to English translations for strategic trade records kept in other languages.  For bulk permit-holders, expanded document categories under recordkeeping requirements and monthly reporting will apply.  A new offence has also been created for failing to amend permits in the event that information submitted under initial permit application processes subsequently change.  It advises those affected to review current processes.

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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