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Author Michel, Quentin.

Title Controlling the Trade of Dual-Use Goods : a Handbook
Published BrĂ¼ssel : P.I.E.-Peter Lang S.A, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (126 pages)
Series Non-proliferation and security ; no. 9
Collection Non-proliferation ; no 9
Contents Cover; Acknowledgement; Contents; Introduction; WHY CONTROLLING?; The Political Context; What is a weapon of mass destruction?; What is a dual-use item?; The Legal Context; The World Trade Organisation principles and the export controls; The United Nations interventions for peace and security; The United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004); Other international legal instruments; The International Export Control Fora : Conditions and Criteria; The origins and the Coordinating Committee for Multilateral Export Controls (COCOM); The Zangger Committee (ZC)
The European control listThe United States' control list; HOW TO CONTROL?; The Authorisations; The controls adapted to the different transactions; The different types of authorisations; The information and documents required; More Controls, More Assurances; The catch-all clauses; The no re-export clause; The non-proliferation clause; The no-undercut principle; The Elements of a Licencing Procedure; The elements to be checked by the applicant; The customs clearance; The end-user and end-use post-shipment verifications; The cooperation with the industry
The Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG)The Wassenaar Arrangement (WA); The Australia Group (AG); The Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR); Examples of Implementation : The European Union and the United States; The control of dual-use trade in the European Union; The control of dual-use trade in the United States; WHAT TO CONTROL?; The Different Dual-Use Items; Goods; Technology; Software; The Controlled Movements; Export and transfer; Re-export and re-transfer; Transit; Transhipment; Brokering; Technical assistance; The intangible transfers; The Control Lists; The international control lists
Summary In order to maintain international security - and above all to ensure that weapons of mass destruction and their means of delivery, be they nuclear, radiological, bacteriological or chemical, do not proliferate - it is now widely acknowledged in the international community that commerce may be, and in some cases must be, constrained. So-called "dual-use" goods, which can be used for either peaceful or non-peaceful purposes, are subject to such trade restrictions. The regulations which govern this specific trade at global, regional or national level seek to ensure that the needs of legitimate
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Arms control -- International cooperation.
Security, International -- International cooperation.
Weapons of mass destruction -- International cooperation.
Form Electronic book
Author Paile, Sylvain.
Tsukanova, Maryna.
Viski, Andrea.
ISBN 3035263523 (electronic bk.)
9783035263527 (electronic bk.)