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Dual-use Goods: (Mis)Understanding <i>Werner</i> and <i>Leifer</i>

Alan Dashwood

in Continuity and Change in EU Law

Published in print March 2008 | ISBN: 9780199219032
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191711862 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219032.003.0020
 Dual-use Goods: (Mis)Understanding Werner and Leifer

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This chapter argues that the current dual-use regime, based entirely on a Community regulation, is technically defective. It has limited practical importance since, apart from the addition of New Zealand, the only changes to the list of ‘good guys’ in Annex II relate to countries that have now joined the EU. However, the ramifications of the misunderstanding of the cases of Werner, Leifer, and Centro-Com in litigation and in the academic literature, extend far more widely.

Keywords: dual-use goods; dual-use exports; Werner; Leifer; Centro-Com

Chapter.  3156 words. 

Subjects: EU Law

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