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PLM: Customs and Global Trade Law Updates for Week 40/2021

We monitor EU and UK legislation, so our client’s don’t have to. Find out what changed with our PLM - Professional Legislative Monitoring.

EU Legislation we looked at this week

01/10/2021 L348 C398 C399

30/09/2021 L345 L346 L347 C396 C396A C397


28/09/2021L343 C392

27/09/2021L342 C390 C391

We also looked through the press releases of the EU Commission, scanned DG TAXUD and DG Trade website for you.

UK Legislation we looked at this week

Updates on

We looked through the websites of

  • HMRC,

  • DIT,

  • BEIS,

  • Cabinet Office,

  • House of Parliament (Commons and Lords).


1. UK Safety and Security Declarations: New exit requirements from 1 October 2021

Safety and Security Declarations EXS and ENS are not new, but, got more real for UK Exports from 1 October. Lets us help you lodge them with ease!

Find out more here

HMRC: Detailed Guidance on ENS and EXS

(P) Access detailed guidance for professionals that have to lodge ENS and EXS Safety and Security Declarations + exemptions.

2. EU: 821 Export Control Clinic Study with your team on Demand

The new EU Dual-Use Regulation entered into force recently. We ran a 6 part live webchat series that has now turned into an online training course that you and your team can study, Find out more and book:

3. UK: New Notice made under the Customs (Records) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 

(P) Download The Customs (Records) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019  and detailed Notices for Professionals

4. Sending goods to an overseas customer using rules of origin

New UK guidance on how goods you export from the UK meet the relevant rules of origin and provide proof of where the goods originate from.

Additional insightful readings from Customs Manager Ltd.:

⇾ UK-Turkey Free Trade Agreement: Cumulation with EU content possible

(S,P) The recent change in Rules of Origin means more goods with EU content can benefit from zero duty into the UK argues Arne Mielken of Customs Manager Ltd


⇾ 10 Questions on Rules of Origin Compliance under the UK-VietNam Free Trade Agreement

(S,P) We answer the 10 most important importer/exporter questions on Rules of Origin for duty-free trade under the UK-VietNam FTA.


⇾ EU, UK and countries: Correctly completing EU certificates of origin for free(er) trade

(S,P) Templates + a Guide on how to complete the EUR-1 and EUR-Med movement certificate for businesses


4. Changes to the EU -ESA -iEPA

Notice concerning the application by Zimbabwe of Article 18(3) of Protocol 1 on rules of origin to the EU-ESA interim Economic Partnership Agreement.

5. EU Removes Iraq stock exchanges from the Sanctions list

Sanctions allow targeted measures against certain states. The EU runs a list of sanctioned people and entities. Businesses need to be aware of not trading with sanctioned parties'-List

6. How not to Pay Customs Duty - PART 1 Videocast

To Find out More visit the Duty Saving Hub:

7. UK announces EORI number to be provided in Export Control SPIRE application

Read about the update:

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