Workshop on key defence/security markets Uxbridge, Wednesday 26 November 2014 10.00am – 16.30pm

16 Oct 2014

Are you looking to expand your defence/security exports to India,

The Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Singapore, South

Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei or Burma?


Workshop on key defence/security markets

Uxbridge, Wednesday 26 November 2014

10.00am – 17.00pm


To examine the political, economic, security and trade control contexts in each of

these countries to understand what are the main areas of opportunity and risk for

exporters of controlled goods, and to clarify Technical Assurance requirements.

What's Covered


  • Political background and latest developments
  • The local economy and outlook
  • Defence and security threats
  • Travel and 'doing business'
  • Relationship with the UK
  • Any sanctions or embargoes - what is prohibited and what is exempt
  • Potential risks or concerns under the export licensing Criteria
  • Specific issues with specific end users
  • UK exports which have recently been approved and any which have recently been refused
  • Technical Assurance requirements for Naval Exports



Here's an example, from a previous similar workshop, of the analysis of Russia.


Business Development Managers, and Compliance staff, of companies exporting defence,

security or dual use items.


The offices of Hale Hamilton Valves in Uxbridge. (NB While Hale Hamilton are kindly

providing the venue, the workshop is the responsibility of Green Light Exports).

Cost and Registration

£150 plus vat. To register, please email with your contact



The workshop will be led by Richard Tauwhare, a former diplomat with over 30 years’

experience in the Foreign Office, most recently heading policy work on defence, security and

dual use exports. He provides training and tailored advice on UK and US export controls and

sanctions, to help UK defence, security and dual use exporters expand their exports to

emerging markets. Visit

Bob Simpson, Global Lead for Naval Ships, Marine Business Development and Innovation at

Lloyd’s Register Marine, will clarify the technical assurance requirements for naval exports

and address misunderstandings for third party certification or inspection. See

Outline Programme

09.30 Registration and coffee

10.00 Introduction and Context

10.30 India

11.10 The Philippines

11.30 Coffee Break

11.50 Thailand

12.10 Vietnam

12.30 Taiwan

12.50 Singapore

13.10 Buffet Lunch

14.00 South Korea

14.20 Japan

14.40 Indonesia

15.00 Tea Break

15.20 Malaysia

15.40 Brunei

16.00 Myanmar

16.20 Technical Assurance Requirements for Naval Exports

17.00 Close