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Dual-Use Tool

Our tool for export controls supports you in classifying dual-use items, R&D projects, or any other classification requirement for strategic goods. User-friendly, no legal knowledge required.

How it works

Delegate classifications to product experts without having to worry about the legal framework. CAS has all the legal knowledge you need built in. Simply create users and let the tool guide them through each step of the classification process. 

Users automatically receive an invitation to begin the assessment. Once they’re logged in, they can choose a questionnaire to work on by selecting the relevant checkboxes. The tool guides the user through a set of questions, following a decision-tree structure compliant with export controls’ legal framework for classification. 

A completed questionnaire will result in a classification of ‘dual-use item’, ‘no dual-use item’, or the request to contact the Compliance Manager, who can access the outcome of questionnaires at any time. Reports on the decision paths can be shared easily within the organisation and emailed to business partners or third parties. 

Log files with dates and references can be easily produced should the Export Controls Compliance Program require details about the assessment of projects and/or dual-use items. 

C4T’s Dual-Use Tool guided us through the classification of our projects and technology step by step. We’re now confident that all of our projects are legally classified and compliant.

Rik Legrand
Business Process Consultant - Atos Worldline

Benefits

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Guaranteed compliance

Demonstrate export control compliance at any point in time with on-demand reports and logs, mitigating risks regarding incorrect goods classification.

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Time savings

No more piles of spreadsheets or Word documents. No more researching legal parameters. The CAS Dual-Use Tool automatically compiles answers and can be used simultaneously by multiple users in different locations, with all the legal logic built-in.

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Visibility

Get instant status reports and gain insights into the completed questionnaires across all operations and countries.

Features

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Traceability & auditability

Traceability & auditability

Answers to the dual-use questionnaires can be easily tracked with user and date stamp information and supporting documentation is readily available upon request.

Collaboration

Collaboration

Gather data from all sites or business units in a single, web-based platform and assign questions to different stakeholders across the organisation. Our Dual-Use Tool is easily accessible via browser and lets users collaborate real-time on classification requirements.

Automation

Automation

The CAS Dual-Use Tool provides everything you need to determine any classification requirement within an automated workflow. Didn’t finish the questionnaire? No problem. Resume where you left off, thanks to the auto-save functionality.

Traceability & auditability

Traceability & auditability

Answers to the dual-use questionnaires can be easily tracked with user and date stamp information and supporting documentation is readily available upon request.

Collaboration

Collaboration

Gather data from all sites or business units in a single, web-based platform and assign questions to different stakeholders across the organisation. Our Dual-Use Tool is easily accessible via browser and lets users collaborate real-time on classification requirements.

Automation

Automation

The CAS Dual-Use Tool provides everything you need to determine any classification requirement within an automated workflow. Didn’t finish the questionnaire? No problem. Resume where you left off, thanks to the auto-save functionality.

Frequently asked questions

Are your goods subject to export controls? These answers may help you. 

What does 'export controls' refer to?

Export controls refer to transfers of goods. These controls are performed by competent authorities on the transfer of strategic goods and technology, in particular to or from certain third countries, as well as the transfer of financial resources where sanctioned persons and entities are involved. The export, transfer, brokering, and transit of strategic goods is subject to controls. 

What are strategic goods?

Strategic goods are both military goods and the so-called "dual-use" items which can be used for both military and civilian applications. In addition to these two product categories, there are also lists of "controlled" products when imported from and exported to sanctioned countries such as Iran, Russia, Syria, Sudan, etc. Services related to strategic goods, such as intangible transfer of technology or technical assistance, are also subject to controls.

Besides the EU country-specific sanctions against certain third countries, which impose restrictions and prohibitions in relation to the supply of strategic goods and transfer of financial resources, there are lists of individuals and entities with whom every type of transaction is strictly forbidden.

Save hours sifting through legislation

Our Dual-Use Tool makes classification easier.