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Microsoft Azure Cloud Services: U.S., Japan, UK and EU Export Controls

Published: 7/13/2020

This paper offers a brief overview of United States, United Kingdom and European Union export control laws and regulations as they may apply to use of Microsoft Azure cloud services and platform, with some general guidance concerning the considerations that Azure customers should bear in mind to assess their obligations under U.S., UK, and EU export controls. The Azure platform offers flexible options, capabilities and tools that customers may use to help ensure export-compliance in their use of Azure cloud services.