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Europe Guide 2022
Europe-wide International Trade/WTO
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Band 4

2 Ranked Lawyers

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Provided by Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

To learn more about Akin Gump’s International Trade/WTO capabilities in Europe and other jurisdictions, please visit the International Trade page under the experience section at www.akingump.com.

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International Trade/WTO - Europe-wide
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Band 4
What the team is known for

The international trade/WTO team at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld comprises experienced Geneva-based partners who often team up with colleagues in Washington, DC to advise government clients on disputes brought before the WTO. The firm handles sanctions matters out of the London office, advising companies on internal audits and on actions required to address potential sanctions issues. Akin Gump also advises on export control matters relating to the sale of heavily regulated products and assists with customs licences.

Work Highlights

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  • Acted for the South Korean Ministry of Trade and Industry (MOTIE) on a range of matters, including analysis of WTO consistency of a countervailing duty measure imposed by a South Asian country on exports of an industrial product from South Korea.

Notable Practitioners

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Alan Yanovich
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Alan Yanovich
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Band 2

Alan Yanovich acts for government bodies on matters before the WTO, as either respondent or complainant. A client comments: "Alan Yanovich is extremely knowledgeable about the WTO system, not just the law. He is always able to give us immediate answers about WTO processes, what to expect, and what the pros and cons are of choosing a particular option in relation to the procedural aspect of a case."

Jasper Helder
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Jasper Helder
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Band 3

Jasper Helder has extensive experience in sanctions compliance topics and is highly active in customs litigation.

Ranked Lawyers at
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International Trade/WTO

Alan Yanovich
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Alan Yanovich
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Band 2
Jasper Helder
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Jasper Helder
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Band 3

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