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Hogan Lovells

International Trade

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What the team is known for

A formidable team offering in-depth knowledge of export controls and economic sanctions. Expertise spans issues relating to UAVs, nuclear energy and 3-D printing. Considered the first port of call for many when it comes to trade remedies and policy issues, ably handling overseas matters given its extensive global footprint. Adept at advising on the CFIUS review process, and frequently advises biotechnology and defense companies.

Strengths

Clients say: "The export controls and economic sanctions team provides sound legal advice and is very timely. We enjoy working with the team, it provides a top-notch service."

"The trade controls team is very easy to work with and it understands the issues and is able to provide practical advice," reports one commentator.

The trade remedies and policy team is "timely, responsive and takes client service seriously," according to one source.

"The trade remedies and policy team is easy to work with and very focused on assisting its clients. It is very good at taking complex issues and simplifying them for us to understand," notes an interviewee.

One source says the CFIUS team is "excellent, it is very highly knowledgeable and practical, and the team has the right experience to help us through regulatory matters in an efficient manner."

Clients say: "It has a very strong CFIUS practice."

Work highlights

Advised Facebook on trade compliance issues in relation to its $5.7 million investment in Jio Platforms.

Advised the Government of Ontario on WTO disputes relating to the softwood lumber trade conflicts.

Counseled 3M on the CFIUS aspects of the sale of its advanced ballistic protection business to UK-based Avon Rubber.

Notable practitioners

Aleksandar Dukic has broad experience assisting with complex sanctions issues. He works with a range of national and international companies.
"He is extremely responsive and friendly, he is a terrific lawyer." "His counsel is thoughtful and accurate."

Anne Salladin advises clients on CFIUS reviews. She often works with companies in the technology, defense and aerospace sectors.
"She is energetic and good to work with." "She brings an inside understanding of the process, how the departments interact and where the sensitivities are."

Beth Peters maintains a leading trade controls practice, advising on export controls and economic sanctions. She advises a host of clients, including financial institutions and universities.
"She is a legend who has an encyclopedic knowledge of US trade sanctions law." "She is phenomenal, she knows her stuff and is very practical." "I think the world of her. She is a terrific lawyer. She is the greatest."

Brian Curran advises a wealth of clients on CFIUS-related issues. He regularly works with companies in the life sciences, aerospace and technology sectors.
"He is very constructive in reaching solutions." "He is a very personable and knowledgeable lawyer in the field." "He asks thoughtful questions and has good knowledge of how the regulations work."

Craig Lewis is noted for his abilities in antidumping and countervailing duty cases. He also counsels clients on customs compliance matters.
"He is very thorough, knowledgeable, easy to work with, very timely, patient, and very strategic in his approach to problems." "He is very good, I think highly of him."

Deen Kaplan focuses on assisting clients with trade remedy litigation. He often handles Canadian matters.
"He is highly responsive and able to tailor explanations for the audience." "He provides thoughtful advice that is relevant to the customer."

Jared Wessel handles a range of trade remedy work. He regularly works with clients on antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings.
"He is very knowledgeable and very cooperative." "He is very well connected in the industry and in DC. He is very responsive and provides thoughtful advice that is relevant to our issues."

Jonathan Stoel works with clients such as producers and exporters on a host of trade remedy disputes. He often handles matters at the WTO and the DOC.
"His real strength is his ability to pull everything together." "He is very knowledgeable, results-oriented and hard-working." "He is smart, practical and very responsive."

Stephen Propst comes recommended for his highly regarded exports and sanctions practice. He works with both domestic and international clients.
"He is very good at what he does." "He is a very strong lawyer in the economic sanctions and export controls space."

Warren Maruyama is well known for handling trade policy matters. He regularly advises clients on free trade negotiations, among other matters.
"He is very good in the policy area."

Zachary Alvarez assists clients with CFIUS-related matters including mitigation agreements and foreign ownership review.
"He is incredibly well organized and is able to coordinate resources."

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International Trade

Hogan Lovells

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Location

Columbia Square,

555 Thirteenth Street, NW,

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20004

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

USA - Nationwide

International Trade: CFIUS Experts


Anne Salladin
Band 2
Brian Curran
Band 4
Zachary Alvarez
Associates to watch

International Trade: Customs


Craig A Lewis
Band 4

International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions


Aleksandar Dukic
Band 5
Beth Peters
Band 1

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