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International Trade

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What the team is known for

Strong capabilities in guiding clients through CFIUS reviews. Regularly works with leading financial institutions and US-based manufacturers. Frequently advises clients on compliance with complex OFAC and EAR regulations.

Strengths

Clients say the trade controls team is "very professional and it has great expertise."

The CFIUS team's "strength is its strategic thinking," reports a source.

"The CFIUS team is superb," comment sources.

Work highlights

Advised Atlantic Broadband on the CFIUS process related to its $50 million acquisition of Thames Valley Communications.

Notable practitioners

Ivan Schlager is viewed as a leading name in the CFIUS space. He acts across a range of industries including manufacturers, technology companies and others.
"He responds very quickly and does so directly and straight to the point." "He is very efficient, commercial and easy to work with."

Lucille Hague is an associate at the firm and gains widespread praise for her expertise in the CFIUS space.
"She is very sharp and multitalented." "She is levelheaded and good to work with." "She is really great."

Mario Mancuso has a substantial knowledge of the CFIUS space, supported by a deep understanding of export controls and economic sanctions.
"He has extensive US government experience and a true sense of the nuance of how to navigate those issues when you are trying to do cross-border transactions." "He is excellent, smart and responsive."

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International Trade

Kirkland & Ellis

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Location

1301 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20004

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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


Ivan A Schlager
Band 1
Lucille Hague
Associates to watch
Mario Mancuso
Band 3

International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions


Mario Mancuso
Band 2