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Sidley Austin LLP

International Trade/WTO

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What the team is known for

Highly regarded for representing trade authorities and governments as well as corporate clients in WTO disputes. Practitioners in the USA, China and Europe work in concert to handle major international trade conflicts in the region, with a focus on the steel and energy industries. Also regularly acts for tech and electronics clients. Well versed in regulatory issues, export controls, anti-bribery, trade sanctions, anti-dumping and safeguard actions. Additionally assists clients with pleading trade policy issues to government agencies. Clients benefit from the specialist knowledge of in-house economists and trade advisers.

Strengths

A client states: "The export control lawyers are very experienced and highly efficient."

Work highlights

Represented the Government of the Philippines in the implementation phases of a WTO dispute relating to customs valuation and fiscal measures imposed by Thailand on cigarettes imported from the Philippines.

Notable practitioners

Andrew Shoyer is singled out by a client who calls him a "very professional expert on US export controls and sanctions with more than 30 years' experience." He offers clients a wealth of expertise in US and EU export controls, tariffs and sanctions.

Richard Weiner frequently assists Asian clients with US investigations. He often acts for clients in the oil and gas and energy sectors.

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Overview

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International Trade/WTO Department

Sidley Austin LLP

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Department location

1501 K Street NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20005

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Asia-Pacific Region

International Trade/WTO


Andrew W Shoyer
Band 3
Richard LA Weiner
Band 3