Sven De Knop is an advocate in Sidley’s Global Arbitration, Trade and Advocacy group, focusing his practice on international trade law and EU law and regulations.
Sven has particular experience as regards: economic sanctions and export controls; foreign direct investment; trade defense (anti-dumping, anti-subsidy, and safeguard measures); trade restrictive measures affecting free movement in the EU (including environmental regulation), and general market access; and customs.
Sven assists clients in international enforcement actions. He also assists clients in understanding how the relevant legal framework applies to their business, and in the design and implementation of compliance programs, and with internal investigations and compliance audits.
Sven is a member of the Commission on External Trade of the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union, the International Law Association and the International Bar Association (EU Trade Committee).