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In Brief: A Digest of Export Controls and Economic Sanctions Projects

Client Success
  • Led worldwide investigation on U.S. export controls and economic sanctions compliance for global supplier of equipment for oil and gas exploration.
  • Conducted deemed export control reviews for various global pharmaceutical, biotechnology and financial services clients.
  • Represented global media and communications clients before OFAC in trade sanctions investigation.
  • Submitted numerous voluntary disclosures to Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), Bureau of Census, Foreign Trade Division (Census) and OFAC concerning export compliance issues, including unlicensed exports of goods and technical data.
  • Advised clients on export controls, sanctions, FCPA and antiboycott matters, including internal audits and investigations.
  • Provided acquisition due diligence advice to clients in export controls, sanctions and FCPA matters.
  • Reviewed documentation to determine whether it contains antiboycott information/language, which would prohibit an activity or require reporting to the Department of Commerce as per the EAR.
  • Analyzed exported goods to assist in determination of applicability of export control licensing/approvals by BIS and DDTC; advise clients concerning commodity classifications for Export Control Classification Numbers and United States Munitions List.