Area of focus

Export Controls

Staying ahead of global export controls enforcement? One matter can trigger laws in many countries. What are your risks?

We advise clients across industries in the U.S., EU, and beyond on emerging, innovative topics. Cloud computing. UAS/Drones. Cybersecurity. Aerospace. E-commerce. 3D Printing. Encryption.

Representative experience

Advised Alcatel-Lucent regarding U.S. and EU export control in connection with the sale of Alcatel-Lucent to Nokia.

Act for the Society of Lloyd's in relation to export controls issues arising in the Lloyd's Market.

Assist telecommunications, universities, satellite, aircraft, engineering, chemical, medical, and other companies in classifying commodities, technology, and software under the EAR and ITAR.

Advise a Fortune 200 company on a range of export control issues related to connectivity technologies, cloud computing, and encryption.

Assisting a European defense group with EU export controls relating to trade in civilian aircrafts.

Assist U.S. companies obtain end-user certificates from the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation for exports of chemicals and other controlled items to China.

Assisting an EU aircraft manufacturer to redesign its export control manuals and with questions relating to the export of dual-use items.

Advise key organizations and companies in the nuclear industry on seeking authorization to allow companies to continue large nuclear power projects involving various global markets.

Conducted a series of internal investigations in various EU jurisdictions including Belgium, France, and Germany that resulted in voluntary disclosures for breaches of export controls.

Assisting an EU subsidiary of a U.S. aerospace manufacturer on exports of civilian-certified aircraft parts that are listed as defense items.

Advised a major Chinese equipment company on Chinese and U.S. export control laws and are defending them in an export enforcement action.

Advise U.S. manufacturers on export issues in connection with the negotiation of technology licensing agreements with European and Asian manufacturers and distributors.

Assist a number of multinationals in auditing export control compliance and establishing effective global export control compliance programs.

Hogan Lovells Publications

New executive order targets Venezuela’s access to U.S. financial markets Client Notes

Effective August 25, 2017, President Trump issued a new Executive Order, (the Order), which targets the Government of Venezuela’s (GOV) and Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A.’s...

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Commerce Department Revises Encryption Export Controls, Streamlining Certain Licensing and Reporting Requirements Export Controls Alert

On September 20, the Commerce Department's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published a final rule containing a number of revisions to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) based ...

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Burma Opens for Business, but Companies Must Look Before They Leap Export Controls and Sanctions Alert

On October 7, 2016, the President issued an Executive Order terminating the national emergency with respect to Burma as well as the Burmese Sanctions Regulations (BSR). President Obama had...

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Publications

Trends in Export Controls and Sanctions Compliance: A look at China and Latin America

Recognized by Chambers and The Legal 500, Hogan Lovells partner Beth Peters has more than 25 years of experience advising clients on international trade and immigration matters. She is...

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Published Works

Commerce Department and State Department Change Rules related to Toxicological Agents, Medical Countermeasures, Protective Gear, Coatings and Related Items and Technology as well as Directed Energy Weapons Export Controls Alert

On July 28, 2016, the Commerce Department and the State Department issued new final rules effective December 31, 2016 regarding certain plant and animal pathogens, viruses, toxins,...

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