Area of focus

Trade Legislation, Policy, and Negotiations

To thrive in global commerce, you must try to predict and shape policy and negotiation outcomes. Engage legislators. Make sure your priorities are addressed in trade negotiations. 


Representative experience

Advised a leading U.S. insurance company during U.S.-Japan confidence-building negotiations when Japan joined TPP and secured important commitments regarding level playing field.

Advised leading global auto producer during TPP.

Advised U.S. pharmaceutical industry during negotiation of new chapters on drug pricing and reimbursement disciplines in the U.S.-Singapore, U.S.-Australia, and U.S. Korea FTAs.

Advised Business Coalition for U.S.-China Trade during Congressional votes to approve PNTR and ensure U.S. companies benefited from China’s WTO accession commitments.

Act for Emirates to counter a protectionist attack orchestrated by a coalition of U.S. airline groups to undermine Open Skies agreements with UAE and Qatar.

Advised the largest exporter of dairy products in the world during TPP market access negotiations.

Assisted Interpipe during negotiation of suspension agreement to avert U.S. duties in AD/CVD investigation.

Worked with leading Peruvian lumber producer to avert request by U.S. environmental group for U.S. sanctions under the U.S.-Peru FTA.

Advised a business coalition interested in promoting increased trade between the parties as part of the U.S.-Central American FTA negotiations proceedings.

Help create USA*Engage to assist Fortune 100 companies in establishing a more reasoned approach to the U.S.'s use of unilateral economic sanctions as a foreign policy tool.

Advise coalitions of U.S. steel consuming manufacturers opposed to protectionist steel VRAs and tariffs and successfully secured early termination of the Bush Administration’s steel safeguard measures.

Hogan Lovells Publications

AFTA NAFTA: USMCA and the path forward International Trade Alert

On 30 September, after an intensive, last-minute flurry of negotiations, Canada joined the United States and Mexico in a new trilateral agreement to replace the original North American Free ...

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Win some, lose some: U.S. Russia sanctions developments International Trade Alert

The past two weeks have entailed a flurry of sanctions developments related to Russia, including the issuance of a new executive order, and the designation of a number of entities by the...

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The updated version of the EU Blocking Regulation enters into force Government Regulatory Alert

On 7 August 2018, the European Union (EU) published: (1) Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2018/1100 (amending regulation), which expands the scope of Regulation (EC) No 2271/96 (EU...

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Private equity funds, venture capital funds, hedge funds, and other investment funds receive carve-outs from expanded CFIUS jurisdiction International Trade Alert

The Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA), included in the reconciled Conference Report of the FY19 National Defense Authorization Act, substantially expands the...

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CFIUS legislation takes final form, moves closer to president’s desk

Congress has moved closer to expanding the jurisdiction and powers of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), the U.S. interagency committee that conducts national ...

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