Practice

International Trade and Investment

Operating in today’s global marketplace means addressing a full range of international trade and investment matters. Navigating multilateral and regional trade agreements. Addressing export and import control restrictions. Litigating trade remedies cases. Managing customs and border security issues. And complying...

Representative experience

Assist multiple nuclear companies with obtaining authorization to transfer nuclear technology and provide services in China, India, and the UAE.

Represent the Government of Ontario in the world’s largest countervailing duty dispute, Softwood Lumber, including several NAFTA, LCIA, and WTO proceedings.

Secured CFIUS clearance for ALSTOM in the US$12.4bn sale of its Thermal Power, Renewable Power, and Grid businesses to GE.

Defended DelSolar Ltd. in EU anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations of imports of Chinese solar cells and modules.

Counseled major U.S. defense company on sanctions and export control compliance during post-acquisition integration of a Europe-based flight services company.

Successfully defended the Government of Indonesia in the EU subsidy investigation into biodiesel imports.

Spearheaded Carnival Cruise’s Cuba ecotourism initiative and obtained ground-breaking licenses from OFAC and BIS for operating vessels in Cuba.

Resolved voluntary disclosure of U.S. medical device manufacturers for the transfer of controlled technology to foreign destinations and persons.

Represent ITG Voma in the anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations of PVLT tires from China being conducted by the U.S. DOC and ITC.

Counseled global investment and financial advisory company regarding compliance with applicable anti-corruption and anti-bribery laws.

Acting for a leading solar industry manufacturer in the EU anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations against solar panels originating from China.

Assisting wide array of companies in successful participation applications in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program.

Leading clients in textile, food, medical devices, retail, and other industries through successful internal and customs-driven import audits.

Guided world’s largest dairy exporter, Fonterra, on advocacy efforts to secure better access to Asian markets via the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Work with global firm to develop and implement an ITAR compliance program and licensing process, including IT and cybersecurity controls.

Achieved settlement for Iberdrola regarding its major investment in Bolivia after the launch of investor-state arbitration under the UNCITRAL rules.

Advise leading internet company on cutting-edge export control and economic sanctions issues related to expanding internet connectivity.

Hogan Lovells Publications

2018 midterm elections: Policy implications for the 116th Congress

The dust has settled. In the next Congress beginning early 2019, Democrats will take control of the House, and Republicans have expanded their majority in the Senate. The split government...

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Published Works

Hogan Lovells authors chapter on EU foreign direct investment screening The Law Reviews

Hogan Lovells International Trade and Investment practice Partner Lourdes Catrain and Associate Eleni Theodoropoulou recently authored the chapter on the upcoming EU rules on foreign direct ...

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Re-imposing sanctions on Iran, Trump discards nuclear deal International Trade Alert

On 5 November 2018 the United States re-imposed the remaining nuclear-related secondary sanctions administered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control...

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Hogan Lovells Events

U.S. sanctions developments: What’s new with respect to Iran, Russia, and North Korea?

On 31 October we held a breakfast seminar on the latest developments in U.S. sanctions against Iran, Russia, and North Korea.

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Navigating through the winding One Belt One Road

Announced in 2013 as the project of the century, Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled the Belt and Road Initiative ("BRI") to revitalise trade and economic growth in the Eurasian region.

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