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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 with anti-corruption laws.

Because the international legal landscape is so complex, organizations often confront a wide range of trade compliance and litigation issues across various jurisdictions.

That’s where we come in. With more than 45 offices across the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, Hogan Lovells is one of the few firms that can handle large, varied, and complex trade matters in every major world market. Our global network of lawyers helps you understand the benefits and risks of prospective trade-related actions so you can make better decisions and capitalize on more opportunities. When disputes do arise, we partner with you to protect your interests and to achieve the best results.

What sets us apart is our combination of in-depth industry understanding, and our experience working with a wide range of government officials in the U.S., EU, and Asia.

We’ve been lauded by Chambers Global for our “comprehensive knowledge of the trade world and its latest developments” and by The Legal 500 for our ability to “craft analysis in a way that is useful in the real world.”

Related Practices

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.

Represented FBME in Cyprus in one of the most significant global AML and sanctions enforcement investigations of 2014-15.

Represent Emirates in addressing a protectionist attack that would weaken decades of Open Skies policy.

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.


Export Controls Law Firm of the Year, USA - "Highly Commended"

WorldECR Awards


Export Controls Law Firm of the Year, Europe - “Highly Commended”

WorldECR Awards


Sanctions Law Firm of the Year, Europe - “Highly Commended”

WorldECR Awards


Sanctions Law Firm of the Year, USA - “Highly Commended”

WorldECR Awards


Ajay Kuntamukkala Is Recognized As "Highly Commended"

WorldECR Awards


Roy Liu Is Recognized As "Highly Commended"

WorldECR Awards


Tier 1 for International Trade

The Legal 500 US


Band 1 for International Trade

Chambers USA


Highly Recognized by

Chambers Global, Europe, and Latin America


Jeanne Archibald, Mark McConnell, and Beth Peters

The Legal 500 Hall of Fame


Jeanne Archibald, Mark McConnell, and Beth Peters Named Leading Lawyers

The Legal 500 US


Shortlisted in 6 Categories at the World ECR Awards

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