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.

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Trade Demystified Video Series

In the “Trade Demystified” video series, Hogan Lovells lawyers highlight selected topics in international trade and investment law. These short videos present a brief analysis...

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Our International Trade team comments on the escalating U.S.-China trade conflict Trade Demystified Videos

The ongoing U.S.-China trade conflict touches industries from agriculture to manufacturing and products from automobiles to seafood, with the United States and China imposing tariffs on...

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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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