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.

Sponsorships and Speaking Engagements

American Conference Institute's 11th Flagship Conference on Economic Sanctions, Enforcement, and Compliance

Hogan Lovells partner Lourdes Catrain will be speaking at the upcoming American Conference Institute's 11th Flagship Conference on Economic Sanctions, Enforcement, and Compliance. She will...

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U.S. imposes sanctions on Russian individuals, their companies, and Russian government officials

Today, the Trump Administration designated multiple Russian targets, including several wealthy individuals and their companies, as Specially Designated Nationals (SDNs). These designations...

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Potential trade war looms

As potential trade war looms, nearly 1,300 U.S.-imports may be subject to additional 25 percent tariffs under Section 301.

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Artificial Intelligence and your business: A guide for navigating the legal, policy, commercial, and strategic challenges ahead

Virtually all industries are being reshaped with the use of Artificial Intelligence and advanced machine-learning.

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Events

MLex and Hogan Lovells lunch talk: Foreign Direct Investment Control: Time to act for Europe?

The European Commission has proposed a framework for the screening of foreign direct investments. Does this serve the goal of defending European strategic interests or is it only another...

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President Trump halts Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm

On 12 March 2018, President Trump issued an order blocking the proposed hostile takeover of Qualcomm Incorporated, a semiconductor and telecommunications equipment company headquartered in...

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