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

The CFIUS Review Process Post-FIRRMA: What Will it Mean for Your Business and the Future of FDI?

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Hong Kong and Australia agree investor-state dispute resolution in new FTA Government Contracts Alert

Hong Kong and Australia have signed a wide-ranging free trade agreement in a variety of areas, including trade in goods and services, government procurement, construction, communications,...

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The African single market takes a step forward as the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement becomes a reality

Gambia paves the way for the entry into force of the largest free trade zone in the world. On 2 April 2019, Gambia became the 22nd country to ratify the African Continental Free Trade...

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Scrutiny increases in Europe over arms licences to Saudi Arabia

The legislative scrutiny over the export of arms to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ("Saudi Arabia") is continuing to increase in Europe, with several member states taking legal steps to...

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The foreign investment law: A new chapter opens for foreign direct investment in China

As had been widely anticipated, the Foreign Investment Law (the "FIL", full text in Chinese here, in-house English translation available upon request) was voted into law by China's highest...

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China breaks new ground with Foreign Investment Law-related Intellectual Property (IP) reform

In a recent move involving both the Chinese legislature (the National People's Congress) and the executive branch (the State Council), China has overhauled two of its most important pieces...

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