Export Controls and Sanctions

Benefiting from close cooperation with leading global firms, our team is one of the few PRC firms that are able to provide practical advice on export controls and sanctions-related matters. Our services range from the defense of criminal and administrative enforcement by the Chinese government and foreign enforcement agencies in cooperation with foreign counsels to building compliance programs and conducting compliance due diligence.

  • A Chinese high-tech company in its negotiation with the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and dealing with procedures of removal from the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) entity list.
  • A large port company in assessment and inspection of its sanction risks and assisting in establishing a compliance system.
  • An international shipping company on sanctions and export control-related issues for its international shipping and port operations in relation to Iran and North Korea sanctions, and assisting in establishing a sanctions and export control compliance system.
  • A well-known Chinese submarine fiber optic cable company on sanctions issues relating to its operations in the Middle East.
  • A leading Chinese automobile manufacturing company on its sanctions risks related to its business in Venezuela.
  • A number of Chinese chip manufacturers on U.S. export control issues, including providing analysis of whether their products, technology or parts are subject to U.S. export control laws.
  • A Chinese investment management company on U.S. export control issues for its proposed investment project.
  • A Chinese asset management company on whether its joint scientific research project with a university might be subject to U.S. export control.
  • A number of Chinese companies and MNCs on legal issues relating to sanctions and export controls.