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Basics of Export Controls 2015


Speaker(s): Kim Strosnider, Sanjay Jose Mullick
Recorded on: Dec. 2, 2015
PLI Program #: 155255

Sanjay Jose Mullick concentrates his practice in export controls, economic sanctions, international dispute resolution and international trade regulation. He has a broad range of experience providing counsel to companies on export control matters administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), as well as economic sanctions administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). Mr. Mullick advises governments and companies in international arbitration and litigation, including dispute resolution proceedings under the investment provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and bilateral investment treaties, administered under the rules of the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and the United Nations Committee on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL). He represents clients in trade remedy proceedings, including antidumping and countervailing duty investigations and suspension agreements before the Department of Commerce, the International Trade Commission and the Court of International Trade. He is a member of the Firm's India practice.


Kim Strosnider advises companies on the application of international trade controls, including export controls, economic sanctions, and antiboycott laws and regulations.

Co-chair of the firm’s International Trade Controls practice group, Ms. Strosnider counsels clients across a range of industries on trade control matters, including resolving complex compliance, enforcement, licensing, and jurisdiction/classification issues. She regularly advocates for clients before the key trade controls agencies, including the U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, and Treasury.

Ms. Strosnider has led numerous internal investigations for clients on trade controls matters, and has helped companies design and implement compliance programs. She also frequently advises on trade control issues in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.

Among the areas in which Ms. Strosnider counsels clients are compliance with the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), economic sanctions programs administered by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and antiboycott programs administered by the Commerce and Treasury Departments. She also advises on compliance with ATF regulations and nuclear-related export controls.

Ms. Strosnider also has represented clients in state and federal court litigation and before arbitration panels.