New feature: Customize your PLUS research experience with My Preferences. Learn more.
Skip to main content

Basics of Export Controls 2020


Speaker(s): Benjamin J. Cote, Stephen C. Bartenstein
Recorded on: Dec. 2, 2020
PLI Program #: 312922

Ben Cote advises aerospace, defense, electronics and energy clients in North America, Europe and Asia on international trade matters.

As a member of Pillsbury’s International Trade practice, Ben advises clients in a broad range of matters, including export controls and embargoes, foreign investment reviews under the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) and foreign ownership mitigation for Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) cleared facilities, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), trade remedy laws, and the Lacey Act.


Steve Bartenstein advises companies on the application of international trade controls, including export controls, sanctions, and antiboycott laws and regulations. Mr. Bartenstein also is a litigator with experience representing clients in complex and high-stakes civil litigation, including antitrust matters.

In his international trade controls practice, Mr. Bartenstein counsels clients on U.S. trade controls regulations administered by the State Department, Commerce Department, and Census Bureau; economic sanctions programs administered by the Treasury Department; and compliance with U.S. antiboycott laws and regulations.

He has counseled clients in the defense, energy, pharmaceutical, medical device, and financial services sectors, among others.