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Globalization and protectionist trends, the impact of Brexit - the significance of trade law has rarely been so much in the spotlight of multinational companies and governments across the globe. Our International Trade Team has extensive experience in helping clients navigate through key areas of international trade law including customs, EU trade defence, export controls and sanctions and trade regulatory matters.
By combining our first-class legal trade expertise with deep sector knowledge, we have become known for our refreshingly creative thinking helping clients achieve their commercial goals. We have direct inroads into all levels of government and we have a wide network of offices across the world.
Our team has extensive experience in EU trade matters, long-lasting relationships with key EU decision-makers and excellent insight into the workings of the EU institutions and the political drivers of EU policy-making. Several team members of our Trade group have held senior positions in national administration(s), the European Parliament and/or the European Commission.
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It follows from a recent judgment from the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) that the competent customs authorities are allowed – under the former Community Customs Code (“CCC”) – to grant market operators ...
The Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs announced that the Netherlands will introduce FDI screening for foreign direct investments in sensitive sectors in order to safeguard the national security.
This is the sixth in a series of articles written by members of our International Trade Secrets Group, highlighting points of note regarding the protection of Trade Secrets in various jurisdictions. In this article we ...
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