US Tariffs, Trade Wars, and Sanctions: Trends and Developments to Watch Out For

Broadcast Date: Thursday, July 09, 2020 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (ET)
John M. Peterson
Jonathan Cross


About Neville Peterson LLP

Neville Peterson LLP is a law firm concentrating in international and domestic trade regulation matters. For more than 25 years, the firm has provided legal counsel and representation to foreign and domestic corporations and industries, governments, Customhouse brokers, freight forwarders, carriers and individuals in the areas of international trade, Customs law, export controls, intellectual property, antitrust, shipping, product safety, and related Federal regulatory disciplines.

The firm’s practice spans administrative representation, litigation and counseling before United States and foreign agencies, courts and international organizations.


About Herbert Smith Freehills LLP

Operating from 26 offices across Asia Pacific, EMEA and North America, Herbert Smith Freehills is at the heart of the new global business landscape providing premium quality, full-service legal advice. The firm provides many of the world’s most important organizations with access to market-leading dispute resolution, projects and transactional legal advice, combined with expertise in a number of global industry sectors, including banks, consumer products, energy, financial buyers, infrastructure & transport, mining, pharmaceuticals & healthcare, real estate, TMT and manufacturing & industrials.

The New York office of Herbert Smith Freehills includes a team of seasoned litigators as well as international arbitration specialists representing clients in a wide range of commercial litigation, investigations, cross-border matters and class actions throughout the United States. New York is also the hub for the firm's global Latin America practice with a focus on infrastructure and project finance matters. Additionally, New York has a cross-border M&A practice with a focus on outbound investments into Asia-Pac and EMEA. The team’s experience is broad-based and encompasses a variety of sectors, with notable expertise in financial services, energy and consumer products.

Lawyers in the firm's New York office have extensive experience in advising financial institutions regarding compliance with US economic sanctions.  The firm has provided analysis of US sanctions issues arising in connection with transactions or potential transactions involving Russia, Ukraine, Syria, Myanmar, Iran and other jurisdictions, on behalf of US and non-US clients in the financial services, mining, oil and gas, and other sectors.