Area of focus


We help you navigate the minefield of sanctions and export controls compliance. Our team at Hogan Lovells operates seamlessly across all jurisdictions and industries to provide you with comprehensive and practical advice. Sanctions can be imposed without notice. That's why we monitor developments and provide insight into the possible interpretations of new sanctions.

We help you comply with sanctions by carrying out due diligence, developing policies and training programs, and obtaining licenses. When disaster...

Representative experience

"Well regarded on both sides of the Atlantic, with highly skilled teams in DC and Belgium. Strong in global sanctions…" — Chambers Global 2015

We advised a global bank on a cross-border investigation into potential breaches of U.S. and UK sanctions and anti-money laundering regulations.

We developed a sanctions and export compliance program for a major U.S. defense company's newly acquired European subsidiary.

We advised a leading technology company on sanctions and export control issues vital to the global deployment of its software and technology.

Advise a consumer products client on authorities for foreign subsidiaries of U.S. companies to do business with Iran under the July 2015 nuclear agreement.

Advise several clients on Cuba policy matters as a result of OFAC and BIS issuing new rules to implement the historic regulatory and policy changes related to Cuba.

Help create USA*Engage to assist Fortune 100 companies in establishing a more reasoned approach to the United States’ use of unilateral economic sanctions as a foreign policy tool.

Hogan Lovells Publications

In report to Congress, U.S. Administration identifies, but does not sanction, leading Russian oligarchs and senior government officials

On Monday, 29 January, the U.S. Treasury Department submitted an unclassified report to Congress concerning significant senior political figures and oligarchs in the Russian Federation and...

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Global Magnitsky Act and Magnitsky Act Designations: Same old song, or change of tune?

On December 20, 2017, President Trump issued Executive Order 13818 implementing the Global Magnitsky Act, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued the first designations...

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U.S. releases public guidance on entities tied to Russian Defense and Intelligence sectors

On 27 October, the U.S. Department of State published guidance with respect to Russia’s Defense and Intelligence sectors under section 231 of the Countering America’s...

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Not out of the woods yet: What the lifting of Sudan sanctions means for businesses and non-profits

Today, on October 12, 2017, the U.S. is permanently revoking most sanctions against Sudan. This lifting represents the completion of a process that began in January 2017, and was extended...

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De-certification and the Iran nuclear deal: The beginning of the end, or much ado about nothing?

Press reports indicate that President Trump intends to “de-certify” the Iran nuclear deal this week. In practical terms, that means he would refuse to re-certify one or more...

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Economic Sanctions after Brexit

Please join the Atlantic Council's Economic Sanctions Initiative for a half-day conference discussing the impact of Brexit on the design, implementation, and enforcement of economic...

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