Bryan Cave LLP has one of the leading export controls practices among global law firms, and offers a comprehensive range of services relating to all of the major export controls and economic sanction regimes, including controls administered by the U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, Energy and Treasury as well as European Union and Member State export controls. Our group, characterized by its broad range of experiences and diverse client base, includes specialists in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), governing military products and technology controlled on the United States Munitions List (USML), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), governing commercial and "dual-use" items, sanctions programs administered by the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), EU and Member State dual-use and military export controls; and nuclear export controls administered by the Department of Energy and Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and controls related to certain chemicals and controlled substances administered by the Drug Enforcement Agency. Members of the group consist of lawyers from our offices in the U.S., Asia and Europe.

Bryan Cave's export control practice covers the full spectrum of subjects necessary for clients engaged in international business, including:

  • Jurisdiction and Classification Assessments
  • Licensing
  • Compliance Programs & Training
  • Audits and Assessments
  • Investigations & Enforcement
  • Transactional & Due Diligence
  • General Counseling
  • Antiboycott Compliance

Our team monitors developments on export controls all over the world and has experience assisting multinational corporations on export controls concerns relating to their U.S., European, and Asian operations. Our export controls group includes professionals who regularly advise clients in the computer, telecommunications, software, electronics, process management, aerospace, chemical and pharmaceutical industries on the proper export classification of and licensing requirements for their products.