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Our experienced foreign trade law team

Foreign trade law in Germany 

Participating in foreign trade is a highly demanding business. This concerns world-wide corporations as well as medium-sized companies. Its importance is obvious – particularly in Germany, which is one of the largest exporters in the world. Especially in the context of the current "trade wars", this legal field is of ever-increasing relevance for companies and poses a serious challenge.

Legal advice on foreign trade law

Our global team supports national and international companies with transactions regarding foreign trade law. We advise our clients on all questions with regard to export control and compliance with sanctions programmes.

Main areas of foreign trade law advice

  • Dual Use
  • Investment review
  • Assistance regarding embargo and sanctions law requirements
  • Export licences and general licences
  • Structuring of world-wide logistics and distribution systems with a view to foreign trade compliance
  • Advice with respect to export control law requirements
  • Other advice on obtaining export licences and negative certificates
  • Support with respect to the duty to report capital movements
  • Assistance with the set-up and organisation of internal compliance structures regarding export control, particularly with respect to an internal compliance programme
  • Representation in communications with public authorities
  • Support in the context of foreign trade audits

Contact us

Dr. Arndt Scheffler, Counsel

Dr. Kathrin Gack, LL.M. (Cardozo), Senior Associate