Foreign Trade

 

For countless years we have been listed amongst the leading law firms in foreign trade law. We advise enterprises, logistics providers and financial institutes operating in the foreign trade sector on the development and implementation of strategies, on contract structuring, during licensing and information procedures as well as on their daily business affairs. We represent enterprises and their executive officers in criminal and penalty proceedings.

We also offer preventative advice, in particular within the scope of our compliance advisory services. We represent enterprises before the national authorities and the European Commission, as well as before the financial and administrative courts through to the European Court of Justice. In case of specialist questions on foreign law, we collaborate on a regular basis with law firms in the respective countries.

 

Stephan Müller

Partner

Telephone: +49 221 2091 448
Telefax: +49 221 2091 333

stephan.mueller@oppenhoff.eu

Denmark, Finland, Israel, Norway, Sweden

Current topics of foreign trade law

Lecture content

This lecture covers the current topics of foreign trade law jurisprudence and legislation at any time.

Target group

Specialists, legal practitioners in general, managing directors

Duration

45 - 60 minutes

Export control compliance
Lecture content

This is a lecture on export compliance requirements and the elements of an internal compliance programme (ICP).

Target group

Legal practitioners, people working in distribution, controlling and compliance

Duration

ca. 60 minutes

An introduction to foreign trade law
Lecture content

This lecture provides an overview of the fundamental provisions of foreign trade law (excluding customs law).

Target group

Legal practitioners, people working in distribution, controlling and compliance

Duration

30 - 120 minutes

Business in embargo countries
Lecture content

This lecture explains the difference between embargos and sanctions and describes the effects of embargos on business relations and the pertaining compliance measures.

Target group

Legal practitioners, people working in distribution, controlling and compliance

Duration

30 - 60 minutes

Fundaments of anti-corruption law

Lecture content

This lecture provides an introduction to and overview of German and/or US and UK anti-corruption law, including the pertaining compliance measures, and handles the topic “invitations and gifts”.

Target group

Legal practitioners, people working in distribution, controlling and compliance

Duration

30 - 90 minutes

Fundaments of US export control law
Lecture content

This lectures provides an introduction to US export control law from the perspective of a German re-exporter, especially with a view to the conflicts between US re-export law and European anti-discrimination law, data protection law and anti-boycott law.

Target group

Legal practitioners, people working in distribution, controlling and compliance

Duration

30 - 60 minutes

Iran embargo

Lecture content

This is a lecture on the current status of the legal framework conditions and risks, as well as risk control measures, for German-Iranian business relations.

Target group

Legal practitioners, people working in distribution, controlling and compliance

Duration

30 - 60 minutes

Russia embargo

Lecture content

This is a lecture on the current status of the legal framework conditions and risks, as well as risk control measures, for German-Russian business relations.

Target group

Legal practitioners, people working in distribution, controlling and compliance

Duration

30 - 60 minutes

Economic sanctions

Lecture content

This is a lecture on the significance of economic sanctions, compliance measures, sanction list screening and data protection.

Target group

Legal practitioners, people working in distribution, controlling and compliance

Duration

30 - 60 minutes