Recognised by WorldECR, Chambers and Legal 500, Beth Peters has over 30 years of experience advising clients on international trade and immigration matters. Beth is Co-Director of our International Trade and Investment Group.
Beth advises clients on the full range of international trade laws, including export control, cyber, national security, sanctions, customs, anti-boycott, and anti-money laundering/U.S.A. Patriot Act regulations. Beth also has a wealth of experience handling immigration matters and assessing cutting-edge technology transfer and deemed export issues.
Beth advises financial institutions and universities, as well as telecommunications, satellite, engineering, chemical, defence, life science, and other companies in complying with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (‘ITAR’), Export Administration Regulations (‘EAR’), and nuclear export controls, including complicated compliance, licensing, and enforcement matters. Beth assists financial institutions, universities, and companies on economic sanctions and anti-money laundering compliance matters.
Beth was recently recognised by Global Investigations Review to a list of the 25 most respected sanctions lawyers in Washington, D.C.
As leading publications note, ‘Beth Peters has “an encyclopedic knowledge of U.S. laws and excellent experience of their application outside the USA” and “clients recommend her as a highly skilled and efficient practitioner,'” (Chambers USA); ‘first-class in export procedures work’ (Chambers Global); ‘Beth is the one with the most “secret sauce,” that almost ineffable quality that transcends subject matter competency and business judgment to make a practitioner more than the sum of her parts. Maybe it’s her emotional intelligence, but Beth has a quality that puts clients at ease even when faced with significant compliance challenges.”(WorldECR Awards Export Control Practitioner of the Year 2015 – Highly Commended); Legal 500 U.S. recognised Beth Peters among its 2009 – 2016 leading lawyers: ‘Customs, exports and sanctions specialist Beth Peters has a top notch practice and a great reputation.’ Beth was voted ‘Runner-up’ in the 2016 WorldECR award for Export Control Practitioner of the Year.