Paul Amberg is a partner in the Chicago office of Baker McKenzie, where he handles international trade and compliance issues. He advises multinational companies on U.S. export controls, trade sanctions, anti-boycott rules and U.S. customs laws. He also counsels on cross-border compliance issues.
Mr. Amberg helps clients conduct audits of compliance with U.S. export controls and U.S. customs laws and structure compliance programmes. He also helps in obtaining authorisation from the U.S. government for activities subject to the two principal bodies of U.S. export control regulations – the Export Administration Regulations (‘EAR’) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (‘ITAR’). His assistance extends to voluntary disclosure filings to, and enforcement actions brought by, the U.S. government in relation to the EAR, the ITAR, and U.S. customs laws.