Reid Whitten works with clients around the world to plan, prepare, and succeed in global business transactions.
In the areas of sanctions, export and defence exports, anti-corruption, and CFIUS, he supports clients in detecting and deterring potential compliance issues as well as conducting and defending investigations and enforcements. Mr. Whitten also advises on anti-dumping, anti-money laundering, and anti-boycott regulations.
Mr. Whitten is a thought leader on cross-border business regulations. He is a professor at the Law School of the Université Catholique de Lille, in France, where he teaches a course on The Law of International Business. He writes and comments regularly and is called on by trade publications to provide analysis on the latest changes to cross-border transactional regulations. Mr. Whitten also conducts seminars on regulatory updates to industry groups in the United States, France, and Belgium. He speaks French fluently.
Mr. Whitten is the Managing Partner of Sheppard Mullin’s London office and shares his time serving clients out of the Washington, D.C. office.