Holland & Hart's Export Controls (ITAR/EAR) and Trade Sanctions (OFAC) Practice features experienced practitioners and former federal prosecutors.

Our team has deep substantive expertise in export controls and trade sanctions that allows us to provide a full spectrum of capabilities from counseling clients on complex regulatory and compliance issues to representing clients in enforcement actions before the U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, Treasury, Justice, and Customs and Border Protection.

Holland & Hart's Export Controls (ITAR/EAR) and Trade Sanctions (OFAC) group includes Steve Pelak, a former U.S. Department of Justice National Coordinator for Export Controls/Economic Sanctions Enforcement and Acting Chief and Principal Deputy Chief of the Counterespionage Section of the National Security Division, who is globally and nationally ranked by Chambers for International Trade: Export Controls and Economic Sanctions. He is complemented by a team of attorneys with extensive regulatory, investigatory, and trial skills to provide clients with practical and efficient solutions.

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Export Controls (ITAR/EAR) and Trade Sanctions (OFAC) Publications

Export Controls (ITAR/EAR) and Trade Sanctions (OFAC) Speaking Engagements and Events

  • "ITAR Part 130 - Past, Present, and Proposed Future," Co-Speaker, 2022 Spring Virtual Advanced Conference, Society for International Affairs, 05/18/2022
  • "Economic and Trade Sanctions," 2022 Spring Virtual Advanced Conference, Society for International Affairs, 05/16/2022
  • "Tackling Corruption in the Global Arms Trade," Center for International Policy, Washington, DC, November 2, 2017
  • "ITAR Compliance," Rocky Mountain World Trade Center Institute, Denver, CO, October 12, 2017
Ranked Globally in Chambers

Holland & Hart's Export Controls and Trade Sanctions team and Partner Steven Pelak ranked in Chambers Global 2022 for USA, International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions

NATIONWIDE Practice in Chambers USA 2022

Recognized by Chambers USA 2022 for the practice area International Trade: Export Controls & Economic Sanctions, USA - Nationwide

BTI's Law Firms with the Best Collaboration

One of nine firms nationwide named in 2017 by leading legal decision makers for “standout collaboration”


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