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Paul E. Amberg

Partner
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Biography

Paul Amberg is a partner in Baker McKenzie’s Chicago office, where he handles international trade and compliance issues. He advises multinational companies on US export controls, trade sanctions, antiboycott rules and US customs laws. He also counsels on cross-border compliance issues.

Practice Focus

Mr. Amberg helps clients conduct audits of compliance with US export controls and US customs laws and structure compliance programs. He also helps in obtaining authorization from the US Government for activities subject to the two principal bodies of US 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 US government in relation to the EAR, the ITAR, and US customs laws.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised clients in internal and external audits of compliance with US export controls and US customs laws, structuring compliance programs, and obtaining authorization from the US Government for activities subject to the two principal bodies of US export control regulations, the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), US trade and economic sanctions programs, and antiboycott rules and regulations.
  • Represented clients in voluntary disclosure filings to, and enforcement actions brought by, the US Government in relation to the EAR, ITAR, US trade and economic sanctions programs, antiboycott rules and regulations, and US customs laws.
  • Counseled clients on cross-border compliance issues under the FCPA, foreign anti-bribery laws, and foreign commercial laws.

Admissions

  • Illinois~United States (2005)

Education

  • University of Illinois College of Law (J.D. magna cum laude) (2005)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (B.A. magna cum laude) (2001)
  • University of Buenos Aires (Visiting Student) (1999)

Languages

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish