Welcome to the Trade Practitioner a resource for current events in international trade and a resource to help you strengthen compliance at your organization.  Please feel free to review our subject matter updates by clicking on a topic to the left or visit our Learning Center to view presentations on international trade compliance. Please scroll down to see upcoming events.

Export Controls & Sanctions
Trade Policy &
Market Access

Trade Remedy &

European Regulation
Learning Center
In our Learning Center you will find PowerPoint presentations and webinars on export controls, sanctions and other trade compliance and policy topics.  You will also find our ITAR Practitioner’s Handbook (2016 2nd ED.) and other materials.
About the Trade Practitioner
The Trade Practitioner is a product of the Squire Patton Boggs International Trade Practice. You will find brief analysis of import and export developments in international trade regulation and policy in the United States and Europe as well as other countries from time to time. In addition, we hope you will the Trade Practitioner to be a useful learning center as we present our view through public speeches that we reproduce on this site.




Counsel Connect Autumn Seminar Series – A Dog’s Brexit – multiple locations in the United Kingdom – October 2016

Trade practitioners from our European offices will provide a series of Brexit updates complemented by more general up-to-date, topical advice, to help interested parties make informed decisions to formulate the best business protection strategies. Event dates, locations, and registration information are as follow:

London – October 11, 2016 at 9:00 am – Squire Patton Boggs’ London Offices: 7 Devonshire Square, London, EC2M 4YH – register here

Manchester – October 12, 2016 at 8:30 am – Squire Patton Boggs’ Manchester Offices: Trinity Court, 16 John Dalton Street, Manchester, M60 8HS – register here

Leeds – October 13, 2016 at 8:30 am – Squire Patton Boggs’ Leeds Offices: 6 Wellington Place, Leeds, LS1 4AP – register here

Berkshire – October 18, 2016 at 9:30 am – Royal Berkshire Conference Centre: Madejski Stadium, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 0FL – register here

Birmingham – October 19, 2016 at 8:30 am – Squire Patton Boggs’ Birmingham Offices: Rutland House, 148 Edmund Street, Birmingham, B3 2JR – register here

ITAR and the EAR: US Trade Controls Compliance in Europe – London, UK – 31 January-1 February 2017

George Grammas will participate in C5’s 5th Forum on compliance with ITAR and the EAR and be among the panelists to discuss “How to Work with Conflicting Definitions.” See here for conference agenda and registration info.

7th Annual Advanced ITAR & EAR Compliance Conference & Workshops – Washington DC – 8-9 February 2017

Squire Patton Boggs will once again partner with Marcus Evans to host the two-day gathering. The 2017 conference will provide a forum for professionals in the field to discuss with industry and government experts the evolving Export Control Reform, as well as provide assistance with developing compliance strategies to comprehensively address existing regulations and updates. Follow our blog for additional information.