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Mark Wasden is counsel with King & Spalding’s International Trade group in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office. Mark’s practice focuses on export controls, foreign investment, international trade proceedings and policy. He regularly advises clients on commercial and military export licensing and enforcement matters; economic sanctions; national security reviews; anti-boycott compliance and enforcement; the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; antidumping, countervailing duty and other proceedings; Court of International Trade appeals; complex Customs matters; and other trade policy and legislative matters.

Mark works closely with U.S. government agencies, including the Department of Commerce, Department of State, Department of Defense and the Treasury Department, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S., the U.S. International Trade Commission, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

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Credentials

J.D., George Washington University

B.A., Brigham Young University

District of Columbia

Maryland

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of International Trade

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

American Bar Association (International Section)

Customs and International Trade Bar Association

J. Reuben Clark Law Society

Japanese

Legal 500 USA Rankings


Tier 2 for International Trade, 2014-2015

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Legal 500 USA Rankings


Tier 2 for International Trade, 2014-2015

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Represents several U.S. and non-U.S. aerospace and defense companies in conducting internal investigations of export control and economic sanctions laws and preparing voluntary disclosures before the Bureau of Industry and Security, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Assists in obtaining clearance for companies in the aerospace and energy sectors of foreign investment, including addressing issues related to Foreign Ownership, Control and Influence, as well as assisting the companies in negotiating mitigation agreements with the U.S. government.

Routinely supports clients’ import and export activities by assisting with regulatory compliance assessments, prior disclosures, the development and implementation of trade compliance policies and procedures, and the treatment of specific entry-related questions.

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Represents several U.S. and non-U.S. aerospace and defense companies in conducting internal investigations of export control and economic sanctions laws and preparing voluntary disclosures before the Bureau of Industry and Security, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Assists in obtaining clearance for companies in the aerospace and energy sectors of foreign investment, including addressing issues related to Foreign Ownership, Control and Influence, as well as assisting the companies in negotiating mitigation agreements with the U.S. government.

Routinely supports clients’ import and export activities by assisting with regulatory compliance assessments, prior disclosures, the development and implementation of trade compliance policies and procedures, and the treatment of specific entry-related questions.

Represents clients in complex trade compliance matters before the border agencies concerning import violations, classification, valuation declarations and origin determinations.

Counsels multiple clients on country-of-origin claims and product marking, including the representation of clients in civil litigation involving damages claims arising from reliance on certificates of origin.

Represents U.S. manufacturers in administrative and appellate litigation to obtain relief from unfairly traded imports in antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings. For example, Mark has represented manufacturers in proceedings involving Wooden Bedroom Furniture from China; PET Film from Brazil, China, and Taiwan; Brass Sheet and Strip from the Netherlands; Cut-to-length Carbon Steel Plate from Sweden; and Mechanical Transfer Presses from Japan.

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Represents several U.S. and non-U.S. aerospace and defense companies in conducting internal investigations of export control and economic sanctions laws and preparing voluntary disclosures before the Bureau of Industry and Security, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Assists in obtaining clearance for companies in the aerospace and energy sectors of foreign investment, including addressing issues related to Foreign Ownership, Control and Influence, as well as assisting the companies in negotiating mitigation agreements with the U.S. government.

Routinely supports clients’ import and export activities by assisting with regulatory compliance assessments, prior disclosures, the development and implementation of trade compliance policies and procedures, and the treatment of specific entry-related questions.

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Matters

Represents several U.S. and non-U.S. aerospace and defense companies in conducting internal investigations of export control and economic sanctions laws and preparing voluntary disclosures before the Bureau of Industry and Security, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control.

Assists in obtaining clearance for companies in the aerospace and energy sectors of foreign investment, including addressing issues related to Foreign Ownership, Control and Influence, as well as assisting the companies in negotiating mitigation agreements with the U.S. government.

Routinely supports clients’ import and export activities by assisting with regulatory compliance assessments, prior disclosures, the development and implementation of trade compliance policies and procedures, and the treatment of specific entry-related questions.

Represents clients in complex trade compliance matters before the border agencies concerning import violations, classification, valuation declarations and origin determinations.

Counsels multiple clients on country-of-origin claims and product marking, including the representation of clients in civil litigation involving damages claims arising from reliance on certificates of origin.

Represents U.S. manufacturers in administrative and appellate litigation to obtain relief from unfairly traded imports in antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings. For example, Mark has represented manufacturers in proceedings involving Wooden Bedroom Furniture from China; PET Film from Brazil, China, and Taiwan; Brass Sheet and Strip from the Netherlands; Cut-to-length Carbon Steel Plate from Sweden; and Mechanical Transfer Presses from Japan.

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Credentials

J.D., George Washington University

B.A., Brigham Young University

District of Columbia

Maryland

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

U.S. Court of International Trade

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

American Bar Association (International Section)

Customs and International Trade Bar Association

J. Reuben Clark Law Society

Japanese

Legal 500 USA Rankings


Tier 2 for International Trade, 2014-2015

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Recognition

Legal 500 USA Rankings


Tier 2 for International Trade, 2014-2015