Areas of Focus
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2000
University of Virginia, B.A., 1996
- Jefferson Scholar
- Kentucky, 2000
Select Awards and Recognition
- Law360's Top Ten International Trade Attorneys Under 40 to Watch, 2010
Jan de Beer
Jan concentrates his practice in the area of international regulation and trade with a particular focus on import and export matters, customs regulations, labeling requirements, and transaction licensing. Jan has significant experience in counseling clients as to their export licensing obligations under the Department of Commerce’s Export Administration Regulations and the Department of State’s International Traffic In Arms Regulations. In addition, he advises companies and individuals in matters relating to U.S. embargoes and sanctions, with experience in both the voluntary disclosure of violations and obtaining appropriate licenses for international transactions. He also assists companies importing goods into the United States with customs law issues, including classification and valuation of products; Customs duty protests; and country of origin and other labeling requirements.
- Assisted defense article manufacturers with international trade compliance issues, including: (1) compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ("ITAR") and registration hereunder; and (2) performing a general export compliance audits and filing of Voluntary Disclosures for export violations.
- Created and assisted with the implementation of an International Trade Compliance Plans for U.S. manufacturers.
- Worked to obtain export licenses from the Bureau of Industry and Security for the export of U.S. products and technology.