Mr Jasper Helder > Akin Gump LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Akin Gump LLP
E1 6EG
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Work Department

Partner; International Trade


Jasper Helder’s practice focuses on international trade and corporate compliance matters addressing economic sanctions, export controls, customs, anti-corruption and anti-money laundering. He also advises on other aspects of trade regulation, including customs matters, trade remedies, free trade agreements and rules of origin.

Jasper frequently assists U.S. clients with their EU compliance issues, advising a range of multinationals on EU and U.N. sanctions compliance for countries such as Iran, Russia, Crimea, Venezuela, North Korea etc. and on the interaction between those restrictions and U.S. sanctions. Additionally, he provides advice on the interaction between EU and U.S. export control rules, including International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

Jasper’s practice further comprises EU customs compliance, in particular, customs classification, including Binding Tariff Information, and customs valuation and transfer pricing.

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Netherlands Bar Association


J.D., Erasmus University Rotterdam

Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > EU and competition: trade, WTO anti-dumping and customs

Focusing on work in the transactional and investigatory space, the international trade department at Akin Gump LLP advises on the financial crime and compliance aspects of trade. The team has an established presence in sectors such as industrial manufacturing, energy, shipping and offshore construction. A standout development is the team’s recent increase in instructions concerning multi-jurisdictional internal investigations and voluntary self-disclosures. Jasper Helder heads the department and advises on issues concerning economic sanctions, EU export controls, and anti-corruption and anti-money laundering compliance. Senior counsel Chiara Klaui is also recommended for trade compliance work involving the EU and the US.