• April 23-25, 2025 | Hilton New Orleans Riverside, Louisiana

Derrick Kyle

Torres Trade Law, PLLC

Senior Associate

Derrick Kyle is a Senior Associate at Torres Trade Law. He regularly assists clients with all facets of global trade and national security, including matters related to export controls governed by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, customs, and sanctions.

Mr. Kyle has extensive experience in export classification, preparing export licenses, and developing export compliance manuals and programs. He also advises clients in a variety of industries on risks presented by U.S. economic sanctions administered by the Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC). On the import side, Mr. Kyle has experience classifying products within the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, completing prior disclosures with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and submitting protests with CBP and obtaining favorable results for clients.

Mr. Kyle also has extensive experience in conducting detailed investigations pursuant to government disclosures with the above regulatory agencies. Additionally, Mr. Kyle advises clients regarding the clearance of transactions subject to the jurisdiction of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

Sessions With Derrick Kyle

Thursday, 25 April

  • 12:00pm - 12:30pm (CST) / 25/apr/2024 05:00 pm - 25/apr/2024 05:30 pm

    Fireside Chat: Compliance, Sanctions and a Changing World Order

    Recent geopolitical events have ushered in a new era of economic nationalism and security concerns. Government regulators around the world have had to adjust their trade priorities, greatly transforming global trade as we know it. From economic sanctions to export controls, investment restrictions and trade wars, project and breakbulk shippers and their logistics service providers require a sophisticated understanding of regulatory requirements and business-related risks to flourish despite this ever-changing political and economic reality. In this fireside chat, Kathy Canaan, global director of trade compliance at Fluor, will join Olga Torres, managing member at Torres Trade Law, to discuss strategies for managing risk and seizing opportunities in this challenging environment for members of the breakbulk logistics industry.