• April 19-21, 2023 | New Orleans, Louisiana
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Elizabeth Lowe

Venable LLC

Partner, International Trade and Logistics Group,

Liz Lowe focuses on international trade and customs, maritime/transportation, and shipping issues. Liz counsels U.S. and non-U.S. companies on a variety of cross-border regulatory and policy matters, transportation and logistics matters, and import/export compliance matters. Her work includes internal compliance reviews and investigations, due diligence activities, voluntary self-disclosures, responses to inquiries from federal agencies, compliance training, licensing, and transportation and logistics contract review.

Liz regularly represents companies on compliance with import and export control laws and regulations before regulatory authorities, including U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the International Trade Commission, U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), U.S. Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), U.S. Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS).

Sessions With Elizabeth Lowe

Wednesday, 27 April

  • 11:15am - 11:45am (CST) / 27/apr/2022 04:15 pm - 27/apr/2022 04:45 pm

    Executive Briefing: Sanctions, Tariffs, and Potential Pitfalls

    Sanctions and compliance burdens, often poorly understood by logistics service providers, can be a potential minefield for the breakbulk logistics supply chain. While the coordinated rounds of sanctions against Russia are top of mind and must be managed with care, these aren’t the only pitfalls in compliance and sanctions that breakbulk importers and exporters are likely to run across, according to Elizabeth Lowe, an attorney focused on international trade and logistics. The costs and complications of non-compliance, for example with newly ramped-up enforcements on goods made with forced labor, can be extremely high. Tariffs also continue to create supply chain headaches and costs, but recent developments and upcoming regulatory deadlines could offer opportunities for change. This executive briefing with Lowe, followed by a Q&A session, will help clarify these complex issues.